Scholarship Objective: for individuals who earned their high school degree or GED at least one year ago and that demonstrate significant financial need and desire for post-secondary education in pursuit of career goals.Eligibility: 19 or older residing in NM who earned a high school diploma or GED on or before September 2016. Demonstrate significant financial need and be enrolled or planning to enroll in an institution of higher education the Fall 2017-18. Scholarship Committee considerations: financial need, letter of recommendation, written essay. DEADLINE: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY SUNDAY, APRIL 2ND AT 11:59PM. Instructions***Please read carefully*** Complete and submit the form below. Please provide one confidential letter of recommendation using the recommendation form. Click here to download this form. Recommendations from relatives are not acceptable. Have each writer email the letter directly to the AHCC to: email@example.com . Do not read these letters.