Solar Scholarship

The scholarship is open to NM residents who:

Are actively seeking or enrolled in the following degree or certification program:


Architecture & Planning


Trade School (Electrician)

Have successfully completed high school and have a diploma, GED Certificate, or other completion award.

Have not been a previous winner of this award.

Eligible individuals must submit the following:

Completed application form
(see below)

Copy of transcripts or other proof of enrollment in the listed degree/training programs listed above.

Resume showing prior employment, education, awards, skills and community service.

300-word essay explaining how they will use their degree/training to further sustainability/the renewable industry in NM.

Maximum of three letters of recommendation (none should be from family members)

The deadline to apply is August 1st at 5:00 pm MST.

Awardees will be announced on August 15th, at 3:00pm MST.

1 awardee will be selected from each degree or Certificate program to receive the $1,000 scholarship to further their education.


Scholarship Form

Home Address *
Home Address
Please Select the Scholarship you Are Applying for: *

Academic Information

Other Documents

Unofficial University Transcripts ( For degree-seeking students )
Maximum upload size: 2.1MB
Proof of Enrollment ( For trade school students )
Maximum upload size: 2.1MB
Current Resume
Maximum upload size: 2.1MB
Up to 3 letters of recommendation ( not required, but recommended )
Maximum upload size: 2.1MB

Essay Question

In no more than 300 words please explain how you will use your degree/training to further the sustainability/renewable energy industry in New Mexico.