505 Southwestern/New Mexico True Scholars


Your partner in philanthropy for 36 years

The 2019-2020 application is now open. NEW Deadline: April 15, 2020. See below for instructions on how to apply.

Congratulations to Animas High School graduate Ty Wagley, pictured above. He is the 2019 recipient of the 505 Southwestern®/New Mexico True Scholars award.

505 Southwestern®/New Mexico True Scholars is a scholarship program founded in 2017 to recognize passion and commitment to pursue higher education and make a positive impact on the agriculture industry in New Mexico.  The scholarship program is a partnership between Flagship Food Group’s 505 Southwestern® brand and New Mexico True, a campaign of the state Tourism Department.

One recipient for the $5,000 scholarship is selected annually. The scholarship is awarded in equal payments over four years of undergraduate study.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must: be graduating seniors of a New Mexico high school; plan to attend an accredited college or university in New Mexico beginning fall 2020 and be enrolled full time; have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in their first six semesters of high school; have completed a FAFSA application for the upcoming college year; and demonstrate a commitment to making an impact in the agricultural industry and/or overall economy of food and agriculture of New Mexico.

To apply for this scholarship, you are required to register on our web portal as a scholarship applicant. Please select “Scholarship Applicant” under “Portal Access” on the registration form. Register here.

Once you register, you can login to begin your application. Please note that you will have the option to save and come back to your application anytime. You can access the login page here.

For questions, contact edavila@newmexicofoundation.org