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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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Nathan Oswald in a hat and sunglasses on the river.

Nathan Oswald – Career Pathways Scholarship Winner

Meet Nathan Oswald from Taos, NM. He graduated from Farmington High School in 2001, spent two decades as a whitewater raft guide, and now attends UNM-Taos. He was awarded a Career Pathways Scholarship to study Pre-Science. “I am working towards a degree to be better able to find a permanent career in natural resource management in my lifelong home of Northern New Mexico.”
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Isa Bella Thomas in her cap and gown.

Isa Bella Thomas – 2022 John & Marti Browne Leadership Scholar

Meet Isa Bella Thomas, 2022 John and Marti Browne Leadership Scholar. She started Regent University in the fall of 2022 with plans to major in business. Isa Bella graduated from New Mexico School for the Arts where she took on numerous leadership roles. Sheco-founded the Women of Color Collective, which was featured in articles in the Albuquerque Journal, Source NM, The New Mexican, and Yahoo News
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Shilayia Antonio, 16, looks at her phone with her friend, Shanaeya Thomas, left, in the media area of Cuba High School. Antonio, a student who in the 2020-21 school year was experiencing housing instability, was among 53 students who participated in the pilot program giving conditional money for basic needs. (Eddie Moore/ Albuquerque Journal)

Update on One of Our Biggest Grants Yet

October 30, 2022 – In the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the LANL Foundation made a strategic decision to release more grant funding to support the students of Northern New Mexico. As part of this effort, we partnered with New…

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First Dell Technologies/Wildflower International Scholar To Be Named in 2023

As part of LANL Foundation’s partnership with Wildflower International, the first Dell Technologies/Wildflower International Scholar will be named in 2023. Established by a $100,000 gift from Wildflower International with support from Dell Technologies, the soon-to-be endowed fund provides educational scholarships for Northern New Mexico high school seniors and undergraduates pursuing studies in computer science and other technology-based disciplines.
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Application opens for LANL Foundation’s 4-Year Scholarships

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation is now accepting applications for their 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 current high school seniors are the primary audience, undergraduate students currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited, post-secondary educational institution are also encouraged to apply. 
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Inquiry Science Education Consortium (ISEC) Science Resource Center in Chimayó

Behind the scenes at our Science Resource Center

Get a behind the scenes look at our Science Resource Center in Chimayó, New Mexico. This is where our Inquiry Science Education Consortium (ISEC) team assembles STEM curriculum kits focusing on physical and earth sciences for students in grades K-6 throughout Northern New Mexico.
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NMSU to host New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge Dec. 2-3, 2022

New Mexico State University will host the 2022 New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge Showcase event. The event will be held in a hybrid format with the virtual STEM Showcase Dec. 2, and the in-person STEM Showcase Dec. 3 at Corbett Center Student Union.    The NM Governor’s STEM Challenge partners include NMSU, the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation and the New Mexico Public Education Department along with various industry partners from across the state.
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