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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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Evelyn Sanchez of the NM-NBCT presents Michael Dabrieo, Education Enrichment Director, with the Building Capacity award in Artesia, NM on September 16, 2023.

LANL Foundation Receives “Building Capacity” Award for Supporting and Developing Teachers in New Mexico

LANL Foundation has been recognized by the New Mexico National Board Certified Teacher Network (NM-NBCT) for its work to support and develop teachers in New Mexico. The Education Enrichment team at the Foundation was singled out for their efforts to recruit and bolster teacher candidates seeking their National Board Certification. Michael Dabrieo, Education Enrichment Director at LANL Foundation, and Paul Le Francois, K12 Program Coordinator, were awarded the “Building Capacity” award at a ceremony in Artesia on September 16th during the annual conference of the New Mexico National Board Network.
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Students from the Robertson High School STEM Club speak at the Roundhouse on STEAM Day at the Legislature in 2023.

New Mexico Awarded STEMx Challenge Grant

Today, the national STEMx network announced funding for four states to launch science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education advocacy programs. In New Mexico, LANL Foundation has been awarded a STEMx Challenge Grant which will help support the Northern New Mexico STEAM Coalition to create a statewide plan for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) advocacy and education, as well as support students from rural and Tribal areas to participate in the 2024 STEAM Day at the Legislature, an annual event held at the Roundhouse during the legislative session.
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Group photo of Grants High School team. One of the winning teams, sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories. (Courtesy photo)

New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge Announces 2024 Question and Opens Registration

The New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge has announced its 2024 Challenge Question as it kicks off student team recruitment. Celebrating its fifth year, the Challenge is an annual competition where high school students from across the state showcase their skills and knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to build practical solutions for real-world problems.
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Representative Susan Herrera speaking at a podium

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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Española Healthcare Career Pathways Project sitting wearing their school T-shirts.

Española Students Complete First Year of Innovative Program to Prepare Them for Healthcare Careers

Sixteen students from Española Valley High School have completed this school year already on their way to high demand healthcare careers in their community. The Española Healthcare Career Pathways Project both prepares students to be able to transition into well-paying healthcare jobs while addressing the chronic healthcare workforce shortage in an area that has long been medically underserved.
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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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A group of teachers earning their National Board Certification (NBCT) at a luncheon in Española on May 13th, 2023.

LANL Foundation Celebrates 16 Area Teachers Receiving Their National Board Certification

On Saturday, May 13th, the LANL Foundation honored 16 teachers from Northern New Mexico who have achievedtheir National Board Certification, alongside their coaches and other support providers, at a luncheon at their Española office. The 16 teachers have achieved their certification over the past several years, with Saturday’s event being the first time the group has been able to gather to celebrate due to pandemic-era restrictions. 
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Teacher Diana Chavarria is presented a $1,000 check for her Excellence in Teaching Award at Kh'a'po Community School.

LANL Foundation Announces Eight Winners of the Excellence in Teaching Award

Eight teachers in Rio Arriba County and Pojoaque received surprise visits at their schools this month when they were presented with the 2023 Excellence in Teaching Award. The award, a partnership between the LANL Foundation and Northern New Mexico Integrated Security (N2MIS), honors teachers and celebrates the education profession in Rio Arriba County and Pojoaque.
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