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At the University of New Mexico there are opportunities designed specifically for you. We invite you to explore Tribal Scholarship possibilities at UNM.

Tribal Scholarships 2018-2019

ScholarshipAmountAcademic Criteria For Consideration

Tribal Scholarships

As determined by respective tribal scholarship office.

Complete the free application for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year.

The following documents will be required from most tribal scholarship offices:
1.Tribal Higher Education Application
2.Tribal Financial Need Analysis (FNA) completed and submitted by student to the UNM Financial Aid Office
3.Academic Transcripts
4.Letter of Admission for new students. Majority of tribes request an official copy, check with your respective tribal higher education office for specific guidelines
5.Certificate of Indian Blood
6.Verification of Enrollment for continuing students

Tribal Waiver

Recipient pays New Mexico resident tuition rates (valued at approximately $15,360/year).

A member of an Indian nation, tribe or pueblo that is located wholly or partially in New Mexico, regardless of the residence of the member prior to acceptance, is charged at resident rates. Evidence of membership (such as a CIB or other acceptable official tribal/pueblo membership documents) must be presented no later than the third Friday of the term.

For more information please visit the American Indian Student Services Scholarships site.

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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