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NMAAA will offer 4 scholarships per year to qualifying students as outlined below:

  1. Two scholarships may be awarded to persons sponsored by an NMAAA member; Operator Member, Allied Member, Pilot Member or Affiliate Member. Each of these Member Scholarships shall be for the amount of $1,500.  The recipients may choose their field of study and the college, university or trade-school they wish to attend either in or outside the state of New Mexico                      

  2. Two scholarships may be awarded exclusively to freshmen students of New Mexico State University. These scholarships shall be in the amount of $1000. ($500.00 per semester) and are available for first time students whose "major" is in agriculture or in an ag-related field.

  3. All scholarships will be paid to the school in the name of the student.

  4. Applicant must adhear to the Scholorship Eligibility Requirements.

  5. Scholarship Award winners will be announced during the General Business Meeting at the NMAAA Annual Convention. Winners are invited to attend that meeting (preferred), or have either a representative or a letter to be read expressing gratitude to all the generous contributors to the NMAAA Scholarship fund.

  6. All scholarship applications will stay in an active file of the NMAAA Scholarship Committee for two years.


Deadline: December 31st

Eligibility Requirements

  • The applicant must have been accepted by the college or university as a full time student, and remain "in good standing".

  • The applicant must submit the Scholarship Application.

  • The applicant must submit 3 letters of recommendation.

  • The applicant must submit a 1 page (typed and double spaced) essay on "What agriculture means to me."

  • The applicant must submit a high school or college transcript.

  • In order to receive the second semester scholarship at NMSU, the recipient must have had, and submit proof of a 2.75 GPA or above during the first semester.

NMAAA Scholarship

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