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1-University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
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Private Scholarships

UG - Undergraduate Student (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior)
GR - Graduate Student (Master's or Professional Degree)
HS - Graduating High School

Last Update: November 9, 2017 11:29 AM


Opportunities with March 2017 Deadlines

March 1, 2017 - Apartment List Scholarship - HS/UG/GR

Applicant must complete online application, which includes a personal statement. Click to apply.

March 1, 2017 - Australian Essay Writing Contest - UG

Applicant must submit a 600-800 word essay on one of the topics provided on the website. 'Like' EssayRoo's Facebook Page and follow them on Twitter. Share or retweet one their posts; screenshot the share/repost; & submit with your essay to email provided on website. Click to apply.

March 1, 2017 - Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships - HS

Applicants must complete online application, be a high-school senior of African descent (African American, African, or Ethiopian), demonstrate passion for technology and leadership at school or in a community, have a GPA of 3.3 or higher, require financial assistance, (2) letters of recommendation, resume, picture of yourself, transcript, and (2) essays. Click to apply.

March 1, 2017 - CAS Trust Scholarship Program - UG

Applicant must complete online application, be a member of Student Central, have sat for at least one actuarial exam, (2) letters of recommendations, and official transcript. Click to apply.

March 1, 2017 - Directing Change - HS/UG/GR

Create a short film on the topics of Suicide Prevention, Mental Health Matters, or Through the Lens of Culture. Students can register to enter either as a high school student associated with a high school or as an youth/youth adult (ages 14-25) associated with a college, university, club, or community organization. Click to apply.

March 1, 2017 - *Future of Water $1000 Scholarship for 2017-2018 - UG/GR

U.S. Citizen or legal U.S. resident (international transfer students are eligible if enrolling in a U.S. institution); Currently enrolled full-time in a degree program (proof of enrollment will be required before award is distributed) at an accredited college in the U.S. (or will be enrollee by the time the scholarship is awarded); Complete application; Submit 700-1,500 word essay on topic provided on website. Click to apply.

March 1, 2017 - Project Yellow Light - HS/UG

Design and create a video, billboard, or radio segment to inform young drivers about the distractions and safe driving tips. Click to apply.

March 1, 2017 - The Ben Carlson Scholarship - HS/UG

Applicant must complete online application, high school students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, undergraduates must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be present or past participation in a junior lifeguard program or past employment as an ocean lifeguard will be given preference, and other requirements as well. Click to apply.

March 1, 2017 - *Tzu Chi USA Scholars - HS/UG

Applicant must demonstrate financial need, graduating senior, completed a 3.0 GPA, enroll full-time in 2017-2018. If continuing undergraduates must be a former Tzu Chi Scholarship recipient. Click to apply.

March 2, 2017 - The Generation Google Scholarship - HS/UG

Applicants must complete online application, be part of an underrepresented group in computer science, be available to attend Google's Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI), exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for computer science and technology, and have strong record of academic achievement. Click to apply.

March 3, 2017 - AACC Graduate Fellowship Program - GR

Applicant must complete online application, be an active AACCI Student Member, enrolled graduate student pursuing a MS or Ph.D. degree, conducting investigations on specified topics, and previous recipients are not eligible for any award. Click to apply.

March 3, 2017 - AACC Undergraduate Scholarship Program - UG

Applicant must complete online application, be an active AACCI Student Member, GPA grater than 3.0, be from an institution that is conducting fundamental investigations for advancement of grain-based food science and technology, and previous receipt or non-receipt is not eligible for the award. Click to apply.

March 3, 2017 - 26th Annual Kaplun Essay Contest - HS

Applicants must submit a personal statement in Level 1 or 2, contact information. Click to apply.

March 6, 2017 - Hood Milk Sportsmanship Scholarship - HS

Applicants must be from a New England state (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont), high school senior who participated in variety sports, performed community service, and earned a 3.0 GPA. Click to apply.

March 8, 2017 - Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship - HS/UG/GR

Applicant must diagnosed with ADHD, enrolled in a 2 or 4 year undergraduate or graduate program, proof of age, and licensed healthcare professional confirm diagnosis. Click to apply.

March 10, 2017 - Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship - HS

Applicants must complete online application, "what drives you" essay in 500 words, and 16-18 years old. Click to apply.

March 15, 2017 - AEMA Award - HS

Applicants must complete online application; which includes: essay questions, sponsorship, AESC membership information. Also applicants must have a parent or guardian with current membership in a good standing of the Army Engineer Spouse' Club and a sponsor who's an US Army Engineer (see website for complete list). Click to apply.

March 15, 2017 - *AISES Exxonmobil Geosciences (Field Work) Scholarship Program - UG/GR

Applicant must complete online application, which includes: a resume, photo, letter of recommendation, and 3 essays. Applicants must also have an AISES membership, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and provide tribal enrollment verification. Click to apply.

March 15, 2017 - Catching the Dream Scholarship (summer) - UG/GR

Applicants must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, full time student, apply for 10 other sources of funding, and write a personal statement. Click to apply.

March 15, 2017 - Eastman Chemical Company Scholarship - HS

Applicant must complete online application, which includes: Official Transcripts, Tribal Enrollment Verification, Resume, Photo, Letters of Recommendation, and 3 Essays. Applicants must also have an AISES membership, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and provide tribal enrollment verification. Click to apply.

March 15, 2017 - Microsoft disAbility Scholarship - HS

Applicants must complete online application, be enrolled full time, leadership in community. In addition, you have to submit a resume, picture of yourself, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation, and 3 essays. Click to apply.

March 15, 2017 - Northrop Grumman Scholarship- HS/UG

Applicant must complete online application, which includes: Official Transcripts, Tribal Enrollment Verification, Resume, Photo, Letters of Recommendation, and 3 Essays. Applicants must also be attending a specified list of schools, have an AISES membership, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and provide tribal enrollment verification. Click to apply.

March 15, 2017 - Udall Undergraduate Scholarship - UG/GR/LAW

Udall Scholarship provides access to the Udall Alumni Network: an association of environmental and tribal leaders and public servants sharing innovative ideas, professional advice, and job and internship opportunities. 11 question app; 800 word essay (refer to link); transcripts; 3 letters of recommendation; UNM Faculty Rep: Dr. Kate Krause nisf@unm.edu. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nichol Scholarship Program - HS

Applicant must be a Albuquerque High School graduate, GPA 3.6, demonstrate financial need, pursue a degree in a STEM field, Personal Statement, Reference from an AHS math/science teacher, two references. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - Bryan Cline Memorial Soccer Albuquerque Scholarship Program - HS

Applicant must be Eldorado High School (EHS), Varsity Soccer Player, Full Time, Name of Varsity of soccer team coach, A Reference from an educator and soccer coach. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - Charlie and Kathy Barnhart & Ken Haynes, Jr. Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship Fund - HS

Applicant must live in a manufactured mobile/manufactured home, GPA 3.0, Essay, Statement of Financial need, Proof of Residency in a manufactured home, Letter of Reference. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - James Ledwith Memorial Scholarship - HS

Applicant must demonstrate that he/she is capable of succeeding in that educational pursuit and that this scholarship will help them in this endeavor, Letter of Reference from an educator and community sponsor, Personal Essay. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - Joseph James Morelli Scholarship - HS/UG

Applicants must complete online application, have a documented learning disability (i.e. dyslexia), (1) letter or recommendation, and most recent transcript. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017- Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque Scholarship Program - HS

GPA 3.0, ACT 23, Personal Essay, (2) References from an educator and community member. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - NIADA/Manheim Regional Scholarship - HS

Applicants must reside in one of the 4 regions indicated, provide a transcript, demonstrated work ethic in SAT or ACT scores. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - Notah Begay III Scholarship Program - HS

Applicant must be a Native American scholar-athlete, GPA 3.0, attend 4 year institution, Personal Statement, copy of FASFA, Proof Tribal Enrollment (CIB), Reference from both educator and an athletic coach. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - Robby Baker Memorial Scholarship - HS

Applicant must have been a La Cueva High School who graduated from language learning, reading disability, or learning barrier or life challenge. Additional applicants must provide a Personal Essay, GPA 2.0, Up to two references from teachers and/or counselors. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - Spirit of Anne Frank Scholarship - HS

Applicants must be attending a four-year college, submit a 1000 word essay, two letters of recommendation, complete online application. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - Women in Rhetoric and Logic Scholarship - HS

Applicant must be female from Albuquerque Academy, Preference will be given to applicants from high school debate or society, High School Transcript, Resume, Personal Essay. Click to apply.

March 17, 2017 - Woodcock Family Education Scholarship Program - HS

Applicants must be a full time student, GPA of 3.8 or higher, ACT of 30, Personal Statement, Reference from a math or science teacher, Reference from other teachers, internship or work programs, or community services. Click to apply.

March 19, 2017 - America's 911 Foundation Scholarship - UG

Applicants must complete online application, have a parent who is an Active Duty First Responder, either paid or volunteer, list of parent's name, department, job title, (2) letters of reference, and an essay (250-500 words). Click to apply.

March 20, 2017 - Civilian Marksmanship Program Scholarship - HS

Applicant must complete online application, demonstrate rifle or pistol marksmanship competition experience, be US Citizen, good moral character, and graduating high school senior. Click to apply.

March 20, 2017 - 2017 ESA Youth Scholarship Program Applicant Association - HS

Applicant must be between the ages of 15-27, meet certain qualifications of parent(s) or guardian(s) (SEE APPLICATION), Essay, Transcripts, Proof Acceptance, ACT/SAT scores, resume, verified community service, and letter of acceptance. Click to apply.

March 28, 2017 - Indian Health Services Scholarship - UG/GR

Letter of Acceptance/Application, Documentation of American Indian or Alaska Native Village Membership, Official Transcripts, Curriculum for Major. Click to apply.

March 30, 2017 - Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship - HS/UG

Applicant must be between the ages of 16-25, submit essay questions, at least one full year of post secondary studies left, a GPA of 2.5 or greater, and be a citizen of the US or Canada. Click to apply.

March 31, 2017 - AGreatCoffee Digital Marketing Scholarship - UG

Applicant must be in good academic standing at a four-year public or private university or college; Applicant must submit an essay; Topic provided on website. Click to apply.

March 31, 2017 - *Cobell Scholarship - HS/UG/GR

Both Merit-based and Need-based, the competitive Cobell Scholarship is annual, non-renewable, and available to any post-secondary (after high school) student who is; an enrolled member of a US Federally-Recognized Tribe, enrolled in full-time study and is degree-seeking. Applicants must plan to attend or be attending any nationally, regionally and industry accredited non-profit, public and private, institution. Click to apply.

March 31, 2017 - Davis-Putter Scholarship - UG

Applicant must complete online application, personal statement, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts, and Student Aid Report (SAR) or FASFA worksheet. Click to apply.

March 31, 2017 - Internet Marketing Scholarship - HS/UG/Post-Grad

Applicant must be a student currently enrolled in college, university or high school; Applicant must be able to provide proof of enrollment; Applicant must submit a 500-1000 word essay; Topic provided on website. Click to apply.

March 31, 2017 - Kidguard for Education Essay Scholarship - HS

Applicants must complete online application, provide a Dropbox Link to essay, Verification of full-time enrollment, KidGuard for Education Essay, and contact information. Click to apply.

March 31, 2017 - *Louie Family Foundation Scholarship - HS/UG

Applicant must be a freshman or enrolling in an accredited university during the 2017-2018 academic year, GPA of 3.5 on 4.0, SAT of 1200 of 1600 or 1800 of 2400, ACT of 25, two letters of reference, personal statements, and submit to interviews on phone/Skype. Click to apply.

March 31, 2017 - Montem Health and Wellness Scholarship - HS/UG

Scholarship is open to students who are currently enrolled in high school, college, university or trades school; Applicant must have a passion for a healthy lifestyle; Applicant must submit a 500-1000 word essay; Topic provided on website. Click to apply.

March 31, 2017 - National Federation of the Blind Scholarship - HS

Applicants must complete online application, must be legally blind (provide Confirmation of Legal Blindness), (1) letter of recommendation, transcripts, (1) Affiliate President's, and other NFB requirements. Click to apply.

March 31, 2017 - Seniors Helping Seniors - HS/UG

Submit 500-1,000 word essay that answers 3 questions provided on website; Applicant must be involved in a community service effort/volunteer opportunity where they work with the elderly or participate in caregiving duties for an elderly relative living into heir home; must be a graduating senior in high school or currently enrolled in an undergraduate program. Click to apply.