Scholarship Opportunities
$500 Scholarship. Register using the link above. 

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Deadline Reminder: February 1, 2024
37 Scholarships will be awarded in 9 different categories

The NMAA Foundation has recognized individuals from approximately 120 different NMAA member high schools over the last sixteen years.  In order to honor kids from all areas of New Mexico, we need your help in passing on application information to your students.  The deadline for each scholarship application is February 1st, 2024, but Compete with Class Scholarship nominations/recommendations can be made through June.  
Application packets must be submitted online via the following webpage: 

NMAA Foundation Scholarship Forms

We have three new Idaho scholarships available for Mescalero Apache High School students, totaling $13,500 in award funds!

CapCut Meme Master Scholarship
Amount $500
Eligibility: This scholarship is open to all students at any education level. 
Applications Deadline: November 30, 2023

Joanne Pransky Celebration of Women in Robotics
Amount: $3,000
Eligibility: Any female-identifying high school or two or four-year undergraduate student who is interested in working in robotics may apply for this scholarship.
Application Deadline: February 29, 2024

Cat Zingano Overcoming Loss Scholarship
Amount: $10,000
Eligibility: Any student who is fighting through their own loss of a close family member, legan gaurdian or loved one, and is in need of financial support for their education as they move forward.
Application Deadline: July 20, 2024

The process for applying is to apply for the general scholarships on the following website. Application timeline December 1, 2023- February 1, 2024.

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Here are your information and application links for upcoming student programs, college internships and career openings in New Mexico, Washington, D.C. and abroad.  These State, National and International agencies provide amazing opportunities to become directly involved in numerous diplomatic, security and education assignments. Please let me know if you have any questions.   

  • White House
  • US State Department
  • National Security Agency
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • US Department of Defense
  • FEMA
  • US Department of the Interior
  • Los Alamos National Labs
  • United Nations
  • Global Ties
  • Meridian International

Student, Internship & Career Opportunities

in Washington, D.C and Abroad

Apply to be a White House Intern 

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The Fidelity Scholars Program application for the 2024-25 school year is now open.

We are excited to share with you an incredible opportunity for underrepresented and historically underserved high school seniors in your state.  Thank you for taking a moment to learn about the Fidelity Scholars Program and how it can help eligible Mescalero Apache students to earn a four-year degree, with little or no debt.

The Fidelity Scholars Program, an initiative funded by Fidelity Investments and administered by UNCF, combines a generous annual needs-based scholarship with robust wrap-around services that support students’ persistence to degree attainment. This is a last dollar scholarship opportunity (eliminating the need for most student loans) for high school seniors and GED recipients, ages 16-24, who plan to enroll at a 4-year college/university for the first time in Fall 2024.  Please encourage students who meet the eligibility criteria listed below to apply.

Fidelity Scholars Program Application Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 – 3.5 unweighted GPA or GED
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Enroll at a 4-year, not-for-profit college or university in your home state
  • Come from underrepresented populations and historically underserved communities

The application is now open and the deadline to apply is January 11, 2024

Apply Here: 

Sign-up for ScholarshipPoints and you'll automatically be entered for our $2,500 monthly scholarship!

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Mescalero, NM 88340