The 505 Southwestern® New Mexico True scholarship application is now closed.

Congratulations to Logan High School (Tucumcari, N.M.) graduate MacKenzie Lightfoot, who is the 2020 recipient of the 505 Southwestern® New Mexico True Scholars award.

505 Southwestern® New Mexico True Scholars is a 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
  • April 5, 2021 11:59 PM: Applications DUE
  • Late April 2021: Scholarship Recipient Announced

For questions, contact edavila@newmexicofoundation.org