Applications Being Accepted For Los Alamos Scholarships


Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF) is now accepting applications for 2015 awards.

The largest scholarship pool in Northern New Mexico, LAESF supports students who are residents of Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe and Taos counties seeking four-year degrees in fields that serve the region.

High school seniors enrolling in or undergraduates currently attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution are eligible to apply. Applicants must have at least a 3.25 cumulative unweighted grade point average and scores of 19 ACT or 930 SAT (combined Math plus Critical Reading only).

Applications are submitted through an online portal at Deadline to apply is Jan. 20, 2015.

Scholarships ranging from $20,000 to $1,000 recognize academic performance, leadership potential, extracurricular activities, community service, critical thinking skills and career goals relevant to local community needs. Financial need, diversity and regional representation are also integral components of the selections process.

Since 1999, LAESF has awarded $4.5 million to close to 1,000 students. LAESF is managed by the LANL Foundation with oversight provided by an advisory committee of volunteer donors. Scholarships are funded by contributions from LANL employees, retirees, contractors, community members and Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS).

For more information, visit or contact Tony Fox at or 505.753.8890 ext. 116.