Michael William Marr Scholarship: Open to any 2013 graduating RHS senior. Scholarship awarded annually on the basis of achievement in academics, athletics and participation in the football program. The deadline for applications is May 9, 2013. The recipient of the scholarship will be announced and presented with a scholarship plaque at the RHS Senior Awards Ceremony on May 19, 2013.
Southwest Capital Bank: Scholarship being offered to current seniors. Return your application to Geralyn Montoya at the RHS Counseling Center by Thursday, May 2, 2013.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1063 Memorial Scholarship: Scholarships, $500, are available to any graduating senior. Monies will be disbursed when student provides admission to Post-Secondary school to include a trade school. Application deadline is May 15, 2013.
Fabian Trujillo Memorial Scholarship, established February 14, 2012, is a $500 nonrenewable scholarship awarded in two installments of $250 per semester, payable to the recipient’s choice of University or Technical/Vocational School. Eligibility requirements are minimum 2.0 GPA and financial need based on family income. Please return completed application and essay to a East Las Vegas High School Counselor. Application Deadline: April 26, 2013.
Henry O. Sanchez Memorial Scholarship: Scholarship for any senior who is planning on attending New Mexico Highlands University. Return your applicationto Geralyn Montoya at the RHS Counseling Center by April 30, 2013.
Dr. Robert J. Henry Masonic Memorial Scholarship: Chapman Masonic Lodge #2 is offering a scholarship to a senior graduating from Mora, Robertson, and West Las Vegas High School. The following items will be considered: Academic Achievement, Character, School, Community and Church Service, and Financial Need. Application Deadline: April 29, 2013.
QuestBridgeis a non-profit organization launching the 2012 National College Match Program, which helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to college. Please visit www.questbridge.org for online application and information.
Student Scholarships.org: Attached is a complete list of scholarships available to New Mexico students for the upcoming school year. Please download a copy of all of the available scholarships for you to take advantage of. Deadlines are fast approaching.
Albuquerque Community Foundation: Scholarship/financial aid programs to help NM graduating seniors begin their college education. All information on eligibility, deadlines and applications needed to apply for a scholarship or financial aid award is on the Foundation’s website: www.albuquerquefoundation.org. You will also find articles to help you in search for assistance, on how to apply and links to other helpful sites.
Samsung American Legion Scholarship: Helps students who are direct descendants of U.S. wartime Veterans, please visit www.legion.org/scholarships for applications.
Best Buy is awarding up to $1.2 million scholarships for students in grades 9-12. That's 1,200 scholarships of $1,000 each. For more information, visit their website and apply online at www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com or www.at15.com.
Paying for College Resource Guide - Download information packet by clicking on title to open printable pdf file.
Google Scholarships in North America - Now accepting applications!
http://googleforstudents.blogspot.com/2012/01/google-scholarships-in-north-america.html> (Google Student Blog):
As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, we are pleased to support the work of our partner organizations in providing scholarships to students studying computer science. For complete details on all of our scholarships, please visit www.google.com/jobs/scholarships<http://www.google.com/intl/en/jobs/students/proscho/scholarships/uscanada/
New Mexico Lottery Scholarship Info
Free Scholarship Search Engines
Fast Web: www.fastweb.com/ SRNetwork: www.srnexpress.com/
Merit Aid: www.meritaid.com
Useful Web Sites
College Board www.collegeboard.org/fundfinder/htmlssrchtop.html
Hispanic College Fund, Inc. www.hispanicfund.org/
Hispanic Scholarship Fund www.hsf.net/
Bill Gates Millenium (Minority) Scholars www.gmsp.org/
Hope Scholarship www.ed.gov/inits/hope
Preparing & Paying for College www.collegeispossible.org/
Paying for College www.collegeview.com/finaid
Children’s Scholarship Fund www.scholarshipfund.org/
Scholarship Scams & Services www.finaid.org/finaid/scams.html
The National Co-op Scholarship Program www.co-op.edu
Selective Service Info www.sss.gov/
Veteran’s Home Page www.va.gov/benefits/Education/default.htm
G.I. Bill. (For Veteran’s & dependents) www.gibillexpress.com/
Need a Lift? www.needalift.org
Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation (609) 921-3534
Veteran’s Ed. Customer Service (800) 442-4551
Veteran’s Guidance (800) 827-1000
Army Emergency Relief Foundation (703) 960-3982
Armed Forces Benefit Association (800) 776-2322Air Force Aid Society (202) 692-9305