New Mexico Scholarships

There are many New Mexico scholarships out there and 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 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

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.

Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

Albuquerque Community Foundation (ACF) New Mexico Manufactured Housing Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 13, Annually
This fund was established in 1996 by the Manufactured Housing Association to provide scholarship award to a New Mexico high school graduate residing in a manufactured home. One or two awards will be made for up to $1,000 each.

Additional criteria:
- Student applicant must live in a mobile/manufactured home
- Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
- Student must attend school full time
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Albuquerque Community Foundation (ACF) Notah Begay III Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 14, Annually
Professional golfer Notah Begay III established this scholarship fund in 1999 to benefit Native American athletes attending college. Awards are made to high school graduates demonstrating strong academic achievement and participation in varsity level sports. One or two $1,400 awards will be made.

Additional criteria:
- applicants must be Native American scholar-athletes
- minimum GPA 3.0
- [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

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Excel Staffing Companies Endowment for Excellence in Continuing Education
Application Deadlines: June 14, Annually
The Excel Staffing Companies Endowment for Excellence in Continuing Education is for students age 21 or older working a minimum of 30 hours per week and attending school full- or part-time to further their career goals. Applicants must live in or work in Bernalillo, Eddy, Sandoval, Valencia or Santa Fe counties. Up to four scholarships are awarded annually for up to $1,000 each.

Deadline is [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Western Region
Application Deadlines: July 10, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to qualified high school, college and graduate students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled full-time studying in the United States and maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit [...] More

MGMA Western Section Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
To be eligible for the MGMA Western Section Scholarships, applicants must be residing in MGMA Western section states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming) who are current MGMA members and enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program relevant to medical practice [...] More

New Mexico Lottery Success Scholarships
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The Lottery Success Scholarship helps pay tuition expenses for New Mexico high school graduates (or GED recipients) who plan to attend an eligible New Mexico public college or university.

Students establish eligibility in the first regular semester immediately following their high school graduation and funding begins in the second college semester. To find out more about scholarships for [...] More

New Mexico Scholars Program
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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:
* New Mexico residents
* Graduate from New Mexico high school in the top 5% of their class or score 25 on ACT
* [...] More

New Mexico State Student Incentive Grants
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The New Mexico Student Incentive Grant was created to provide aid for undergraduate students with substantial financial need who are attending public colleges or universities or the following eligible colleges in New Mexico:
- College of Santa Fe
- St. John's College
- College of the Southwest
- Institute of American Indian Art
- Crownpoint Institute of Technology
- Diné College
- [...] More

New Mexico Student Choice Grants
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Student Choice Grants were created to provide aid for undergraduate students with substantial financial need who are attending the following private institutions in New Mexico:
- St. John's College
- College of the Southwest

What are the eligibility requirements?
- New Mexico residents
- Undergraduate
- Enroll at least half-time
- Demonstrate substantial financial need

Contact the [...] More

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Engineering/Geology Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Engineering/Geology Scholarships are given to students looking for a career in the coal industry. There are eight awards, each award is divided and distributed in two years. Winners are also offered an all-expense paid trip to the RMCMI Annual Meeting and Convention in late June where they have the opportunity to meet industry leaders and attend technical sessions.

-Must have [...] More

Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award
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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 education. Awards vary in amount and there are two different deadlines.

Additional criteria:
· attend a college [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit [...] More

University of New Mexico Presidential Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
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 [...] More

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