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Neil Isbin Scholarship

The Neil Isbin Scholarship application deadline is May 30, 2013


This is an annual $1,000 scholarship offered by the Jewish Community Endowment Foundation of New Mexico open to Albuquerque high school seniors who have demonstrated achievements toward human rights and human dignity.

Criteria and Requirements

Any Albuquerque high school senior is eligible to apply and should send the following:

  1. Name, Address, Phone number,
  2. A summary of the student's experience and interest in human rights and human dignity. The summary should specify achievements in this area with supporting documentation,
  3. A letter of reference from a current teacher
  4. A personal letter of reference.

Applications for the Neil Isbin Scholarship should be addressed to:

Jewish Community Endowment Foundation of New Mexico

5520 Wyoming Blvd, NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Attn: Sam Sokolove

For more information contact Sam Sokolove at [email protected]

Neil Isbin Scholarship: Herb and Kathie Isbin established the scholarship trust fund in memory of their son Neil. Neil was a longtime human rights activist who worked tirelessly for equality and justice, gay and lesbian rights, affordable healthcare for all New Mexicans, tax fairness for working families and public employee collective bargaining.