ACF James Ledwith Memorial Scholarship

The James Ledwith Memorial Scholarship Fund was established within Albuquerque Community Foundation by family and friends in 2011. This scholarship program awards scholarships to high school graduates from Albuquerque who continue to pursue a “life dream” a professional or educational goal in spite of facing extraordinary life challenges. Award recipients demonstrate one of the following:-Hope, faith, and courage-Thoughtfulness and service to others-Living life-Pursing dreams and enabling one’s self The scholarship is to be used for post-secondary education at an accredited non-profit or public educational institution in pursuit of a “life dream” and/or professional goal. The school may be a two or four-year college/university and the student must attend full-time.

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