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

Heidelberg University Out-Of-State Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • In order to qualify for the Heidelberg University Out Of State Grant, applicants must be either first-time freshmen or transfer students, planning to attend Heidelberg University, who are not Ohio state residents. This grant is renewable for four (4) years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] 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

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • 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

Latest College & Financial Aid News

$100 Million Grainger Gift Garners New School Name at U of I

April 17, 2019

by Susan Dutca

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's engineering school will soon be called the "Grainger College of Engineering" after receiving another $100 million gift from The Grainger Foundation. The Grainger donation is the largest amount ever gifted to a public university to rename a college. [...]

Essay Mills Providing a "Side Door" for College Students

April 9, 2019

by Susan Dutca

Thirteen parents and one coach charged in the "Operation Varsity Blues" college cheating scandal will plead guilty in accordance with plea agreements. While elite parents implicated in the admissions scandal cheated to help their children get into college, there is a growing concern about how students, in general, may be cheating their way through college; specifically by buying ghostwritten essays online. [...]

Auctioning Off College Admissions Seats?

April 2, 2019

by Susan Dutca

Why not have schools auction off college seats to the highest bidder? The question was posed by a senior vice president at the Harvard Management Company on his public LinkedIn page amid the recent national college admissions cheating scandal. According to Michael Cappucci, it is simply "an honest question." He goes on to ask, "Why do we have a system where wealthy parents have to make shady payments to even more shady intermediaries to get their kids into college?" The post, which has since been removed but still drew much online anger was authored by Cappucci who is "not a top official" at the company; many people still presumed Harvard is connected to his idea, according to Inside Higher Ed, but Harvard was quick to distance itself from the LinkedIn post. [...]

Last Reviewed: April 2019