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April 12, 2021

The UNM-Gallup Student Senate is currently accepting applications for its $700 scholarship. According to the Student Senate bylaws, 10 scholarships per semester are to be awarded to students attending the UNM-Gallup campus. The deadline for scholarship consideration is April 23, 2021, by 5:00 p.m.

Scholarship Qualifications:

  1. Applicant must be enrolled in a degree or certificate program at UNM-Gallup. Non-degree and unclassified students are ineligible.
  2. Applicant must have completed at least 12 credit hours at the college level.
  3. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and submit a copy of an unofficial transcript.
  4. Applicants are required to submit an essay with a cover sheet to include name, e-mail, phone number, and date submitted. The essay should be one page with Times New Roman 12-point font, one-inch margins, and 1.5 line spacing. The essay must include:
    1. Education and career goals
    2. Special achievements and awards
    3. Community or campus involvement
  5. Financial need is not a consideration for this scholarship

For Student Senate Applicants:

A self-evaluation essay must be submitted along with scholarship qualifications. The self-evaluation essay must include the following:

  1. Description of partial or full responsibility for at least one major Student Senate project per semester.
  2. Amount of time spent on Student Senate projects outside of regular meetings.
  3. Active participation in regular meetings as well as punctuality for meetings.

For more information and to download a scholarship application, please visit https://www.gallup.unm.edu/studentsenate/

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