2023 Buck Lively Scholarship Application


A) Applicant must be a full member or related to a full member whose 2023 membership dues have been received by March 1, 2023. A full member does not include employees of a Full member or an Associate member.

Applicant must be related to the member by one of the following: Spouse, Child, Grandchild, or Legal Guardian.

B) Applicant must be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment at a Post Secondary school that is an eligible institution approved by the department of Health, Education and Welfare (Universities, Colleges, Technical/Vocational Colleges, Community College and Online College Programs).

C) Applicants must have had a Grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher in the most recent semester completed and provide an unofficial transcript thru the most recent semester completed.

D) Up to four, $1,000 scholarships will be awarded each year. Additional scholarships or award amount may be approved by the Board of Directors at the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee.

Applicants are eligible to receive a total of 4 Annual Scholarship Awards.

E) Special consideration of the award guidelines will be given to students and graduate students pursuing a career in a water related field or those planning to attend a Well Drilling Training School.

F) A 300 DPI or higher jpg or png photo must be uploaded with the application.

G) Applications will be rated based on academic record, school and community involvement, written references, thoughtfulness & effort exerted in completing the application, supporting documentation and number of previous awards received.

H) Award recipients will be approved at the Summer Meeting of the Board of Directors. Notifications will be sent within 30 days of the meeting.

I) Award checks will be sent upon receipt of the student’s proof of enrollment showing a minimum of 12 Credit Hours at an approved institution. Proof of enrollment must be received by October 1, 2023, otherwise the award will be rescinded.
Format: M/d/yyyy
Are you a NMGWA Member? *
Are you related to a member? *
Are you a U.S. Citizen? *
I affirm the information I have provided on this application is complete, accurate and true to the best of my knowledge. I understand that furnishing false information may result in revocation of the scholarship award and repayment of any funds I have received.
Please complete all fields, upload transcript & photo
For Questions, Please Contact: Committee Chair: Larry Jewell 575-478-2380 or Melissa Magee 505-803-6833