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Scholarships for Freshman

  • Absolutely Not Guilty Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: May 31, 2017)
    Thomas, Webb & Willis, LLC is pleased to offer the Academic Achiever Scholarship. This scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students who plan on or are currently are attending a 4-year college/university and have a 3.75 GPA and above.
  • Academic University Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: January 1)
    Complete Web Resources awards an annual $1,000 college scholarship to deserving college or university students. The money will come in two increments during the fall and winter semesters of each year. We are currently accepting applicants for the Winter 2016 college scholarship.
  • Adoption Network Law Center Scholarship
    Amount: up to $10,000 (Deadline: July 10, 2017)
    The Adoption Network Law Center Scholarship Program awards scholarships to Birth Parents and/or adopted children who are interested in pursuing higher education.
  • Adore Me Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: May 31, 2017)
    The Adore Me Scholarship provides financial assistance, amounting to $1,000.00, to women who are pursuing a degree in business.
  • 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.
  • Alpine Recovery Lodge Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: July 1 and November 1)
    At Alpine Recovery Lodge, we believe it’s our responsibility to give back to the community and help those looking to better themselves through an education, specifically students who have been directly affected by addiction.
  • AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
    Amount: $2,500 (undergraduate) to $25,000 (graduate) (Deadline: 5/3/17)
    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.
  • Annual Depression Treatment Education Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: December 15)
    Who can apply?: Any student currently enrolled in any accredited college is eligible to enter.
  • Apartment List Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Deadline: September 1 and March 1)
    Any legal U.S. resident at least eighteen (18) years old who is attending an accredited university or college is eligible to apply. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  • Art and Design Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: May 31) 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.
  • Balanced Man Scholarship
    $750 and $1,500 (Deadline: September 24, 2017)
    SigEp is a leadership organization whose mission is Building Balanced Men. Since 1990, the Balanced Man Scholarship has rewarded students who live their lives by the principles of Sound Mind and Sound Body.
  • Becker Law Office Scholarship Essay Contest
    Amount: $1,000-$2,500 (Deadline: April 15,2017)
    The Becker Law Office is offering a Scholarship Program that is designed to help interested high school (upon graduation from high school) or college students in the United States to attend an institution of higher education
  • Beldon Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: September 1)
    We are proud to provide an annual scholarship to students who are determined to achieve a higher education, by alleviating their financial burdens.
  • Cluff Law Car Accident Scholarship
    Amount: $750 (Deadline: May 31, 2018)
    This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need. Applicant must plan to attend college by fall semester 2018. Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0. A transcript must be attached to application for consideration. This scholarship is a one-time award worth $750 to be awarded the fall semester of 2018. Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship
  • CPR Near Me Scholarship Program
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: ongoing)
    CPR Near Me has created a Scholarship Program that is for all students who are either currently studying or aspiring to study healthcare or education.
  • 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.
  • Dealspotr
    Amount: $2,000 (Deadline: May 15, 2017)
    Dealspotr’s bi-annual Couponing in College Scholarship is our opportunity to spread the word about the power of couponing to college students around the nation. To apply for this scholarship, simply write and publish an article that summarizes your best strategies for using coupons to save money in college. You can discuss digital coupons, physical coupons, promo codes, checkout strategies, loyalty programs, basically any technique that can net shoppers more goods at lower cost.
  • Discover Student Loans Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Deadline: Feb. 28, 2017)
    The Sweepstakes is open to citizens of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Territories who are either: 16 years of age or older and are seniors in high school who are planning to attend an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or the U.S. Territories, at time of entry and prize notification; OR 16 years of age or older and are current college students who are planning on continuing to attend an accredited, non-profit, four-year undergraduate college or university in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or the U.S. Territories, at time of entry and prize notification.
  • Enjuris Scholarship Essay Contest
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: August 20, 2017)
    Enjuris wants to support the development of the next generation of lawyers in America, and we know every little bit helps when you’re in school. (It hasn’t been that long for some of us!) That’s why we’re offering a yearly scholarship via the Enjuris website.
  • Extreme Terrain Student Scholarship
    Amount: $3,000 (Oct. 15 for Spring, June 15 for Fall)
    ExtremeTerrain is offering two $3,000 scholarships, one for the fall semester and one for the spring Semester to eligible students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems.
  • Fix the Photo Scholarship
    Amount: $1,500 (Deadline: May 31)
    This year our professional photography post production company announces a scholarship program for 2017 year. We will choose three lucky winners to get $1500 for covering all expenses for studding or just self-development
  • FormSwift Startup Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: March 15, 2017)
    Our Scholarship Program is for driven, up-and-coming entrepreneurs who are ready to commit to building a better world through their business ideas.
  • Great Golf Tips Scholarship
    Amount: $1,500 (Deadline: April 30, 2017)
    Are you a graduating high school senior with a great golf tip to share? Whether it's practical or funny, we want to see it – and it could win you a scholarship!
  • JM New Media Scholarship
    Amount: $2,000 (Deadline: February 1)
    The JM NEW MEDIA SCHOLARSHIP offers a $2,000 tuition scholarship opportunity to USA-based High School Seniors and College Freshman.
  • LA Tutors 123 Scholarship
    Amount: $500  (Deadline: 20th of each month)
    At LA Tutors, we believe that it’s more than just the grades that make a great well-rounded student. Each one of you is creative in his or her own way: some of you blog; others curate documentary photography on Instagram; still others find imaginative ways to solve problems in their public and private lives. Creativity is the air each one of us breathes, but sometimes we get so concerned with grades that we forget that imagination is our natural problem solver.
  • Lift Parts Express Scholarship
    Amount: $500- 1 Award (Deadline: June 30)
    To be eligible, student must be a current Senior in High School or be a Freshman or Sophomore in College/University. Student must be enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2014. Applications can be found here
  • Look Twice Save a Life Motorcycle Safety Scholarship
    Amount: $1000 Award (Deadline: December 1)
    Current college student or anyone planning on attending college (or another form of higher education) in the upcoming school year.
  • MANA del Norte Scholarship
    $1,000 (Deadline: August 17, 2017)
    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.
  • Marks & Harrison Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000-$2,500 (Deadline: April 30, 2017)
    Distracted driving causes far too many car accidents. The personal injury lawyers of Marks & Harrison – a firm that has served Virginia residents for more than 100 years – want to do something about this serious issue.
  • MCO Scholarship
    Amount: $500- 1 Award (Deadline: May 15)
    To be eligible, student must be attending college or university no later than December and must be attending college or university on a full-time basis by December. The student must submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 15 and must be currently in the last year of high school; or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university. Applications can be found here
  • Mometrix College Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 or $1,000 or $500 (Deadline: May 19, 2017)
    Mometrix Test Preparation is hosting our second annual college scholarship essay contest, and we are once again looking to award students with great scholarship prizes! Submit your essay of 2000 characters (approx. 400 words) or less by May 19, 2017 to give yourself a chance to win the first, second, or third place prizes of $2,500, $1,000 and $500, respectively.
  • Mosaic Dermatology Houston Scholarship
    Amount: $250 (Deadline: September 30)
    Many people suffer from skin disease, disorder, or other debilitating conditions.  These people, and their family, still deserve an equal chance at the opportunities of life.  At Mosaic Dermatology Houston we are offering a 250$ scholarship each year to a student enrolled full time in college or university anywhere in the continental united states.
  • MVP Visuals Designs Scholarship
    Amount: $500 (Deadline: June 1 for Fall and January 1 for Spring)
    Support the University you are currently enrolled in or will be attending by creating a digital visual design to promote anything you desire. This can be based off of the University logo, location, mission statement, sports team/mascot…etc. Here is your opportunity to get creative and show off your talent as an artist! How to apply: Email your design (high-res copy), and 200-300 word description of your design and why you created it to: with the subject line: "MVP Visuals Design Scholarship."
  • NAAMLP Scholarship
    Amount: $2,000 (Deadline:May 31, 2017)
    NAAMLP is a non-profit, professional organization that promotes the reclamation and restoration of lands affected by abandoned mining throughout the nation. Title IV of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) established the national Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation Program under the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), U.S. Department of the Interior.  SMCRA’s purpose is to reclaim land and water resources adversely affected by past coal mining and left abandoned or inadequately restored. SMCRA levies fees on active coal mining to pay the reclamation costs. Collected fees are deposited in the AML Fund and redistributed to authorized states and tribes to implement their own programs.  NAAMLP is the professional association of States and Tribes who work under the auspices of Title IV of SMCRA, as amended. More information is here.
  • Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program
    Amount: $1,500 (Deadline: July 17, 2017 at 11:59 pm MST)
    To be eligible: 1.Applicants must have a major declared in a science related field.  2.Open worldwide.  3.Enrolled or accepted for enrollment (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) with a declared major in a science related field.
  • Odenza Vacations College Scholarship
    Amount: $500- 1 Award (Deadline: June 1)
    To be eligible, student must be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1s must submit an answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, and must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Applications can be found here
  • R & D Systems
    Amount: $1500 (Deadline: July 17, 2017)
    The R&D Systems Scholarship Program will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded twice a year for one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester.
  • Redfin Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Deadline Spring Nov 1-Jan 31, Fall May 1-July 31)
    To apply, in 800 words or less, answer the following question: When the population of a city grows, low-income people are often forced to move to more affordable areas outside of the city. Many initiatives have been proposed or implemented to keep affordable housing within city limits. Identify one such initiative and discuss its pros and cons.
  • Reiff and Billy Legal Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: Application Materials submitted by July 1)
    The Philadelphia law firm of Reiff and Bily is pleased to announce that we are currently offering young law students the Reiff and Bily Legal Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student studying for a career in the legal field. All applicants must be: Pursuing a degree in pre-law or paralegal studies, or; Working towards their J.D. in any concentration related to the law. For application information, click this link:
  • Safe Life Internet Marketing Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: Feb. 18, 2018)
    We have created the Safe Life $1000 Internet Marketing Scholarship for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students with the passion of “Internet Marketing” to receive $1000 award.
  • SchoolTutoring Academy College Scholarship
    (Deadline: Monthly)
  • Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award
    (Deadline: Postmark by July 31st for Fall and December 15th for Spring)
    The Senior Planning Social Work & Eldercare Award is for those who have demonstrated a commitment to the community in regards to healthcare and social assistance and intend to apply those experiences to a future career in the social work field. Open to applicants with fewer than 90 credit hours towards their current degree.
  • Sixt Scholars Program
    Amount: $5,000 (Deadline: 11/30/17)
    Sixt rent a  car is offering 5 high school seniors graduating in 2018 the opportunity to receive a $5000 scholarship. First 500 valid applicants will be considered and are available nationwide. Scholarships are offered each year. Requirements are: Minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Graduating high school senior in the USA academic year 2017/2018. Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university.
  • Take Big Risks Scholarship
    Amount: $1500 (Deadline: Fall - July 31st & Spring - January 1st)
    $1,500 scholarship to outstanding students who exemplify the following Open Listings core value: Take Big Risks You Believe In.
  • ThePensters Scholarship
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: May 31, 2017)
  • 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.
  • US Navy/HENAAC STEM Scholarship
    Amount: $10,000 (Deadline: April 30)
    Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation STEM Scholarship. Eligibility requirements include: Pursuing a degree in engineering, science, technology or mathematics; Be of Hispanic descent and/or must demonstrate significant leadership/service in activities within the Hispanic community; Minimum of 3.0 GPA; enrolled or plan to enroll full-time in a degree-granting program at an accredited college/university in the US or Puerto Rico.
  • Varsity Tutors Essay Contest
    Amount: $1,000 (Deadline: monthly on the 15th)
    This is a monthly essay contest.
  • Vive Health Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Deadline: June 1)
    Vive Health wants to support your personal and professional development. If you are an attending USA college or university, we welcome you to apply for the Vive Health $2,500 annual scholarship.
  • Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship
    Amount: $2,500 (Deadline: April 30, 2017 and September 30, 2017)
    The Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to help students jumpstart their businesses while in school. Voy Media believes in helping passionate, hardworking, and talented students achieve their dream of starting their own business.
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1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM87131

(505) 277-8900 or 1-800-CALLUNM


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Albuquerque, NM 87106