Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships By Grade Level > High School Scholarships > University Of New Mexico Presidential Scholarship

University of New Mexico Presidential Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://unmscholarshipapp.unm.edu/
  • Contact
  • Office of Financial Aid
  • Address
  • 1155 University Blvd. SE
  • Albuquerque, NM 87106
  • Application Deadline
  • December 1, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • See Description
  • Scholarship Description
  • The University of New Mexico Presidential Scholarship is offered to selected incoming freshmen New Mexico residents with proven academic and citizenship skills as demonstrated in the classroom and positions of leadership. Students must apply during their senior year in high school. The award is valued at $8,431 each year and is renewable for four (4) years given that the student continues to meet the criteria.

    Eligibility:
    -Graduating from a high school in New Mexico
    -Minimum of 31 on the ACT
    -Minimum of 3.9 GPA
    -Extracurricular participation

    Essay:
    1. Explain your plans for your college education, giving specific details that describe what led to your educational goals. (350 words or less)
    2. Explain the ways you have shown leadership in the past and how you expect to be a leader in the future. (350 words or less)
    3. Describe one specific way you have grown or changed in the last four years and explain how this change affects your future in college and beyond. (350 words or less)

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!
  

High School Scholarships

Latest College & Financial Aid News

College Debt the Main Woe for Students, Parents

March 28, 2017

by Susan Dutca

The Princeton Review’s 2017 College Hopes & Worries survey reveals that biggest worry for students and parents is the "level of debt I/my child will take on to pay for the degree." While this concern doesn’t come as a surprise, it differs greatly from the average woe a decade ago; not "getting in to [a] first-choice college." [...]

Spring 2017 College Scholarships

March 24, 2017

by Susan Dutca

What do spring college scholarships bring? Potentially thousands of dollars in free college money to help foot your college tuition bill! Whether you are relaxing over spring break or heavy into spring cleaning, don't forget to do your academic and financial aid housekeeping. Explore these spring-centric awards, as well as college scholarships with spring 2017 deadlines. Or if you prefer, conduct your own free college scholarship search here: [...]

FAFSA Change Complicates Financial Aid Process, College Scholarships for 2017 May Help

March 21, 2017

by Susan Dutca

Finding a way to pay for college is a whole mess in itself. Add to that the stress of filling out a FAFSA and now, the removal of a key I.R.S. tool that made the process somewhat less difficult, and you have millions of students in limbo, panicking about how they will pay for college. [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed