UNM-LA Announces Scholarship Recipients For 2020

Emily Jones, Ed Grilly and Julie Grilly Scholarship. Courtesy photo

UNM-LA News:

The University of New Mexico – Los Alamos (UNM-LA) announces the Scholarship Award recipients for Fall 2020.

The scholarship recipients represent 12 high schools throughout New Mexico.

Recipients are from Los Alamos High School and Pojoaque High School as well as Escalante High School in Northern New Mexico and Carlsbad High School in Southern New Mexico.

In addition to these recent graduate high school students, UNM-LA has presented awards to students of all ages from Los Alamos, Peñasco, Tierra Amarilla, Ojo Caliente, Gallina and the Espan͂ola Valley.

Nayeli Rojo, Bridge to Success Scholarship, Start Here Scholarship, and High Achiever Scholarship. Courtesy photo

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a video presentation was prepared to honor the scholarship recipients.

“Congratulations to you on behalf of faculty and staff for the scholarships you have earned this year,” UNM-LA Chancellor Dr. Cynthia Rooney said in the video. “Your hard work and dedication to your academic endeavors has paid off.” Rooney continued, “UNM-LA is proud to have such an outstanding group of students start and continue their education in Los Alamos and we are very grateful to the generous donors for their contributions to the various scholarship awards.”

Olivia Chandler, Start Here Scholarship, High Achiever Scholarship, and Grotto Memorial Endowment. Courtesy photo 

Current and incoming students are encouraged to take advantage of a wide variety of scholarships available at UNM-LA.

For a scholarship application and eligibility information on scholarships at UNM-LA, click here.

UNM-Los Alamos is an innovative, rigorous, and affordable comprehensive branch community college that provides foundations for transfer, leading-edge career programs, and lifelong learning opportunities.

More information about UNM-Los Alamos is available at losalamos.unm.edu.

 To view the complete list of scholarship recipients, visit the UNM-LA website.

Aaliyah Sandoval, High Achiever Scholarship and HED Incentive to Compete Scholarship. Courtesy photo


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