Scholarship Objective: The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Educational Foundation scholarships sponsored by the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame are awards designed to provide recognition for academic and athletic accomplishment to graduating high school seniors student-athletes that will be attending an institution of higher learning and participating in a NCAA/NAIA athletic team at the institution. The New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame Board will consider educational and athletics achievements, leadership qualities, and letters of recommendation. Eligibility: The candidate must be a senior graduating in the current school year and planning to enroll in an institution of higher learning the full 2016-2017 academic year. Student must be a resident of New Mexico and must have a 2.5 GPA or higher. They must all be earning a partial athletic scholarship or walking on to athletic team at an institution of higher learning. Scholarship Committee considerations: educational achievement, leadership qualities, letters of recommendation, written essay, and strong financial need. 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 two confidential letters of recommendation using the recommendation form. Click here to download this form. Recommendations from relatives are not acceptable. You are required to have one High School coach recommendation and the Athletic Director's recommendation. Have each writer email the letter directly to the AHCC to: email@example.com . Do not read these letters.