ScholarshipConditionsDesignated High SchoolCitizenship or Heritage RequirementGrade RequirementWriting RequirementsMeritFinancial NeedAmountMajor/Career ChoiceDeadline
1620 Scholarship, Mayflower Society in the State of New MexicoUS Citizen and resident of NM or nonresident who is related to a member
of the NM Mayflower Society and pursuing higher education.
NM Resident, US CitizenGraduating Senior250–500 word essayYes$1,620February
505 Southwestern New Mexico True ScholarsDemonstrate commitment to pursue higher education and to impact the agricultural industry or New Mexico's economy of food or agricultureAny NM High SchoolGraduating SeniorGPA 3.0$5,000 March
Abbott & FennerDescribe your educational career and life goals in an essay.Junior or Senior500–1000 word essay$1,000June
ACT College and Career Readiness ChampionsBe a tenacious and persistent student, no matter the challenge, and be prepared for life after high school with a goal and a plan.ACT 22$500October
Aerospace Future STEM Leaders Scholarshipstudents pursuing careers in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. Awards are based on academic performance, community service, and leadership potential.AnyUS Citizenjunior yes$5,000 Science, Technology, Engerinnering, Math, STEMApril
AES EngineeringDemonstrate good character.Senior500–1000 word essay$500 October
AHCC Albuquerque Hispanco Chamber of CommerceSeniors graduating in the current school year and planning to enroll in an institutione of higher learning.NM ResidentSenioressayGPA 2.5$1,000January
AHS Alumni AssociationDemonstrate leadership and involvement.Albuquerque HSPersonal statementGPA 2.75; ACT 17 or SAT 1060; ACCUPLACER 69 (CNM attendees)March
AISES Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation ScholarshipMust be an AISES student member. Must be an enrolled member or a decendent of an enrolled member of a federal or state-recognized tribe.Native AmericanSeniorThree 500-word essaysGPA 3.0$2,500Business, Finance, Mathematics, Education, Medicine, Health Adminstration, or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)March
AISES NAVSEA ScholarshipMust be an AISES student member. Must be an enrolled member or a decendent of an enrolled member of a federal or state-recognized tribe.Native AmericanSeniorThree 500-word essaysGPA 3.0$10,000Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Civil/Structural EngineeringMarch
American Indian College Fund Scholarship ProgramPlan to attend a tribal college or university. Enroll with a federal or state-recognized tribe or have a grandparent who is an enrolled tribal member.Native American; US CitizenGPA 2.0May
American Indian Education Fund Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiin (student or one parent must be enrolled and have documentation)Native American, Alaska Native, or Native HawaiianEssayGPA 2.0, ACT 14 or aboveUp to $2,000 per yearMarch
American Indian ServicesMust be at least One-Quarter (1/4) nrolled member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe. Native American GPA 2.5yesVaries
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsMust be a minority student pursuing accounting.Minority, US citizen or green card holder.GPA 3.0$3,000AccountingFebruary
American Muscle Automotive ScholarshipsStudents pursing automotive themed major.700-1500 word essay$2,500 Automotive theme majorJune/October
American Trucks Student ScholarshipsStudent enrolled in a full-time secondary vocational school, technical institute, or are high school seniors.700-1500 word essay$2,500
traditional building trades such as HVAC, carpentry, electrical, or related fields of study.
Amy Biehl Youth Spirit AwardServe the community through adovocacy or volunteering within the last year.600 words or less autobiography$500–$1000April–May
Andrew Piech Memorial ScholarshipPlan to attend a nonprofit or public school, including automotive/technical vocational institution or community college.Any NM High SchoolNM Resident1–2 page essay$2,200Automotive Technology and related Applied TechnologiesJune
Aperture Education Essay ScholarshipWinner chosen out of top 3 highest-voted essays.300–400 word essay$1,000 December
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship from Animation Career ReviewPursue animation-related degree at an accredited art school, college, or university.Graduating SeniorEssay$1,000 AnimationMay
Aspiring Fashion ProfessionalIntend to pursue a fashion-related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college, have a demonstrable record of academic success, have a passion and drive for a fashion related career.  Senior250–500 word essay$1,000 FashionMay
Association on American Indian AffairsEnroll with a federal or state-recognized tribe. Native AmericanGPA 2.5June–July
AVS New Mexico William M. Olson / Warren E Taylor Science and EngineeringComplete one additional science course beyond what is required for graduation. Major in a physical science or engineering. May provide an additional statement on special circumstances. Any NM High SchoolGraduating SeniorOne-page personal statement$2,500 Physical Science or EngineeringApril
AXA Achievement ScholarshipDemonstrate outstanding achievement in school, community, or work-related activities. Be one of the first 10,000 completed and submitted applications.US Citizen$2,500–$25,000December
B Davis ScholarshipDescribe characteristics of leadership in an essay.Junior or Senior1000 words or less essay$1,000 May
Barnes W. Rose Jr. and Eva Rose Nickol Scholarship ProgramDemonstrate math and/or science interest and skill through grades and/or SAT/ACF scores.Albuquerque HSSeniorEssayGPA 3.6Yes$700 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) major with priority given to engineering-related careers
Beautiful Minds Challenge-Marlboro CollegeDemonstrate creative ideas and expression in the form of a project for a cash prize. Opportunity to earn full or partial tuition scholarship if you intend to enroll at Marlborow College. Open to ages 15–19. Compete alone or with up to two teammates.Cover letter and one creative work$500–$1,000 cash prize, or full/partial tuition scholarshipDecember
Beauty + Wellness Scholarships for WomenDemonstrate a committment to maintaining personal wellness, and strive to lead a healthy lifestyle. Available to female students.US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident Graduating Senior$500 Quarterly: January, March, June, September
BIGSUN ScholarshipsAvailable to all student athletes regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate.Senior500–1000 word essay$500 June
Bob Chavez ScholarshipApplicants must be a member of, or affiliated with, a federally recognized Pueblo that represents the 19 Pueblo communitities in New Mexico. Complete a portfolio of artwork. Native AmericanGraduating seniorEssayGPA 2.0yes$2,500 Visual ArtsMarch
Breaking Good Video ContestCreate a video to help educate others about providers and leagal services available to New Mexicans. Students may work in teams. Any NM High School$500–$1000March
Bryan Cline Memorial Scholarship ProgramExhibit a strong scholastic record and leadership qualities. Must play on the Eldorado Varsity soccer team.Eldorado HSGraduating Senior$800 March
Burger King McLamore FoundationMust be an employee of Burger King or dependent of a Burger King employee. Consideration will be given to academic record and participation in school and community activities.Graduating SeniorGPA 2.5$1,000–$50,000December
Camilla Rowe Memorial ScholarshipDemonstrate a desire for truth and answers in an essay. Must have attended Eisehower Middle School for one year.La Cueva HS
Eldorado HS
Graduating Senior400–500 word essay$1,200 April
Carson Scholarship FundMust excel academically, demonstrate strong humanitarian qualities, and show above-and-beyond dedication to serving the communities. Must be nominated by school and school must request application. Must be 18 years of age.650–750 word essayGPA 3.75$1,000January
Catching the DreamApplicants must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian and enrolled member of a u.S. tribe. Students must be seeking a BA or higher.Native Americanvaries
Central Intelligence Agency CIA ScholarshipAvailability to work at least two 90-day summer tours prior to graduation and willingness to work at CIA full time after graduationGPA 3.0yes
Charish Scholarship ProgramStudents must be planning on enrolling at a accredited 2 year, 4 year, or vocational technical college in the US.Graduating Senior500 word essayGPA 2.0$2,500 December and June
Chief ManuelitoAvailable to high-achieving Navajo graduates. Must complete a Navajo Language and government course prior to graduate date. NavajoGraduating SeniorGPA 3.0; ACT 21$7,000 June/November
Christensen & Humas General ScholarshipMust be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to a US university or college. Must be successfully pursuing your education, despite the struggles caused by an accident and injury.GPA 3.51,000July
Church's Community Scholars ProgramStudents are selected based on academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and appraisal by teacher, coach, employer, or other adult.NM ResidentGraduating SeniorGPA 2.7$1,000February
CNM Dual Credit Student AmbassadorMust have completed or will complete Making Money Work: FIN 1010 and have at least one more semester in high school.$300 November
Coco-Cola Scholars ProgramAwarded based on achievement, capacity to lead and serve, and commitment to making a significant impact on schools and communities.US Citizen or Eligible NoncitizenGraduating Senior$20,000October
Colleges That Change LivesPlan to attend one of the "Colleges that Change Lives"-member colleges and universities, which are small, residential, liberal arts colleges.$1,000–$4,000March
Communication Contest for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Optimist Club of AlbuquerqueSpeak or sign a 4–5 minute presentation on a pre-assigned topic. US ResidentSpeech$2,500 September
Compete with Class Sportsmanship ScholarshipsMust participate in athletics and demonstrate true sportsmanship based on respect, integrity, and responsibility. Graduating SeniorOne-page personal statement$1,500 January
Continental society Daughters of Indian WarsMust be enrolled tribal member. Be accepted or attending a univeristy. Native AmericanGPA 3.0 $2,500 Plan to work in a tribe or nation in the field of education or social service.June
Coolidge ScholarshipDemonstrate academic excellence, interest in public policy and appreciation for Coolidge Values, as well as humility and service.US Citizen or Legal Permanent ResidentJuniorA 600-word essay and an 800-word essayFull-ride scholarshipJanuary
Credit Union Association of New MexicoMust attend an accredited New Mexico college or university, including any two-year or four-year vocational institution.NM ResidentGraduating SeniorGPA 2.8YesFebruary
Dan and Lucille Wood / Gray Gladiator Athletic Scholarship PageMust have actively participated in one or more of the NMAA-sanctioned sports during their sophomore and junior years, and at least two sports their senior year. Graduating SeniorGPA 3.5; ACT 25 or SAT 1750$1,000January
Daniels FundEmbody the principles and values of Bill Daniels: strength of character, leadership potential, commitment to serve the community, academic performance or promise, and a well-rounded personality.NM Resident; US Citizen or Permanent Legal ResidentGraduating SeniorACT 17 or SAT Math 470 & Reading 450YesFull-ride scholarshipNovember
David R. Woodling Memorial ScholarshipMust pursue a certificate or degree in metals technology. May attend full-time or part-time.NM ResidentGraduating SeniorPersonal statementGPA 2.5 or GED$4,600Metals Technology with a concentration in Machine-tool Technology and WeldingJune
DECA Student Scholarship: Marriott InternationalMust be current DECA member with hospitality experience or interest.$2,000HospitalityJanuary
DECA Student Scholarship: NAPA Auto PartsMust be current DECA member. May either be a NAPA associate or have an interest in a career in the automotive industry.$1,000AutomotiveJanuary
DECA Student Scholarship: National Technical Honor SocietyMust be current DECA member and a member of NTHS.$1,000January
DECA Student Scholarship: Otis SpunkmeyerMust be current DECA member working in their school stores and sell Otis Spunkmeyer products.$1,000January
DECA Student Scholarship: PublixMust be current DECA member an an associate of Publix.$1,000January
Diane Gillen Future Educator Scholarship AwardThe scholarship will be given to a student who has the intent to move on to an education beyond high school with a focus on a career in education.GPA 3.0considered but not a requirement$500 EducationMarch
Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award SweepstakesRegister to enter the sweepstakes. Must attend one of the nearly 2,500 participating colleges to be eligible. Bonus entries available by telling a friend, sharing on Twitter and/or Facebook, or taking a survey.US ResidentGraduating Senior$10,000 Quarterly: January, March, June, September
Dr. Pepper Tuition GiveawayMust be between 18–24. Describe how you would change the world in a brief statement, and create a video introducing yourself, discussing your academic/professional goals, and describing the impact of possibly winning this tuition.US Resident500-character personal statement$2,500–$100,000October
Easton/NFAA ScholarshipMust be a member of NFAA or NAA/USA archery. Must compete in archery during the academic year.GPA 2.0$100–$20,000December
El Dabe Law ScholarshipMust be enrolled in accredited university in the United States500 word essay why higher educationo is important. GPA 3.0$1,500 June
El Richards/Francis Walsh Spirit ScholarshipMust have actively participated in a cheer or dance program at an NMAA-member school for at least 3 years in grades 8–12. Graduating SeniorOne-page personal statementGPA 3.0$1,000January
Elks Most Valuable Student ContestDemonstrate leadership, academic achivement, community involvement, and financial need.US CitizenSenior$1,000–$50,000November
Ernest Everett Just Scholarship, Omega PsiPhil Fraternity, Inc.Describe the value of a college degree and your goals.Graduating Senior700-word or less essayGPA 2.5$1,000 May
EsportsAPS students who wish to participate in the upcoming esports session.APS studentnone$120 esportsNovember
Essay Content from Association for Women in Mathematics Interview a woman currently working in a mathematical career and write an essay based on interview. Male and females may apply. 500–1000 word essayJanuary
Essay Contest, Optimist Club of AlbuquerqueExpress your opinions about the world that you live in based on personal experience, experience of your country, or a historical perspective. US Resident700–800 word essay$2,500 September
Extraordinary Participation Scholarship Must have participated in at least one of the NMAA-sanctioned sports and at least one of the NMAA-sanctioned activities. Graduating SeniorOne-page personal statementGPA 3.5; ACT 25 or SAT 1750$2,500 January
Extreme Terrain's Student Scholarship ProgramElligible for under graduate and high school student who ae pursuing a Biology or related degree in Environmental Studies. 700-1500 word essay$2,500
Environmental Studies, Ecology, Land Use, Earth & Atmosphere Sciences, Sustainable Land Management, Environmental Biology, Sustainable Agriculture Systems
ExxonMobil/LNESC ScholarshipDemonstrate outstanding academic achievement. Must be accepted into a full-time engineering program.Hispanic; US CitizenGraduating SeniorGPA 3.5; ACT 29 or SAT 1350$2,000–$20,000EngineeringJune
FindKEEP.LoveDrawing. Fill out a form and be entered. Open to high school students and college studentsseniors and college studentsnonenonenone$1,500
Fisher & TalwarMust explain your inspiration for pursuing an education.US Citizen500-word essayGPA 3.0 $1,000 November
Gates ScholarshipDemonstrate academic achievement and leadership through community service or other extracurricular activities.Native American, Hispanic American, African AmericanSeniorOne-page essayGPA 3.3YesFull-ride scholarshipJanuary
GE-Reagan Foudation Scholarship ProgramDemonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, the workplace, and within the community. US CitizenSeniorGPA 3.0Yes$10,000 January
Gen and Kelly Tanable ScholarshipMerit-based scholarship to help students fulfill their dream of a higher education. Must plan on attending college in next 12 months.US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident250-word personal statement$1,000 December
Heisman High School ScholarshipOutstanding male and female scholar-athletes who understand that the most important victories happen not only on the field, but also in their schools and communities.High School seniors in the US. Participated in at least one of the 48 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee. Be a leader in the community.SeniorGPA 3.0October
HENAAC Scholars ProgramPursue a STEM (Science, Technology, Enginering & Math) degree and profession. Demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership, and campus/community activities. Must be of Hispanic origin and/or demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community.HispanicGPA 3.0$500–$10,000STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)February
Hexter & Baines Annual Scholarship AwardDescribe your goals and plan to achieve your goals, and explain your need for financial assistance.Junior or Senior500–1,000 word essayYes$1,250 December
Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards for Educational GrantsMust be enrolled in high school, must enroll at an accredited higher education. Hispanic, US CitizenGraduating SeniorGPA 3.0October
Hispanic Scholarship FundMust complete the FAFSA. All majors accepted. Preference given to STEM (Science, Technology, Enginering & Math) majors. Available on a competitive basis and awarded by merit and relative need.Hispanic; US Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA, or Eligible NoncitizenSeniorGPA 3.0$500-$5,000April
HonorsGradUDesign and work on a community improvement project. Use the HonorsGradU Strategy Plan checklist as a guide. May work with an existing community organization and/or with a group of up to 3 students.Graduating Senior$10,000 March
Humanist Society of New Mexico Scholarship Writing ContestDiscuss humanist values in an essay. Must attend CNM.Any ABQ High SchoolGraduating Senior600–800 word esayGPA 3.0 preferredYesTuitionApril
Imagine America FoundationMust volunteer during senior year. Attend a career college, technical college, or trade school.GPA 2.5Yes$1,000 December
Incoming Freshman Scholarship from American Hotel & Lodging Educational FoundationPlan to pursue a hospitality management major in the fall semester.US CitizenGraduating SeniorGPA 2.0$2,000–$4,000Hospitality ManagementFebruary
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center's Bob Chavez Scholarship for the ArtsMust be member of affiliated with federaly recognized Pueblo. Must plan to attend two or four year college and major or minor in visual arts.Native American500-700 word essayGPA 2.0$2,500-$5,000Visual ArtsApril
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship ProgramDemonstrate exceptional academic ability and achievement, persistance, leadership, and service to others.GPA 3.5; ACT 26 or SAT 1200Yes$40,000November
Jackie Robinson FoundationShow leadership potential and demonstrate a dedication to community service.US CitizenGraduating SeniorFour 2,500-character essaysACT 21 or SAT 1000Yes$30,000January
James Ledwith Memorial ScholarshipPursue a life dream, like a professional or educational goal, in spite of facing extraordinary life challenges. Demonstrate hope, faith, courage, thoughtfulness, service to others, and ability to succeed.Any High School in ABQ Metro AreaPersonal essay$1,000March
Janet Montoya Schoeppner ScholarshipPursue education major at a college in New Mexico. Preference given to students seeking bilingual endorsement.Senior1,000–2,000 word essayGPA 3.0$500EducationApril
Jiffy Lube Teen Driver ScholarshipDescribe your inner drive and personal ambition and where you see yourself in the future.500-word essay$1,500–$5,000March
John F Kennedy Presidential ScholarshipDescribe an act of political courage by a US-elected official who served during or after 1917. 700–1,000 word essay$100–$10,000January
Kirtland Federal Credit Union Club F.I.T. ScholarshipMust be a member or a child/grandchild of a member in good standing with Kirtland Federal Credit Union.500–700 word essay$1,000–$2,000May
Kirtland Spouses Club Scholarshipoffer merit-based scholarships to military spouses, military dependent graduating high school seniors, and military dependent college students.Any high schoolmerit-based scholarships to military spouses, military dependent
graduating high school seniors, and military dependent college students.
Graduating seniorEssayvariesMarch
Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque Scholarship ProgramDemonstrate strong community service experience and academic achievement. Preference given to students attending college in New Mexico.Any High School in ABQ Metro AreaGraduating SeniorPersonal essayGPA 3.0; ACT 23Yes$1,000Early Childhood Development and/or Education preferred but not requiredMarch
LA TutorsMust be currently enrolled in high school or college.US Citizen or permanent resident. Complete application, essay, and provide supporting documentation.GPA 3.0 $500 Submit by 20th of each month.
Leadership Scholarship, Omega PsiPhil Fraternity, Inc.Demonstrate leadership in the form of activities and documentation of any formal recommendation.Graduating Senior500-word or less essayGPA 2.5$750 May
Levine ScholarshipDemonstrate a commitment to community service. Hold an academic record reflecting a sustained passion for knowledge. Possess capacity for ethical leaderhip, elevating students to a higher standard. Show evidence of experience, motivation, and commitment towards the ideals of the Levine Scholars Program. Must attend UNC Charlotte.US Citizen or Permanent Legal ResidentGraduating SeniorEssay$155,000October
LULAC National Scholarship Award: General AwardDemonstrate academic excellence, motivation, sincerity, and community involvement. Senior$250–$1,000March