LANL Foundation Accepting Applications For Career Pathways Scholarships


 Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation is now accepting applications for their Career Pathways Scholarships. These awards are for individuals who have a specific career in mind and are committed to earning an associate’s degree or certification in any field or trade. They are available to high school students and adult learners with a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency (HSE).

“Our Career Pathways Scholarship applicants come from all different walks of life,” said Mike Ammerman, LANL Foundation Scholarship Program Director. “Some have just graduated high school while others have had entire careers and have decided to switch gears. Some have been out of school for a long time but have decided to return in order to get a better paying job, while others are currently enrolled and well on their way to earning their degree. We are excited to support these recipients no matter what stage of life and learning they are in.”

Awards are $750 per semester, up to $3,000. Applications are evaluated by the Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund (LAESF) Advisory Committee Applicants must be residents of Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, or Taos counties. US citizenship is not required, and preference is not given to students with an affiliation to LANL.

Scholarships are made possible by donations from LANL employees, retirees, and community members across Northern New Mexico. The application deadline is April 1, 2023. For more information, visit:

Since 1997, the LANL Foundation has been investing in education, learning, and human potential in Northern New Mexico. Through diverse programming and collaboration with key partners, the LANL Foundation works to ensure that all New Mexicans have the skills and confidence they need to be self-sufficient lifelong learners who are engaged in their communities. LANL Foundation is dedicated to the enhancement of students’ access to academic and technical opportunities, leading to quality jobs by supporting college and career readiness in schools, districts, communities, Pueblos, Tribes, and Nations. For more information visit: