Student Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Each year, RMACAC is pleased to offer ten (10) $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. All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by 11:59 PM MDT on Friday, April 29, 2022.

Amount: $1,000 /Scholarship

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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 2022 or Fall 2022 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 2022 or Fall 2022 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 Quincey "Q" Otuafi, 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 member of RMACAC. All RMACAC members are eligible to nominate up to 2 students, but 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. Please email the counselor recommendation form or a personal letter of recommendation to Quincey "Q" Otuafi, IDEA Chair. 

 

Counselor Recommendation Form

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