Building a Better Albuquerque Scholarship

The Building a Better Albuquerque Scholarship fund provides financial assistance to teens, young adults, and non-traditional students living in and around the communities we serve. This scholarship can be applied to any type of post-secondary education, including community college, trade school, and licensures. Award amount is $500. 

Scholarship applications are due no later than July 15 with awards distributed in August. Award recipients will be asked to provide a photo and brief bio to be featured on GAHP's website.

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Previous Scholarship Winners

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Lillian is a resident of the Casa Feliz apartments. At the time of her award, she was in training at the Clinical Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomy program at Central New Mexico Community College. Lillian volunteered with local organizations including STEM Scouts Lab 314, Albuquerque Healthcare for the Homeless, and Young Women United. Lillian's dream is to become a certified medical laboratory scientist.

2018 Scholarship Winner
Lillian Sanchez

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Alicia Romero was one of two 2019 scholarship award recipients. Alicia graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2018 and went on to pursue her PhD at the Pacific University School of Occupational Therapy. She tutored students at our Casa Feliz property in the STEM Scouts program for two years, teaching science experiments to at-risk elementary aged students through play centered activities.

2019 Scholarship Winner
Alicia Romero

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Breanne was one of two 2019 scholarship award recipients. She graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2019 and went on to pursue her PhD in Immunology from the University of Pennsylvania. She tutored students at our Casa Feliz property in the STEM Scouts program for two years, teaching science experiments to at-risk elementary aged students through play centered activities.

2019 Scholarship Winner
Breanna Haskins