New Mexico Scholarships

There are many New Mexico scholarships out there and Scholarships.com can help you find information about them. In addition to scholarships especially created for those living in New Mexico, though, we can help you find many others that have nothing to do with where you live. The college scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at Scholarships.com. To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about New Mexico scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

Bilingual Education Student Organization Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Bilingual Education Student Organization Scholarship is available to full-time bilingual students pursuing a teaching career at Eastern New Mexico University.

    Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and a graduate of a New Mexico high school. Must become an active member of the Bilingual Education Student Organization (BESO) and must not be eligible for [...] More

New Mexico Manufactured Housing Assocation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2020
  • Amount: Varies
  • This fund was established in 1996 by the NM Manufactured Housing Association to provide scholarship awards to New Mexico graduating high school seniors residing in a manufactured home. Applicant must live in a mobile/manufactured home, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, attend a 2 or 4-year non-profit public educational institution full-time and write an essay describing their career goals.For more [...] More

New Mexico Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The New Mexico Scholars Program was created to encourage New Mexico high school students to attend public post-secondary institutions or the following private colleges in New Mexico:

    College of Santa Fe
    St. John's College
    College of the Southwest

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Applicant must be a graduate from New Mexico high school in the top 5% of their class or score 25 on ACT, and a New [...] More

New Mexico State Student Incentive Grants

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,500
  • NM Student Incentive Grant is for resident undergraduate students with substantial financial need who are attending public and private non-profit institutions in New Mexico. Awards vary from $200-$2,500.

    Grant is for a period of one year and may be renewed on an annual basis or until the student graduates with a bachelor’s degree from an eligible institution.

    Applicants much be a U.S. [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/16/2020
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply, [...] More

NSHSS Andeavor Youth Leadership Awards

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2020
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Andeavor Industries is providing college scholarships for outstanding young leaders. This new scholarship has been launched to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities. The scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating in spring who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Andeavor does business: Alaska, [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2020
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award is a financial aid program for New Mexico residents, to fill the gap in student financial aid packages while pursuing an undergraduate degree. This is a program for both students graduating from high school and those continuing their college undergraduate education. Awards vary in amount and there are two different deadlines. Applicants must be [...] More

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Photo credit: Jared Ames

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by Susan Dutca-Lovell

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Last Reviewed: September 2019