NMAA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP FORMS

Due to the challenges brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic, the NMAA Foundation distributed an additional $16,000 in “Together We Rise” scholarships during the 2021-2022 school year.   In total, $41,500 was awarded to 37 New Mexico Students.  The Foundation Board of Directors has decided to continue the Together We Rise program in 2022-2023, 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 $40,000 to the youth of our state during 2022-2023.  The Together We Rise program started in 2020-2021 and a total of $42,000 has been awarded through this initiative since its inception. 

For more information contact Chris Kedge at chris@nmact.org.

SCHOLARSHIP SUMMARY INFORMATION

JULY 1, 2022 | PDF

“TOGETHER WE RISE” SCHOLARSHIPS

PRESENTED IN PART BY THE FOLLOWING DONORS:

  • ZEROEYES
  • PELL FAMILY
  • MR. BRUCE COTTRELL
  • VARIOUS NMAA/NMOA HALL OF FAME MEMBERS
  • TOM DRANGMEISTER MEMORIAL FUND
  • IN MEMORY OF 1967 MAYFIELD GRADUATE ROBERT THOMPSON WHEATLEY, JR.
  • IN MEMORY OF 1968 SANDIA GRADUATE GARY G. DUBROCK
  • MIKE DANOFF MEMORIAL FUND

These special $1,000 scholarships were 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.

TOGETHER WE RISE SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION AND MATCHING SCHOLARSHIP GIFT OPPORTUNITIES

“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, 2023 | ONLINE FORM | PRESENTED BY NUSENDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

MARIO MARTINEZ MEMORIAL NMAA SCHOLARSHIP
For Students at Class A-2A Schools
FEBRUARY 1, 2023 | ONLINE FORM | PRESENTED BY NUSENDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

ACTIVITIES SCHOLARSHIP

FEBRUARY 1, 2023 | ONLINE FORM| PRESENTED BY NB3 FOUNDATION & REALTY ONE of NEW MEXICO

DAN AND LUCILLE WOOD/ GREY GLADIATOR ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP

FEBRUARY 1, 2023 | ONLINE FORM | PRESENTED BY DION’S

EL RICHARDS/FRANCES WALSH SPIRIT SCHOLARSHIP

FEBRUARY 1, 2023 | ONLINE FORM | PRESENTED BY VARSITY SPIRIT

TRADE/TECHNICAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

FEBRUARY 1, 2023 | ONLINE FORM | PRESENTED BY BACA NVS

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, LT. COL. CECIL LYNN JR. MEMORIAL, & AUSTIN DENTON 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

MARCH 1, 2023 | WORD DOCUMENT

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Daniels Scholarship Program

The Daniels Scholarship Program provides the opportunity for motivated students from New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming to attend the college of their choice. Daniels Scholars receive up to $100,000 to be applied at any two- or four-year, nonprofit, accredited college or university in the United States, depending on financial need. The scholarship is for students with great potential, strong character, and big dreams.

Daniels Scholars are America’s next generation of leaders, persevering through life’s challenges and rooted in the values important to Bill Daniels. They are free and entrepreneurial thinkers who are proud of this country and community and work hard to improve them. For more information, please visit https://www.DanielsFund.org/scholarships.

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