UNM-G NM Scholarships

Scholarships

Provides up to $50.00 to $1500.00, fall/spring scholarships annually to students.

Applicants Must Be:

  • A cooperative member and/or a member's dependent
  • A fulltime student with a semester GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Attend a college or university in the state in which they reside (NM or AZ)

Deadline: May 1st

Continental Divide Electric Education Foundation
P.O. Box 1087
Grants, New Mexico 87020
Phone: 505.285.6656

The Michael S. Currier Scholarship Fund provides renewable scholarships to low-income students from twelve New Mexico counties that are pursuing an undergraduate degree and demonstrate exceptional talent, innovative thinking, and/or creativity in a specific field of study

The Michael S. Currier Scholarship Fund will award two scholarships per year up to $15,000.00 each (award amounts are determined according to education costs and applicants' Student Aid Report)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a current resident of Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, Taos, Sandoval, San Juan, Colfax, Union, McKinley, San Miguel, Harding, Los Alamos or Mora County
  • Must be a graduating high school senior or recent recipient of a GED (within 24 months)
  • Must be a full-time student as defined by the educational institution the applicant is attending
  • Demonstrate exceptional skills, ability or talent in a chosen field of study
  • Demonstrate creativity, innovative thinking, or entrepreneurialism
  • Demonstrate commitment to community service work
  • Demonstrate financial need

Deadline: March 30
Scholarships are awarded in May of each year.

Michael S. Currier Memorial Scholarship Advisory Committee
Santa Fe Community Foundation (E-mail)
P.O. Box 1827
Santa Fe, NM 87504-1827
Phone: 505.988.9715
Fax: 505.988.1829

Provides up to 20 scholarships, each a minimum of $500.00.

Criteria and Information

  • Applicant must work for a long term care facility that is a member of the American Health Care Association (AHCA) for the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL)
  • Applicant must be enrolled in/accepted to an accredited LPN or RN school or nursing program
  • Applicant must submit three letters of recommendation
  • Applicant must submit written personal statements describing interest and experience in long term care
  • Scholarship recipients/winners must submit a written essay that links what they have learned academically with their work experience in long term care

Deadline: June 15

National Foundation for Long Term Health Care
1201 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.898.9352

There will be three, $1000.00 scholarships awarded, for each category
4 categories:

  • Higher Achiever - GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Potential Achiever - GPA of 2.0 to 2.9
  • Graduate Student
  • Non-Traditional (adversity)

To be eligible:

  • Must be Hispanic
  • Must attend in-state college
  • Applications must be received by June 1st

Public Service Company of New Mexico
Alvarado Square MS-2204
Albuquerque, NM 87158
Hispanic Heritage: PH: 505.241.4481

Scholarships awarded between $300.00 and $2500.00, to be used for tuition and/or expenses

To be eligible

  • Must be 1/4 Hispanic or other recognized minority
  • Must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Must attend an accredited college, university, technical, vocational or trade school
  • Applications must be received by June 1st

Public Service Company of New Mexico
Alvarado Square MS-2204
Albuquerque, NM 87158
LLAVE: PH: 505.241.2874

The Red Rock Rally Association offers a $500.00 scholarship for the Fall and Spring semesters to a UNM Gallup student pursuing an Associates or Bachelors degree in Health Careers.

Scholarship selection is determined by the Red Rock Balloon Rally Association

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be enrolled full time in an Associates or Bachelors degree program
  • Applicant must have completed at least 12 credit hours at the college level, with a minimum 3.0 CGPA (submit copy of 24-hours unofficial transcript)
  • Must have a completed financial aid file, and demonstrate financial need. (request financial needs analysis from Financial Aid Office)
  • Must submit a one-page essay regarding educational and career goals, special achievements and/or activities

Fall Deadline: July 15th
Spring Deadline: December 15th


Red Rock Balloon Rally Association
Peter Procopio
Gallup, NM 87301
Phone: 505.722.0463

The Rehoboth Mckinley Christian Hospital Auxiliary awards scholarships each Fall and Spring semester. Preference is given to McKinley County residents.

Scholarship selection is determined by the RMCH Auxiliary Scholarship Committee.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have completed at least 12 college credit hours
  • Must have minimum GPA of 2.0 based on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be a full time student
  • Must have financial need and be in good academic standing
  • Must be pursuing a medical or health profession

Fall Deadline: June 15th
Spring Deadline: December 31st

RMCH Auxiliary
Kyse Kamps
Gallup, NM 87301

This program was designed to assist women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families. The women may use the awards to offset any costs including books, child care and transportation.

The program begins on the club level, where award amounts vary. Club-level winners become eligible for region-level awards. Each year, three awards (one first-place $5,000.00 award and two $3,000.00 awards) are granted each of the Soroptimist's 29 regions. The first-place winner then becomes a candidate for one of three $10,000.00 finalist awards.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be female, head of household, with primary financial responsibility for supporting your family
  • Applicant must be attending, or have been accepted to a vocational/skills training program, or an undergraduate degree program
  • Applicant must have financial need
  • Applicant must be motivated to achieve educational and career goals
  • Applicant must reside in one of Soroptimist member countries and territories

Deadline: December 15th

Soroptimist International of Gallup
c/o Fran Palochak
P.O. Box 3183
Gallup, NM 87305
Phone: 505.863.6816

The UNM Gallup Student Senate offers ten $500.00 scholarships in Fall and Spring. No more than three scholarships may be awarded to upper division or bachelor-seeking students.

Scholarship selection is determined by the UNMG Student Senate, including the Student Senate Faculty Advisor, in an advisory capacity.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant must be enrolled at least half time in a Certificate, Associate or Bachelor's degree program, non-degree and unclassified students are ineligible.

  • Applicant must have completed at least 12 credit hours at the college level with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must have a record of participation in student activities (This will be strongly considered in the awarding process)
  • A one-page essay is required; include information regarding your educational and career goals, special achievements, awards and/or activities

Fall Deadline: Varies (October)
Spring Deadline: February

UNM Gallup Student Senate
200 College Road
Gallup, NM 87301

The continental Divide Electric Education Foundation offers a $500.00 scholarship to a UNM-Gallup student

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be attending UNM-Gallup
  • Applicant must be a full time student with a semester GPA of 2.0 or better
  • Applicant must submit a Financial Needs Analysis showing financial need
  • Applicant must submit copy of Official Transcript

Deadline: May 1st

Continental Divide Electric Co-op
P.O. Box 1087
Grants, NM 87020
Phone: 505.285.6656