Coach Mike “Papa” Brown MSA Scholarship

Five (5) winners will be selected to receive scholarships in the amount of $5,000, $4,000, $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000. This Scholarship is to honor the life of Coach Mike “Papa” Brown, and is open to all Albuquerque Public School student athletes within the Albuquerque Metro Area with a 3.5 GPA or higher.

Coach Brown’s biggest accomplishment is his family.  He and his wife Carol have been married for 52 years, meeting each other for the first time as freshmen at St. Pius.  Shawn, Greg and Danny have been his greatest supporters and have blessed him with his 8 grandchildren. Over the years, Coach Brown has been fortunate in experiencing so many other wonderful and fulfilling relationships with his friends, coaches, teachers, players and his students.  The impact he’s had on so many is extraordinary. 

Applications can be submitted from September 20 through December 15, 2021. Winners will be announced around February 15, 2022.

Coach Mike "Papa" Brown MSA Scholarhip

Are you a student athlete within the Albuquerque metro area with a 3.5 GPA or higher?(Required)
Leadership is the process of social influence, which maximizes the efforts of others towards the achievement of a goal. Coach Mike "Papa" Brown demonstrated leadership throughout his life. He believed in sacrificing for the greater good. He demonstrated respect and acceptance of everyone, regardless of their station in life. He continually empowered those around him, including his players, students, peers, family and friends. His integrity and generosity guided him through making many tough decisions. Coach Papa never needed accolades or recognition as he selflessly brought people together, lifting them up.
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