LANL Foundation Offers $1,000 Awards for NNM Residents Wanting to Return to College

LANL FOUNDATION News:

Northern New Mexicans wanting to return to college for a certificate or two-year program are eligible for $1,000 awards from the Regional College/Returning Student program of the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund.

The application deadline is Dec. 2 to the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation’s Regional College/Returning Student Scholarship Fund. Applications must be submitted on line at www.lanlfoundation.org.

The awards go to students returning to a formal education after an absence, such as business, the military or personal reasons. Candidates from Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, San Miguel, Taos, Mora and Sandoval counties are eligible and must show that have been accepted for certification or a two-year degree program at an accredited regional college.

Since the program began in 2011, 48 students have been awarded the scholarship. Students who previously received the Regional College/ Returning Scholar award may reapply.

Funding for the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund comes from contributions by LANL employees and a match from Los Alamos National Security, LLC.

For complete guidelines, see www.lanlfoundation.org.

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