AVS New Mexico Scholarships for High School Seniors

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AVS New Mexico Scholarships for High School Seniors

The New Mexico Chapter of the AVS Science and Technology Society has announced their scholarship as William M. Olson/Warren E. Taylor and Daniel D. Koleske. These scholarships are available to those students who are entering their first year of college in Fall 2022 who plan to major in the physical sciences or engineering. The program is open to any student graduating or is expected to graduate from a high school in 2022 in the New Mexico Chapter area (New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arizona, and the portion of Texas in the Mountain time zone.

 Applicants for these scholarships will be chosen based on their performance and achievements, which may be stated through their statement, which describes the immediate goals of the applicant in college and long-range goals, also one additional statement describing exceptional circumstances (optional). The selected applicants will receive an award amount of $3,000, given to the institution where they have enrolled in. The amount can be given to any institution of the applicant’s choice to get admitted.

The AVS New Mexico Chapter was established in 1964 and is a non-profit professional society and a member of the American Institute of Physics. Their objective is to promote communication, stimulate research and education, provide scholarships, and administer awards in the field of interest to the AVS by staging various technical activities and a vigorous scholarship and educational outreach program.

Brief Description

Have a look at the below table to get a quick idea about these programs:

OrganizationAVS New Mexico Chapter
Education LevelHigh school seniors
SubjectsPhysical science or engineering
Amount$3,000
Access ModeOnline
Number of AwardsNA
CityNew Mexico
NationalityDomestic 
CountryUSA
Contest DeadlineMay 02, 2022
Application FeesNone
RequirementsVaries

Who Is Eligible?

  • Any student who is graduating or is expected to graduate from a high school in 2022 in the New Mexico Chapter are (New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arizona, and the portion of Texas in the Mountain time zone.)
  • Students entering their first year of college in fall 2022, with an intention to major in the physical sciences or engineering

How to Apply?

Eligible students should fill their application form with proper details in each field; also, they should attach an official copy of grades received and SAT and ACT scores (scores included on transcripts are acceptable), letters of endorsement from two high school teachers, including one from a science teacher, a statement describing the immediate goals of the applicant in college and may also include long-range goals (one page), also they may attach (not necessary) a statement describing exceptional circumstances. Students can apply through the online application form provided here, or if they do not have reliable access to the internet, then they can download the form provided below, complete it, print it, and submit it in hardcopy along with all the documents mentioned before. To download the form, click here. Students can submit their applications and queries to:
Craig Nakakura
AVS Scholarships and Awards Committee
Sandia National Laboratories 
PO Box 5800, MS-1248
Albuquerque, NM 87185-1248
Or an email to cynakak@sandia.gov 

Benefits

Applicants will get eligible for awards based on their performance and achievements, which may be stated through their statement, which describes the immediate goals of the applicant in college and long-range goals, also one additional statement describing exceptional circumstances (optional). The selected applicants will receive an award amount of $3,000, given to the institution where they have enrolled in. Students will be encouraged to seek education in Physical sciences or engineering and secure their careers in these fields. The amount will be used for the student’s educational purposes, such as managing their tuition assistance, books and other supplies, board and room, and other required and related expenses.

Application Deadline

Students who are eligible and are interested in mentioned fields should complete their applications and submit them in any way possible before the deadline of May 02, 2022. Delayed applications for the program will not be considered eligible.

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