Award Opportunities

Torch Awards Program

The Business Professionals of America’s Torch Awards Program is designed to promote professionalism and leadership in both career development and personal growth. Students complete activities in the seven Torch categories–Leadership; Service; Cooperation; Knowledge; Friendship; Love, Hope, Faith; and Patriotism–then log their activities in an online Torch Résumé.

New Mexico Business Cup

Want to be recognized as the outstanding BPA chapter in the state? Any active Middle Level or High School BPA chapter is eligible to participate.  Winning chapter will receive a NMAA banner to hang in their school.

Pin Design Contest 

At the BPA National Conference, students from across the nation trade lapel pins in order to promote camaraderie between the state delegations and highlight their state’s uniqueness. Any student is eligible to enter this contest.
Deadline: November 10th
Email to sarah.kinlund@enmu.edu

National Awards

National BPA Opportunities

BPA Cares Program

A BPA chapter aligned with the goals and mission of Business Professional of America is concerned with service. Business Professionals of America recommends chapters become involved in one or more of the BPA Cares programs it offers. Participation in this program means that members are engaging in worthwhile projects while having the opportunity to receive recognition from the national organization.

Scholarships

New Mexico Activities Association Foundation Scholarship

BPA National Scholarships 

Wanda Harriman Memorial Scholarship Award 

This Scholarship is awarded as a memorial to Wanda Harriman and is sponsored by the Business Professionals of America chapters of New Mexico as a means of assisting deserving and able students who will attend an institution of higher learning. Wanda Harriman took great strides in creating a uniform system of instruction and was an extremely organized individual dedicated to making vocational education programs better. Wanda was keenly interested in working with students and devoted great energy to this goal through working with student organizations.