New Mexico Tech Freshmen Scholarships

New Mexico Tech gives academic scholarships, or merit-based aid, solely on the basis of academic achievement. More than 40 percent of New Mexico Tech undergraduates receive merit-based aid. Although family financial evaluations have no effect on academic scholarship decisions at Tech, many scholarship students also qualify for need-based financial aid.


All first-time scholarships require the student to be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and be enrolled full time (12 hours or more per semester.

Gold Scholarship - $6,000/year National Merit Finalist Certificate and High School GPA of 3.5
(Deadline: February 1)

Silver Scholarship - $5,000/year National Merit Semifinalist or High School GPA of 3.5 and ACT of 30+ or SAT of 1320+
(Deadline: February 1)

Presidential Scholarship - $4,000/year High School GPA of 3.25 and ACT of 27+ or SAT of 1200+ (Deadline: March 1)

Copper Scholarship - $2,000/year High School GPA of 3.0 and ACT of 23+ or SAT of 1050+ (Deadline: March 1)

Bronze Scholarship - $1,000/year New Mexico Residents First-Time Students, High School GPA of 3.0 and ACT of 21+ or SAT 970+ (Deadline: March 1)

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