Scholarships

Latest Update: 4/15/2019

NM LOTTERY SCHOLARSHIP

March 1 Deadline (for FAFSA Submission): Eligibility criteria below. Award varies each year; it is a percentage of tuition. Contact college of choice for application process.

  • Resident of NM. High school diploma from a NM accredited school.
  • Enroll at a public post-secondary educational institution in New Mexico within sixteen months of graduation.
  • Enroll in and earn 15 credit hours per semester at a four-year New Mexico public university OR enroll in and earn 12 credit hours per semester at a two- year New Mexico public community college.
  • First semester college GPA of 2.5. Maintain a 2.5 GPA.
  • Students with disabilities may qualify for reduced credit hour requirements and additional semesters of the scholarship.


UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

NMSU

https://fa.nmsu.edu/scholarships/

Deadline Varies (30 Awards per year, open until 30 qualified recipients selected): NMSU CAMP Scholarship – Eligibility for College Assistance Migrant Program (farm worker background). Award of $2000 per semester. Apply at https://camp.nmsu.edu.

March 1 Deadline: A limited number of housing scholarships are being offered by NMSU. Students are required to submit a 1 minute video. Details are posted at https://flipgrid.com/b56ef0c2.


UNM

https://scholarship.unm.edu/scholarships/resident.html

Deadline Varies (open until spots are filled): UNM CAMP – At least 1 immediate family member who has spent a minimum of 75 days during the past 24 months as a migrant or seasonal farmworker. Award of $4600 financial assistance for the 1st year. Apply at https://unmcamp.unm.edu.

Other

Deadline Varies: Western Undergraduate Exchange – Discounted tuition rate at participating schools. Apply directly at the schools. For more information or for a list of participating schools visit https://www.wiche.edu/wue.


GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

April 17 Deadline: Emilio J Valdespino, Jr. Memorial Scholarship – Parent or legal guardian must be a current CSES-LC member. GPA of 2.0 – 4.0. See Ms. Tarin for an application.

April 22 Deadline: Student-View Scholarship Program – Random drawing of completed survey applications. Awards of $500, $1000, and $4000. Apply at www.student-view.com.

April 30 Deadline: IAPMO – Essay contest. Topic: “What can I do to improve sanitation and clean water for those who lack access to a plumbing system?” Awards of $500 to $1000. Access additional information and apply at http://www.iwsh.org/hidden/iwsh-essay-scholarship-contest/.

May 1 Deadline: Society of Women Engineers Scholarship - Financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. Apply at https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp.

May 1 Deadline: William M. Olsen / Warren E. Taylor Science and Engineering Scholarship. Must complete one additional science course beyond what is required for graduation and be planning to major in a science or engineering field. Award of $3000. Apply at http://www.nmavs.org/avs-new-mexico-chapter/scholarships/.

May 1 Deadline: Vivint Smart Home Scholarship – Video submission. Award of $1000. Apply at https://vivint.com/scholarship.

May 1 Deadline: Breaking Good Video Contest – Video submission required. Award of $500, $750, and $1000. Apply at www.nmbar.org/breakinggood.

May 1 Deadline: 1800Wheelchair.com Scholarship: Submit a visual poem on the theme of overcoming a personal challenge. Award of $500. Apply at https://www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship/.

May 1 Deadline: Swim with Mike Physically Challenged Athletes Scholarship. Scholarship for athletes who have sustained a life changing accident or illness. Apply at https://www.swimwithmike.org/apply-for-a-scholarship/.

May 1 Deadline: Brower Youth Awards – Scholarship for youth 13 to 22 actively working to change the environment. Award of $3000. Obtain more information and apply at http://www.broweryouthawards.org/apply/.

May 8 Deadline: Society of Women Engineers Scholarship – Scholarship for female seniors interested in engineering. Must have a 3.5 GPA. Award amount not disclosed. Apply at https://www.weareteachers.com/scholarships-minority-students-steam/.

May 24 Deadline: Bryan Cameron Education Foundation Impact Scholarship – Foundation is looking for students with an unweighted GPA of 3.7 or higher with strong leadership skills, extracurricular involvement, and community service. Obtain more information and apply at https://www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org/cameron-impact-scholarship/faq.

May 31, 2019 Deadline: Azazie Scholarship. Essay on the topic: "Do you consider yourself to be a leader? Why or why not?" Award of $1000. Apply at https://www.azazie.com/scholarship.

June 14 Deadline: Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program. Award of $1000. Access more information and apply at http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm.

June 14 Deadline: SMA Native American Scholarship. Award of $1500. Award for a Native American college bound senior planning on pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Apply at www.soudermiller.com.

June 19 Deadline: Big Sun Scholarship – Scholarship for athletes. Award of $500. Apply at http://www.bigsunathletics.com

July 1 Deadline: Distinguished Young Women – National Scholarship Program for high school girls based on 25% Scholarship, 25% Interview, 20% Talent, 15% Fitness, and 15% Self Expression. Award varies. Apply at www.nm.distinguishedyw.org.

July 9 Deadline: Stuck at Prom Contest – Create a prom outfit from duct tape. Winners receive scholarship funds. Obtain more information and apply at www.stuckatprom.com.

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