Supercomputing Challenge

Supercomputing Challenge Scholarships

Each Supercomputing 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 page.

Note: Only Seniors are Eligible to Apply

School Specific Scholarships:

Flexible Scholarships

  • LANL Computer and Computational Sciences Division Scholarships: Possibly $50,000 in scholarships.

  • One time $2,500 Scholarship from Intel to any accredited institution of higher education in New Mexico

  • 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 Ceremony.

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 Supercomputing Challenge team
  • plan to attend a four-year university
  • pursue a computing, engineering, mathematics or science major
  • Meet the university GPA requirements

Any senior student wishing to be considered for a scholarship award MUST submit the following by February 28th, 2007:

  • 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, which can be sent via US Mail to
    Supercomputing Challenge
    Scholarship Committee
    P. O. Box 30102
    Albuquerque, NM 87190
    or faxed to 505-265-9750.
  • Please include information as to what college you plan to attend, if that is available.

It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that all documentation, including supportive statements, are sent to: scholarship07 at

Based on receipt of the above information, the scholarship competitors will be contacted by the scholarship judges for more information. We might do phone interviews or personal interviews at Los Alamos the day of the Expo.

For questions about the Supercomputing Challenge, a 501(c)3 organization, contact us at: consult1516 @

New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge, Inc.
80 Cascabel Street
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544
(505) 667-2864

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