Due to the challenges brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic, the NMAA Foundation distributed an additional $30,000 in “Together We Rise” scholarships during the 2020-2021 school year. In total, $53,500 was awarded to 48 New Mexico Students. The Foundation Board of Directors has decided to continue the Together We Rise program in 2021-2022, and a minimum of ten (10) additional $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in an effort to support even more kids during these difficult times. With the already established annual scholarships and these additional “Together We Rise Scholarships”, the NMAA Foundation will distribute approximately $35,000 to the youth of our state during this school year. For more information contact Chris Kedge at email@example.com.
SCHOLARSHIP SUMMARY INFORMATION
JULY 1, 2021 | PDF
“TOGETHER WE RISE” SCHOLARSHIPS
PRESENTED IN PART BY THE FOLLOWING DONORS:
- TACO BELL RESTAURANTS OF SANTA FE (PELL FAMILY)
- MR. BRUCE COTTRELL
- VARIOUS NMAA/NMOA HALL OF FAME MEMBERS
- CECIL LYNN MEMORIAL FUND
These special $1,000 scholarships added in 2020-2021 have been continued again this year due to the difficulties and challenges that students have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no formal application process for these scholarships as the recipients will be chosen from the pool of individuals that apply for all other NMAA Foundation scholarships. Selections will be based on participation/achievement in athletics and/or activities, academic performance, and evaluation of personal statements.
“COMPETE WITH CLASS” SCHOLARSHIP
PRESENTED BY THE NEW MEXICO NATIONAL GUARD
The New Mexico Activities Association, in conjunction with the NMAA Foundation, will be awarding a maximum of eight (8) $1,000 Compete with Class scholarships during this school year. Awards will be given to students that best exemplify the three pillars of the Compete with Class sportsmanship initiative – Respect, Integrity, and Responsibility. Recipients will be selected by the NMAA Foundation Board of Directors based on recommendations from the NMAA and its member schools.
EXTRAORDINARY PARTICIPATION SCHOLARSHIPS
GARY TRIPP NMAA SCHOLARSHIP
For Students at Class 3A-5A Schools
FEBRUARY 1, 2022 | ONLINE FORM | PRESENTED BY US BANK
MARIO MARTINEZ MEMORIAL NMAA SCHOLARSHIP
For Students at Class A-2A Schools
FEBRUARY 1, 2022 | ONLINE FORM
FEBRUARY 1, 2022 | ONLINE FORM| PRESENTED BY NB3 FOUNDATION & REALTY ONE of NEW MEXICO
DAN AND LUCILLE WOOD/ GREY GLADIATOR ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP
FEBRUARY 1, 2022 | ONLINE FORM | PRESENTED BY DION’S
EL RICHARDS/FRANCES WALSH SPIRIT SCHOLARSHIP
FEBRUARY 1, 2022 | ONLINE FORM | PRESENTED BY VARSITY SPIRIT
COACH DICK SHELLEY ST. MICHAEL’S HS BASKETBALL, RALPH ORTIZ BPOE ELKS CLUB OF SANTA FE, RALPH ORTIZ SANTA FE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, PEDRO AND MATEO SANDOVAL STRONG FAMILY, & MIKE MITTELSTAEDT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Additional “at-large” scholarships will be given to individuals that have participated in athletics and demonstrated the ideals promoted by the New Mexico Activities Association and NMAA Foundation. There is no formal application process for these scholarships as the recipients will be chosen from the pool of individuals that apply for the categories listed above.
NMADA STUDENT-ATHLETE AWARD SCHOLARSHIP
APRIL 14, 2022 | WORD DOCUMENT
Daniels Scholarship Program
The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually-renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities. It is a “last dollar” scholarship that pays toward tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and miscellaneous educational expenses. Scholars may attend any nonprofit accredited school in the United States. For more information, visit www.DanielsFund.org/Scholarships.