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Application opens for LANL Foundation’s Career Pathways Scholarships

LANL Foundation is now accepting applications for 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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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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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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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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