AiS Challenge Scholarships
Each AiS Challenge year, scholarships may be awarded based on qualities
demonstrated by individuals applying for the Scholarship
Program. These scholarships are not automatic, and students wishing to be
considered MUST apply.
Application details are at the bottom of this
Note: Only Seniors are Eligible to Apply
School Specific Scholarships:
One time $2,500 Scholarship from
Intel to any accredited institution of higher education in New
One time $1,500 Scholarship from
Weirich & Associates to any accredited institution of higher education
One time $500 Scholarship from Mesa
Analytics & Computing
One time $500 Scholarship from New
Mexico CHECS to any member
institution in New Mexico. This scholarship will be awarded
randomly to a student or teacher in attendance at the Awards
All scholarships are valid only through the institution's fall registration
cycle for the calendar year in which the recipient graduates from high school.
All scholarship applicants are subject to the following:
- be an active member of a AiS Challenge team
- plan to attend a four-year university
- pursue a science, engineering or mathematics major
- Meet the university GPA requirements
Any senior student wishing to be considered for a scholarship
award MUST submit the following by April 13th, 2005:
It is the responsibility of the teacher to ensure that all documentation,
including supportive statements, are mailed in a separate envelope to:
- A letter describing his/her contribution to the team project with an
emphasis on the specific areas of leadership.
- The sponsoring teacher MUST endorse the team member's letter and
outline the qualities and examples from the teacher's perspective.
- The Project Advisor and/or other team members may also provide
supporting statements of this individual's role and contribution to
the team effort.
- A recent transcript.
P.O. Box 30102
Albuquerque, NM 87190
ATTN: SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
Note: Do not include any other team project documentation with this
Based on receipt of the above information, the scholarship competitors
will be invited to appear before a panel of AiS Challenge judges to present
their qualities in conjunction with the team project. This is a general
discussion session with questions and answers. The judges will have
already received the application, supporting documents and the team
project. Scholarship competitors will appear before the panel of judges
on the day of the Expo in Los Alamos.