2018  NMBSMC Scholarship 
General Information and Instructions

The New Mexico Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for a $1000.00 scholarship award for the 
2018-2019 academic year. We are soliciting candidates to compete for a scholarship that will be awarded this summer. The scholarship criteria are as follows:  

  • New Mexico High School graduating Senior
  • Academic performance and eligible to graduate (minimum 2.5 GPA).  Copy of transcript with school counselor initials from current institution are required.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Essay of 500 words but no more than 800 words that answers the following question:

            How does the legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers inspire you?

Additionally, please describe the following in a 2-3 page narrative:

  • Your involvement in extracurricular activities on campus and/or in the community
  • A description of any leadership roles you have assumed 
  • A description of your accomplishments (i.e. grades, awards, special recognition/honor in any areas).
  • Your passion in life and what you want to do with your education
  • How the Buffalo Soldier Scholarship will help you

The completed application, transcript, letters of recommendation, 
essay and narrative package must be 
post-marked no later than May 15, 2018.  

If you have questions or require additional information, please contact 
NMBSMC President and Scholarship Co-Chair 
Rene "Rooster" Matison at rpmatison@msn.com.

One Club, One Patch, One Mindset.

New Mexico Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club
P. O. Box 57061
Albuquerque, NM 87187

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We are a family and community-oriented 
non-profit organization.

Thank you for your interest in our scholarship program.  The 2018 deadline has passed.  Please come back in the Spring of 2019!