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Scholarships for Freshman

      • Albuquerque Community Foundation
        The following programs have June deadlines - Criteria and qualifications vary by program. Visit the Albuquerque Community Foundation College Scholarship website for specific criteria and qualifications.
      • AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
        Amount: $2,500 (undergraduate) to $25,000 (graduate) (Deadline: May 3)
        The American Meteorological Society (AMS) administers an array of graduate fellowships and undergraduate scholarships with the support of its members, corporations, and government agencies nationwide. The fellowships and scholarships help further the education of outstanding graduate and undergraduate students pursuing a career in the atmospheric and related oceanic or hydrologic sciences.
      • Art and Design Scholarship
        Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: May 31)
        1st-Art-Gallery.com is proud to announce a $1000 annual scholarship for new, current, and returning college students! This scholarship is designed to help a student become successful in a career focused on one aspect of art or design. Applicants will be able to submit their entry along with a design, drawing, film, artwork, short story, poem or literally any type of art they are most proud of. The winner will be selected by the end of June and the winner will receive $1000 towards higher education.
      • Career Pathways Scholarships
        Amount: $1,500 (Deadline: May 31)
        Career Pathways Scholars are focused and determined, with a clear vision of the career or trade they intend to pursue. These scholars are highly motivated to gain the skills and credentials needed to enter the workforce in their career of choice, with the primary goal of improving quality of life for themselves, their family and their community. This scholarship supports high school seniors and those with a high school diploma or GED/High School Equivalency (HSE) in pursuit of a 2-year degree, trade or certificate.
      • Daniels Fund
        Daniels Opportunity Scholarships are distributed to two- and four-year colleges and universities in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming that provide scholarships to support non-traditional students including adults entering or returning to college, students from alternative schools, juvenile justice facilities and youth offender programs, GED recipients, former foster care youth, returning military, and others.
      • Julie's Helpers
        Amount: $2,500 (Deadline: June 1)
        The Julie’s Helpers Memorial Scholarship provides a $2,500 award to young Navajo women to enable them to pursue their educational goals.  All applicants must be Navajo females between the ages of 17 and 30, of at least one-fourth degree Navajo Indian blood, be full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree at a New Mexico College or University in the Business, Education, Engineering or Science field, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
      • MANA del Norte Scholarship
        $1,000 (Deadline: August 17)
        The purpose of the MANA del Norte Scholarship is to assist Hispanic/Latina women from northern New Mexico in continuing and/or completing their post-secondary education. The philosophy of the founding members of MANA del Norte was to focus on the non-traditional student, such as single heads of household, re-entry women, and first-generation college bound. Although this criterion is not exclusive in awarding scholarships, MANA del Norte strongly endorses this philosophy. Scholarships are awarded based on strength of personal statement, financial need, academic ability, and letters of recommendation.
      • The Truman Scholarship Foundation
        The Truman Scholarship is a highly competitive, merit-based award offered to U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals from Pacific Islands who want to go to graduate school in preparation for a career in public service.
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Scholarship Office

Mailing Address:

MSC 11 6320
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM87131

Phone:
(505) 277-8900 or 1-800-CALLUNM
Fax:
505-277-6326

Questions?

Physical Location:
Student Support and Service Center

1155 University Blvd, SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106