2021 NMASBO High School Scholarship Application
Submission Deadline02/08/2021

Applicant Guidelines & Criteria

1. Submit a complete scholarship application through Reviewr which includes the following:

a. Demonstrate strong academic achievement with a 3.0 GPA or better and must submit a copy of the following documents: unofficial high school transcript & ACT and/or SAT scores.

b. Submit a typed essay (double spaced and no longer than two pages in length)The essays will be scored according to the following criteria:

  • Details of your plans for attending college and pursuing a college degree,
  • Information on how the scholarship will help you achieve your educational goals
  • Information demonstrating your financial need,
  • Information about your service to the community or school district if any.

c. Submit two letters of recommendation written by a schoolteacher, staff member, or school administrator. (**Must be on school letterhead**)

2. A graduating senior from an accredited public or charter high school in the State of New Mexico.

​3. The school district or charter high school is a current member of NMASBO.

4. Enroll and attend a college or university of your choice in the State of New Mexico as a full-time student (12 or more semester hours/credits).

5. Available to all New Mexico High School Seniors graduating after the 2020-21 academic year with no emphasis placed on ethnicity or gender.

Important Information

  • The Scholarship Committee will select seven to 10 regional applicants to be awarded an NMASBO Scholarship worth $1,500.

  • One deserving student will be awarded a $2,500 Joni Heinsohn Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship has a higher emphasis on financial need (must meet scholarship criteria).

  • The scholarship will be made payable to your student's account at the college or university upon verification of enrollment.

  • The scholarship will be forfeited if you do not become a full-time student in the 2021 Fall Semester.

  • If applications submitted do not meet the above criteria, the application will be rejected.

  • Applications must be submitted online through Reviewr no later than Monday, February 8, 2021.

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