Student Scholarship

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients!

Arizona

Delia Rodriguez Moreno, Tempe High School

Estefania Villegas Lopez, Maricopa High School

Colorado

Fahiima Abdullahi, Denver Center for International Studies

Jessica Sherpa, Vail Mountain School

New Mexico

Feleecia Guillen, East Mountain High School

Micah Tsosie, Navajo Pine High School

Utah

Jacqueline Park, Rowland Hall

Sarah James, Judge Memorial Catholic High School

Wyoming

Sarah Argueta Acevedo, Kelly Walsh High School

Aaron Ortiz, Kemmerer Junior Senior High School

 

The Scholarship application is now closed. Please check back next February for the 2022 Student Scholarship application.

 

Scholarship Description: Each year, RMACAC is pleased to offer ten $1,000 scholarships to students who exhibit a commitment to learning, demonstrate leadership skills, and are committed to serving their communities. RMACAC will select two scholarship recipients per RMACAC state: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

Amount: $1,000 /Scholarship

Scholarship Eligibility

Every year, we are excited to offer two (2) $1,000 scholarships to students in each of our member states; Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, for a total of $10,000 in award monies. This scholarship is awarded to either:

  1. students who live in one of the member states, attend a public or private high school in one of the member states, is in their final year of high school, and will be attending a regionally accredited college or university beginning the Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 term. Students must have at least a 3.0 high school GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
  2. students who live in one of the member states, attend a regionally accredited 2-year college in one of the member states, and will be transferring to attend a regionally accredited college or university beginning the Summer 2021 or Fall 2021 term. Students must have at least a 3.0 college GPA (on a 4.0 scale).

International students and students with undocumented/DACA status who attend high school or a 2-year college within the RMACAC region are also eligible to apply.

This one-time, non-renewable award is designed for applicants with demonstrated involvement in high school/college, the community, or service to others. Applicants must have a motivation to achieve personal goals. 

If you have any questions, please contact Frank Laro, IDEA Chair. 

Counselor Nomination

Counselor Nomination Requirements:

In order for the student to be eligible to apply for the RMACAC student scholarship, they must be nominated by a current, paid member of RMACAC.  All RMACAC members are eligible to nominate students, but student applicants must either be a resident or attend school in one of five member states: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming to be eligible for the scholarship. A counselor may nominate more than one student.

Counselor Recommendation Form

Your recommendation will be very important to the scholarship committee as they make the final recipient decisions.