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    Manuel Lujan Excellence in Education Scholarship Fund

    Offered by Albuquerque Community Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 3, 2024
    24 awards worth


    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a senior at a central New Mexico high school and are planning to attend a college or university in-state? If so, you may be eligible for the Manuel Lujan Excellence in Education Scholarship Fund! Each year, the scholarship awards $500 each to high school seniors attending one of 24 select high schools in central New Mexico (see “Eligibility Information” for the entire list of schools). One student from each of the schools will be chosen to receive the scholarship to go toward their college or university costs. To be considered, all applicants must also hold a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to enroll in college full-time. If you’re from one of the eligible New Mexican high schools and will be attending a university in-state, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Albuquerque Community Foundation

    The Albuquerque Community Foundation's mission is to serve their community by mobilizing and stewarding resources to create equitable opportunities for all. The Foundation is concerned with all aspects of community well-being, and they mobilize and partner with donors, funders, leadership groups and nonprofits to build a vibrant future for the Albuquerque community.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Minimum GPA



    New Mexico

    High School

    Albuquerque Academy, Albuquerque High School, Cibola High School, Del Norte High School, Eldorado High School, Estancia High School, Fort Sumner High School, Freedom High School, Highland High School, Hope Christian Schools Inc, La Cueva High School, Manzano High School, Menaul School, Moriarty High School, Mountainair High School, Rio Grande High School, Sandia High School, Sandia Preparatory School, Santa Rosa High School, Saint Pius X High School, To Hajiilee High School, Valley High School, Vaughn High School, West Mesa High School


    Applicants must (1) attend one of the eligible high schools and (2) plan to attend a college or university in New Mexico.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    No essay

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Albuquerque Community Foundation at

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Manuel Lujan Excellence in Education Scholarship Fund is renewable.

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