SCHOLARSHIPS

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation works closely with community supporters and generous donors to provide scholarship opportunities to seniors in the Las Cruces Public School District.

The Foundation is proud to administer these scholarships in order to help students pursue their higher education goals. The scholarships range from $250 to $2000.

The Foundation provided 27 scholarships to 2022 LCPS Graduates totaling $28,500.

Contact the Foundation at the contact information if you are interested in setting up a scholarship!

24 SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!

Applications for 2023 Scholarships will be available January 2023.  In the meantime, feel free to investigate the opportunities available as noted below.

  • Only one application is necessary
  • Applicants must plan to further their education in Fall 2023
  • The scholarship review committee will select recipients based on scholarship criteria
  • A student can only receive one scholarship
  • Awards will be presented at Senior Awards Assemblies
  • Recipients will be notified by email on/around April 2023

Applications are closed for 2022.  Look for them to be open in January 2023.

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the Dr. Felipe and AnaMaria Samaniego Endowment Fund, has created this scholarship. It is intended that the funds will provide one $1000 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to major in the arts at any college or university in New Mexico during the Fall of 2019.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation has created the Anita L. Sabichi, MD Music Scholarship with Felipe Samaniego, MD. It is intended that the funds will provide one $2000 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces School District who plans to major in Music at any New Mexico College or University.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. has created the Arrowhead Park ECHS Christin Slaughter Memorial Scholarship in honor Christin Slaughter, a teacher at APECHS. It is intended that the funds will provide one $500 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating female senior from APECHS who plans to seek a Bachelor’s Degree in the biological or pre-medical sciences at any New Mexico College or University Fall 2019.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the Bieri Family Endowment Fund, has created this scholarship. It is intended that the funds will provide one $1000 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to major in Broadcast Journalism at New Mexico State University during the Fall of 2019.

$1500 will be awarded to a student who plans to major in Education at NMSU.

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of Greater Las Cruces and the Reed Burn Family has created this scholarship in honor of Bonnie Burn. It is intended that the funds will provide one $1000 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to major in education at New Mexico State University in the College of Education during the Fall of 2019.

$500 will be awarded to a student who plans to major in Culinary Arts and the Doña Ana Community College.

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. has created the BSA Eagle Scout Scholarship in conjunction with a consortium of Friends of Scouting. It is intended that the funds will provide one $1000 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior who has earned the BSA Eagle Scout Rank from the LCPS District plans to attend any New Mexico College or University Fall 2019.

$500 will be awarded to two students who plan to major in Business at NMSU or the DACC.

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the Felipe Samaniego, MD Endowment Fund, has created this scholarship. It is intended that the funds will provide one $1000 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to attend any college or university in New Mexico during the Fall of 2019.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. has created the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce DACC scholarship. It is intended that the funds will provide one $500 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to attend Doña Ana Community College full time in the Fall of 2019.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. has created the J. Paul Taylor Scholarship. It is intended that the funds will provide one $500 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to major in education at New Mexico State University in Fall 2019.

$500 will be awarded to two students who plan to attend any NM college or university.

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. has created this scholarship. It is intended that the funds will provide one $1000 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to attend any college, university or vocational school in New Mexico during the Fall of 2019.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation has created the Leadership Las Cruces Linking Hands Endowment Scholarship with the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Las Cruces Class of 2018-19. It is intended that the funds will provide one $500 (non-renewable) scholarship to two (2) graduating seniors from the Las Cruces Public School District who are participants in the LCPS Project Link and plan to attend a New Mexico College, University or accredited Vocational Program.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. has created this scholarship in collaboration with a consortium of male Mesilla Valley Farmers. It is intended that the funds will provide one $250 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating male senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to attend New Mexico State University during the Fall of 2019.

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. has created this scholarship in collaboration with a consortium of female Mesilla Valley Farmers. It is intended that the funds will provide one $250 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating male senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to attend New Mexico State University during the Fall of 2019.

$1000 will be awarded to a student who plans to pursue a career in Agriculture and study at NMSU.

The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. has created the Oñate High School Rick Viramontes Scholarship in conjunction with the Viramontes Family and Friends. It is intended that the funds will provide one $1000 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the LCPS District who has taken specific Physical Education courses at OHS and plans to major in the field of Physical Education and/or Kinesiology at any New Mexico College or University Fall 2019.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the Picacho Middle School Quilting Association has created this scholarship. It is intended that the funds will provide one $1500 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to attend a New Mexico university, community college or vocational school in the Fall of 2019.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the Picacho Middle School Quilting Association has created this scholarship for students that attended Picacho Middle School for at least 2 years during their middle schools years. It is intended that the funds will provide one $1000 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces school district who plans to attend a New Mexico university, community college or vocational school in the Fall of 2019.
The Las Cruces Public Schools Foundation has created the Tombaugh Gallery Visual & Graphic Arts Scholarship with the Las Cruces Tombaugh Gallery. It is intended that the funds will provide one $500 (non-renewable) scholarship each year to a graduating senior from the Las Cruces School District who plans to pursue a career in the Visual or Graphic Arts and attend New Mexico State University or Doña Ana Community College.