Outside Scholarships

  • If you receive non-university scholarship(s), such as funds sponsored by individuals, organizations, or companies, you must notify our office of your outside scholarship award(s).
  • If you receive tuition assistance from DVR, Veteran's Benefits,JTPA, or some other source, you must notify our office and the Business Office.
  • You cannot receive tuition assistance from more than one source. Failure to notify our office of any
    outside funding source(s), may cause you to repay some or all of the aid you previously received.
  • UNM-Gallup has several scholarships sponsored by different organizations, clubs, etc. The following identifies some of these sponsors. Contact the Financial Aid Office for deadline and application procedures. Please note, these scholarships change from year-to-year and this list is not inclusive.

  • 21st Century Scholarship Program
    Annenbery General Foundation
    United Negro Collge Fund
    500 East 62nd Street
    New York, NY 10021
  • Undergraduate Scholarship Awards
    Educational Communications Scholarship Foundation 721 North McKinley Road
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
  • 4-H Scholarship National 4-H Council
    7100 Connecticut Avenue
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    ABC Award for Excellence
  • A Better Chance, Inc.
    419 Boyston Street
    Boston, MA 02116
  • Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
    NAACP National Office Education Department
    4805 Mt. Hope Drive
    Baltimore, MD 21215
  • AIA Minority Disadvantaged Scholarship Program
    American Institute of Architects Foundation (AIAF)
    1735 New York Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20006
  • American Fund for Dental Health Fellowship
    211 East Chicago Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611
  • American Institute of Certified Public
    1211 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY 10036
  • American Nurses Associates Minority Fellowship
    1030 15th Street NW, Suite 716
    Washington, DC 20005
  • Breakthrough to Nursing Scholarship
    National Student Nurses Association
    555 West 57th Street
    New York, NY 10019
  • Business Career Development
    Collen Roy, Executive Women International
    2820 Gilbert Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 452006
  • Student Opportunity Minority Scholarship
    Presbyterian Chuch-USA
    475 Riverside Drive, Room 430
    New York, NY 10115
  • Society of Women Engineers Scholarships
    345 East 47th Street
    New York, NY 10017
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association
    1100 15th Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20005
  • NSPE Minority Scholarships National Society of
    Professional Engineers Educational Foundation
    1420 King Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314
  • New York Telephone Minority Scholarship Program
    Citizen's Scholarship Foundation of America, Inc.
    P.O. Box 297-1505 Riverview Road
    St. Peters, MN 56082
  • Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program
    Xerox Corporation
    P.O. Box 1600
    Stamford, CT 06904
  • Edison/McGraw Scholarship Program
    National Science Teachers Association
    P.O. Box 2800
    La Jolla, CA 92038

Deadline June 15

  • Must be Native American
  • Pursuing a career in medicine, nursing, dietetics and nutrition,medical technology, physical therapy, pharmacy, social work, medical research (biochemistry) and other health related fields.

Native American Health Education Fund
1701 Pleasant Green
Road Durham, North Carolina 27705

Deadline June 30

  • Entering or continuing college students who are Navajo or Ute Mountain Tribal
  • High school graduates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 with an ACT score of 22 or better and be accepted as a full time college student.
  • Full time undergraduate students must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Must be majoring in Engineering Discipline, Business/Accounting, Environmental/ Reclamation Sciences, Labor/ Industrial relations/Human Resources, Computer/Information systems, and Purchasing or Occupational Safety

BHP Billiton - New Mexico Coal
Attn: Scholarship Program
PO Box 561
Waterflow, NM 87421
Phone: 505-598-2169 or 505-598-2211
Fax: 505-598-2102

Deadline (Applications must be postmarked by the specified deadline, fax or e-mails will not be accepted):

Fall August 15
Spring November 15
Summer May 15

  • Enrolled at a University, college, junior college, or technical school
  • One quarter (1/4) Native American Blood
  • Undergraduate student with no more than 150 semester credit
  • Full or part time student
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25

American Indian Services
ATTN: Scholarship Department
1902N. Canyon Road, Suite 100
Provo, UT 84604

Deadline: June 24

  • Enrolled at a college, university, or technical school
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better
  • A minimum semester GPA of 2.0 or better
  • Full time status (12 credit hours)

APS Four Corners Power Plant
Attn: Scholarship Committee MS 4900
PO Box 355
Fruitland, NM 87416
Phone: 505-598-8201

Deadline:August 1

  • New Mexico resident
  • Majoring in marketing discipline and currently enrolled in an associate degree program, four-year college, or at graduate level at an accredited New Mexico academic institution.

New Mexico Chapter
American Marketing Association
PO Box 30504
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Attn: Scholarship fund

Stacy Sacco

Lori Arshawsky

Albuquerque Community Foundation
Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Fund

New Graduating HS Seniors Criteria

Student applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident with a green card
  • Be a legal New Mexico resident for a minimum of one year
  • Be graduating from an accredited public or private high school
  • Have cumulative 3.0 GPA in high school academic grade-bearing subjects
  • Be awarded a financial aid package that does not meet demonstrated need
  • Be accepted by and have chosen to attend a U.S. post-secondary, accredited, non-profit or public educational institution as a full-time student taking a minimum of 12 credit hours of grade-bearing courses per semester.

Returning / Undergraduate Criteria

Student applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident with a green card
  • Be a legal New Mexico resident for a minimum of one year
  • Have completed a minimum of one (1) semester of undergraduate work
  • Have cumulative 2.5 GPA in college academic grade-bearing subjects
  • Be awarded a financial aid package that does not meet demonstrated need
  • Be attending a U.S. post-secondary, accredited, nonprofit or public educational institution as a full-time student taking a minimum of 12 credit hours of grade-bearing courses per semester

Note: Beginning Fall 2014, Legislative Lottery Scholarships requirements included the new minimum for number of credit hours – 15 NEW credit hours and repeating classes do not count.

  • NOT be applying for residency in another state

To apply for this financial aid:

  • All signatures on application must be completed.
  • Submit application and all required documents to our office before the deadline.

Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Fund
Albuquerque Community Foundation

PO Box 25266
Albuquerque, NM 87125-5266
Phone: 505-883-6240
Fax: 505-883-3629

624 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Email: foundation@albuquerquefoundation.org or email questions to denise@albuquerquefoundation.org.

Deadline: June 27

- Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (E-mail)
Attention Scholarship Programs
8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400
San Antonio, TX USA 78229
Phone: 210-692-3850 ext.3231