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Albuquerque Community Foundation (ACF) Notah Begay III Scholarship Program

  • Website Address
  • http://www.albuquerquefoundation.org/student_aid/
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Coordinator
  • Address
  • PO Box 36960
  • Email Address
  • foundation@albuquerquefoundation.org
  • Application Deadline
  • March 14, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 2
  • Maximum Amount
  • $1,400
  • Scholarship Description
  • Professional golfer Notah Begay III established this scholarship fund in 1999 to benefit Native American athletes attending college. Awards are made to high school graduates demonstrating strong academic achievement and participation in varsity level sports. One or two $1,400 awards will be made.

    Additional criteria:
    - applicants must be Native American scholar-athletes
    - minimum GPA 3.0
    - attend a college or university full time
    - include in your personal statement how you plan to give back to your community after college
    Additional required attachments:
    - proof of tribal enrollment or Certificate of Indian Blood (minimum 25%)
    - one reference from a current academic teacher or counselor
    - one reference from an athletic coach

    Please read the guidelines carefully and follow all instructions.

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