New Mexico Scholarships
New Mexico is an arid yet beautiful state full of mountains, plains and desert. It is also home to about 45 colleges, universities and technical schools. The state offers a number of scholarship and grant options for all types of students. There are even special funds set aside for non-traditional age students returning to college after being in the workforce.
Some of the larger universities in the area include the University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University and Eastern New Mexico University. Also offered is an impressive collection of community colleges which award technical and associate degrees in a wide range of fields. These community colleges can be an excellent way to complete the first two years of college at an affordable price.
In the links below you will find scholarships for all sorts of academic and vocational career paths. Majors such as information science, accounting, law, medicine, agricultural science, nursing and engineering can find financial assistance for funding the educational goals. Continue reading to find out more.
Scholarships awarded to an occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant student within the state of New Mexico. Scholarship amount TBD.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS MUST:
Meet all eligibility requirements;
Have a sustained record of outstanding scholastic achievement;
Supply application data including: (1) Two references and (2) Program Director's statement;
A Korean student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply. Applicants are judged on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service. .Applicants from the Western Region must attend a school in either: Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, or New Mexico.
Undergraduate, graduate, and high school students enrolled full time during the scholarship application year.
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Students with a Korean heritage studying in the United States regardless of citizenship status (including Korean Nationals).
If extra funds are available, other students (non-Korean) may qualify for some scholarships.
LA Tutors awards a monthly $500 Innovation Scholarship to high school and college students who showcase their creativity and make a positive impact.
MusicAuthority recognizes the positive impact that music can have on a student’s learning experience. Studies have shown how music can enhance learning- from improving memory performance to relieving anxiety, music can be a great component to aid a student’s college experience.
We are proud to offer our $1,000 scholarship to one current or prospective student. We will be offering this scholarship on a continual basis and we are excited to promote a passion for music and higher education.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree in agronomy, crop or plant science, horticulture, business/landscape/nursery or turfgrass management, agricultural communications, public relations, sales or marketing, entomology or plant pathology. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale required. Must reside in Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington (state).AWARD: Five scholarships at $1,275 each, non-renewable.
Eligible students will:
Write an essay of no fewer than 600 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged!
Email their essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
YouTube submissions are optional, although not required. Video should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.)
Grantmaking Program Areas: Education; Human Services; Health Care; Youth Development.; Arts & Culture
Application Instructions: Send Letter Of Intent.
Notes: Funds in the states of California, Texas, Kansas and New Mexico.
At the time of application, you must have completed 12 semester hours in accounting and 75 hours overall.
You are eligible to win scholarships from NMSCPA a maximum of three times.
You must be enrolled in a qualifying university or college in New Mexico.
You must have an overall GPA of "B" (3.0) or better.
The Scholarship Application Packet Must Include:
A letter or essay indicating:
Academic achievements in college.
Extra-curricular activities, employment, volunteer or any other pertinent activities.
Career objectives and goals in accounting.
Reasons for applying for a scholarship, including matters related to financial need.
A list of the accounting courses you are currently enrolled in and have completed.
An official transcript sent directly to the NMSCPA office from the school you currently attend. Web-based transcripts will not be considered.
An official or unofficial transcript from each previous college or university you have attended. Web-based transcripts will not be considered.
Two letters of recommendation from professional sources on the Letter of Reference form, sent directly to NMSCPA; one must be from an accounting professor.
The completed application with your name and date of submission.
Awards are available at the University of New Mexico for full-time nursing students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and financial need. Contact the school of nursing for more details. Current undergraduate or graduate student in the College of
In 2006, the Accenture American Indian College Fund will award five scholarships to undergraduates. These scholarships will meet a vital need for American Indians seeking higher education and having financial need. The program seeks to select the very brightest American Indian and Alaska Native students who are attaining a professional, teaching, social services, high technology or business degree. It is comprised of the following awards: Accenture Scholars Three $20,000 scholarships for students pursuing a four-year degree. Finalist Scholarships Two scholarships of $2,000 per year for four years. In addition to the scholarship funds, scholarship recipients in their junior year may be eligible for summer internships with Accenture. Eligibility: Candidates will have excelled academically and demonstrated leadership ability and commitment to community. Specific eligibility criteria are that the successful candidate: Be an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native Tribe and be able to demonstrate involvement with or measurable interests in Native American activities or affairs. Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the end of the seventh semester of secondary school. Will be entering a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking freshman. Have demonstrated character, personal merit and commitment. Merit is demonstrated through leadership in school, civic and extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed. Application Procedure: Note: Application for an Accenture Scholarship additionally provides eligibility for other AIGC-administered undergraduate awards. You need only complete one application. Also for students in the field of social services and high technology degrees.
In 2006, the Gerald Peete Fellowship will be awarded to American Indian/Alaska Native graduates studying medicine. (If insufficient medical student applicants appear, the remaining fellowships will go to applicants in other health-related fields.) Eligibility: Be an enrolled member of a United States federally-recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group or possess one-fourth degree Indian blood from a federally-recognized tribe. Be enrolled full-time in a Masters, doctoral or professional degree program at an accredited college or university within the United States. Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) from the United States Department of Education and the office of the university you plan to attend. Application Procedure: Note: Application for the Gerald Peete Fellowship additionally provides eligibility for other AIGC-administered graduate/professional awards, especially the AIGC Fellowship. The possibility of an applicant being granted multiple awards by AIGC also exists, especially as regards smaller-amount awards. You need only complete one application. Submit the following: A completed AIGC Fellowship Application. A 250-word typed essay as described in the application packet. A Financial Need Form (FNF) completed by the college or university financial aid office. A Tribal Eligibility Certification (TEC).
The Jeanette Elmer Scholarship will be awarded to American Indian/Alaska Native students that have completed their bachelor degree and are enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program at an accredited institution and who are members of Wisconsin, New Mexico and Arizona tribes. Eligibility: Be an enrolled member of a United States federally-recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group or possess one-fourth degree Indian blood from a federally-recognized tribe. Be enrolled full-time in a Masters, doctoral or professional degree program at an accredited college or university within the United States. Demonstrate financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) from the United States Department of Education and the office of the university you plan to attend. Application Procedure Note: Application for the Jeanette Elmer Scholarship additionally provides eligibility for other AIGC-administered graduate/professional awards, especially the AIGC Fellowship. The possibility of an applicant being granted multiple awards by AIGC also exists, especially as regards smaller-amount awards. You need only complete one application. A completed AIGC Fellowship Application. A 250-word typed essay as described in the application packet. A Financial Need Form (FNF) completed by the college or university financial aid office. A Tribal Eligibility Certification (TEC).
Scholarships only applicable for specific counties within this state
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