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A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM RECOGNIZING PASSION
FOR THE FUTURE OF NEW MEXICO AGRICULTURE 

505 Southwestern® New Mexico True Scholars is a new scholarship program designed to recognize passion and commitment to pursue higher education and make a positive impact on the agriculture industry in New Mexico. One recipient for the $5,000 scholarship will be selected annually and will be awarded in equal payments over 4 years of undergraduate study.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be graduating seniors of a New Mexico high school.
  • Applicants must plan to attend an accredited college or university in New Mexico beginning fall 2021 and be enrolled full time.
  • Applicants must have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in their first six semesters of high school.
  • Applicants must have completed a FAFSA application for the upcoming college year.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to making an impact in the agricultural industry and/or overall economy of food and agriculture of New Mexico.  

TIMELINE

  • October 20, 2020: Scholarship open for applications online at http://nmcf.org/scholarships/
  • April 1, 2021 11:59PM: Applications DUE
  • Late April 2021: Scholarship Recipient Announced

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Complete online application at http://nmcf.org/scholarships/.
  • Attach your high school transcript through your junior year.
  • Attach a copy of your college acceptance letter.
  • Attach a copy of the FAFSA page that indicates what your Estimated Family Contribution would be.

For more information, email the New Mexico Community Foundation at scholarship@nmcf.org