The Sparx & Lorenzo Antonio Scholarship:
One of the Best New Mexico Scholarships Available for High School Students.
If you are looking for scholarships or grants for financial aid for college, the Sparx & Lorenzo Antonio Scholarship is one of the best New Mexico scholarships available for graduating New Mexico high school seniors. Why? Well, actually there are several reasons.
While the financial assistance this scholarship provides is the main reason you should consider this scholarship, the other reasons have to do with the personal touch that comes along with this scholarship from the artists who provide it, Sparx and Lorenzo Antonio.
If you are Hispanic or Latino and living in New Mexico, you’re probably already familiar with this scholarship. For those who aren’t, Sparx is a famous Latin girl group (4 sisters) who have had many hit records. Lorenzo Antonio is their older brother and is a singer / songwriter who has sold millions of records throughout Latin America. They created this scholarship some years back to encourage and provide higher education for graduating New Mexico high school seniors.
The dollar amount of the scholarship varies from $1,000 to $4,000. And on occasion, they grant a special $8,000 scholarship as well. Depending on the scholarship you choose, you can attend UNM, ITT Technical Institute, or the college of your choice. Yes, whatever college you choose! It can even be used at universities located outside the USA!
While the dollar amount and flexibility of this scholarship make it one of the best New Mexico scholarships available, what makes it truly exceptional is everything that surrounds it.
One of the many things that make it special are that Sparx and Lorenzo Antonio are very “hands on” with their scholarship. They truly care about all the students that are chosen to receive their scholarship, and each year they hold different events where they meet and award their scholarship to the students.
One event is the yearly concert that they hold to raise funds for their scholarship. This show is something that has become a New Mexico tradition. Held at the beautiful Sandia Casino Amphitheater, Sparx and Lorenzo Antonio wow audiences with their show where they perform their most popular hits to sold out crowds. Many current and past recipients are invited to come and be a part of the event. It’s like the recipients’ get the opportunity to be part of a community that really cares about them.
While it is definitely important to explore all the available scholarship and grant options, don’t miss out on this one. Not only is it one of the best New Mexico scholarships available, it also comes with the very special touch of some truly great artists, Sparx and Lorenzo Antonio.
For more info, check out their website, which is not only available in English, but in Spanish as well SparxLorenzoAntonio.org.