Ms. Mariah Simplicio, Ms. Misty Quam & Mr. Vidal Gonzales
Professional golfer Notah Begay III established this scholarship fund in 1999 to benefit Native American athletes attending college. Awards are made to New Mexico high school graduating seniors demonstrating strong academic achievement and participation in any varsity level team sport.
One or two awards up to $1,300 will be given annually.
- Applicants must be Native American scholar-athletes
- Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0
- Attend a community college, 4 year non-profit or public educational institute full time
- Include in your personal statement how you plan to give back to your community after college
Additional required attachments:
- Copy of your FAFSA, Student Aid Report or personal statement of financial need
- Proof of tribal enrollment or Certificate of Indian Blood (minimum 25%)
- One reference from a current academic teacher or counselor
- One reference from an athletic coach
For the 2017 Application - Apply Online
Application Deadline: CLOSED