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Scholarships for Graduate Students

  • 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: 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.
  • Desk and Derrick Education Trust (
    Amount: $1000-$4000
    The Desk and Derrick Educational Trust (ET) was created in 1982 by the Association of Desk and Derrick Clubs (ADDC) for the purpose of awarding annual scholarships to students attending accredited colleges and universities offering degrees in geology, chemical and petroleum engineering.
  • 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.
  • NM HED Graduate Scholarship
    Amount: Up to $7,200 (Deadline: March 1)
    Created to increase graduate enrollment at public postsecondary institutions for students from groups underrepresented in graduate education.  See for details.
  • Teach Early Childhood
    Amount: Varies (Deadline: Varies)
    The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS) is provided to non-traditional students enrolled at two-year and four-year higher learning institutions in Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico and Colorado. You must demonstrate your need for financial support and meet one of the following requirements: be an adult returning to higher education or entering college for the first time, a GED recipient, a former youth of foster care, a former juvenile justice youth, returning military, a person pursuing paramedics or EMT training, or a person pursuing a certificate in early childhood education. Scholarship money can be distributed to both direct and indirect expenses, from tuition to health insurance.
  • 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.
  • UNM Alumni Scholarship
    Scholarships offered by UNM Alumni Office.

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Scholarship Office

Mailing Address:

MSC 11 6320
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM87131

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


Physical Location:
Student Support and Service Center

1155 University Blvd, SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106