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Scholarships

Applications for most of these scholarships are available at the NMSU-Alamogordo Financial Aid Office located in the George Fettinger Student Services Building.

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Criteria:
• Must be a high school senior with a 2.5 cumulative high school GPA or have a GED score of 600 or higher or HiSET score of 50 or higher.
• Must enroll in 12 or more NMSU-A credit hours.
• Must be a New Mexico resident who will graduate from a New Mexico high school or receive a New Mexico GED or HiSET.
• Home-schooled students will have to take the New Mexico GED or HiSET to qualify for this scholarship.
• This scholarship will pay ONLY for classes taken at the Alamogordo campus. It will not cover any classes taken at other campuses.
To apply, complete a Scholar Dollar$ application online at https://scholarships.nmsu.edu/
Application for Scholar Dollar$ opens October 1st for the following academic year and recommended submission date is March 1st. The application is open year-round.
Amount: $500 (2 available)

Criteria:
  • Must be a degree-seeking female student enrolled at NMSU-Alamogordo.
  • Must have completed at least 12 college credit hours and have had at least one-semester break at some point in her college attendance.
  • Must be enrolled in no fewer than six semester hours (online classes accepted).
  • Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the most recent 12 hours of college credit.
  • This must be documented by an official transcript from the Registrar’s Office or an internet copy containing the official letter stating it is a certified valid transcript.
  • Must be able to give a brief description of financial need.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States.

    Applications are available at the NMSU-A Financial Aid Office
THE SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE INNOVATORS, CREATORS, AND DREAMERS

That’s right! The Live Más Scholarship is not based on your grades or how well you play sports. No essays, no test scores, no right or wrong answers. We’re looking for the next generation of innovators, creators, and dreamers who want to make a difference in the world.

In 2019, the Taco Bell Foundation will award $4 million in Live Más Scholarships. $1 million will be awarded through our new applicant program, $2.25 million through our renewal program for previous recipients, and $750,000 through our program for Taco Bell restaurant employees.

https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/
Benzinga is a dynamic and innovative financial media outlet that empowers investors with high-quality, unique content. We value methodology, research, and insights from people who are passionate about finance. If you love finance and have ideas to share, you’re applying for the right scholarship. We also put a high value on education; many of our incredible staff wouldn’t be where they are today without the knowledge gained from post-secondary education. That’s why we are offering the Benzinga Scholarship for Future Leaders in Finance. Our team will select one student to receive our $1,000 scholarship based on essay submissions. We encourage all college students of all backgrounds who want to pursue a major or career in finance to apply. Essay Topic – Submit a 1,000-1,500 word essay. You may choose one of the two topics below: Describe how and why the finance industry can or should drive social change in today’s world Where do you think financial technology is headed? How might it foster change in the future? Requirements for eligibility Rising college freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who plan to or are currently pursuing undergraduate majors in finance, business, or similar fields Applicants must be at least 18 years of age Awards may only be used for undergraduate study at two-year or four-year universities located in the United States The Award may be used for tuition, housing, textbooks, or other college-related expenses Application process: Please attach the following in an email to scholarships@benzinga.com: In the body of the email, include your first and last name, mailing address, email, phone number, and 100-150 words explaining why you’re passionate about finance Write Scholarship + your first and last name as the subject Your essay in PDF format Current college or high school transcript to verify identity and class standing in PDF format
Find links to more than 70 free, online scholarship search sites listing thousands of scholarships and financial aid awards worth billions of dollars. Just visit the sites which seem most appropriate for you and find the scholarships for which you are a good match. Most of the online scholarship search sites include scholarships that can be used by students enrolled in traditional college programs or by students earning online degrees.

http://www.college-scholarships.com/scholarship-information/free-scholarship-searches/
Children between the ages of 16-26 whose veteran parent was killed in action or died as a result of their wounds incurred in battle, qualify for a full tuition waiver at any state-funded post-secondary school. A $150 stipend, per semester, will be issued to help with books or fees.

http://nmdvs.org/state-benefits/
Criteria

• Must be a continuing or re-admitted NMSU-A student with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and must have earned 12 or more NMSU credits (must not have earned 70 or more credits including transfer credits)
• Must enroll in a minimum of 6 credits or more at the NMSU-A campus
• Must be a New Mexico resident

Second Semester Renewal Policy

• Must maintain a 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Must enroll in a minimum of 6 or more NMSU-A credits

Re-application Policy
To apply, complete a Scholar Dollar$ application online at https://scholarships.nmsu.edu/

Application for Scholar Dollar$ opens October 1st for the following academic year and recommended submission date is March 1st. Application is opened year-round
The Grace UMC Endowment Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of applications for the Tharp Educational, Kiel Bonnell, Dr. Joe & Zoe Emanuel, and J.E.T. Scholarships. Scholarships are open to qualifying graduating high school seniors and current full-time college students in Otero County.

Applications are available on the church website, (site address on the front page) from the menu under “Ministries & Missions” and select “Scholarships.”

Application and required accompanying documents must be returned to Grace United Methodist Church, 1206 Greenwood Lane Alamogordo, NM 88310

Questions may be directed to: gumc.endowment.foundation@gmail.com. Please put the name of the scholarship on the email subject line.
Albuquerque Community Foundation is a charitable foundation managing 19 scholarship programs. To find out about these scholarships.
NMSU students often qualify for private or external scholarships based on various criteria, including need, academic performance, interests, and background. Below we have organized some private scholarships by their deadline that we believe students would be interested in. Please keep in mind, that these awards are funded by public and private organizations and not NMSU.

Here is the link:

https://fa.nmsu.edu/scholarships/private-scholarship-opportunities/