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Elena Gallegos Finds the Challenges and Joys of Freshman Year

Taylor Swift, Elena’s Gallegos’ favorite artist, sings the lyrics “if you never bleed, you’re never gonna grow” in her song The 1. Elena says she finds courage in these words when facing an unknown future. The 2023 Coronado High School graduate and Bronze Scholarship recipient is learning as she goes, experiencing all the challenges and joys of her freshman year at UNM in Albuquerque.
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APPLY NOW: Application opens for LANL Foundation’s 4-Year Scholarships 

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation is now accepting applications for our four-year undergraduate scholarship awards. Whether pursuing a degree in STEAM, healthcare, education, business, or the humanities, students who meet the eligible criteria are welcome to apply. While most applicants are current high school seniors, undergraduate students pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited, post-secondary educational institution are also encouraged to apply. 
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LANL Foundation Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund

LANL Foundation celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF) with a celebration at the Governor’s Mansion in Santa Fe on Tuesday evening. Over 125 guests gathered to celebrate the Fund, which has awarded over $11 million to more than 2,300 students. Distinguished guests and speakers included State Representative Susan Herrera, who was also the Founding Executive Director of LANL Foundation, State Senator Leo Jaramillo, co-founder of LAESF Bob Romero, current and former members of the LAESF Advisory Committee, donors, current and former LANL Foundation staff and board members, and LANL Scholars.
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LANL Foundation Awards 41 Students with Career Pathways Scholarships

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation is awarding 41 Northern New Mexico students Career Pathways Scholarships. These awards are for individuals who have a specific career in mind and are committed to earning an associate’s degree or certification in any field or trade. They are available to high school students and adult learners with a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency (HSE).
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LANL Foundation staff appear on “A Wild Idea” to discuss the scholarship program

LANL Foundation's President & CEO Jenny Parks, Vice-President of Institutional Advancement & Scholarship Tony Fox, and Scholarship Program Coordinator Silvia Aguirre joined host Andrew Balzarini for the latest episode of "A Wild Idea" to discuss the new Dell Technologies/ Wildflower International Scholarship Fund.
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Jamie Cruz-Sandoval – 2022 Bronze Scholarship and Michael A. Hiskey Nursing Scholarship winner

Meet Jamie Cruz-Sandoval, 2022 Bronze Scholarship and Michael A. Hiskey Nursing Scholarship winner. She is majoring in Nursing at the University of New Mexico. “I come from two Native American communities, and in Indian country in general, there are a lot of health disparities. Being awarded this scholarship allows me to continue furthering my education and earn a degree, allowing me to return and serve my communities as well as others.”
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