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1119 Mesa Vista Hall
MSC06 3800
1-University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Phone: (505) 277-6343
Fax: (505) 277-0033

Private Scholarships

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

Last Update: May 28, 2019 7:54 AM

Opportunities with May 2019 Deadlines

May 1, 2019 - Continental Divide Electric Education Foundation - HS/UG

Since 1989, the Education Foundation has awarded numerous scholarships to traditional and non-traditional college students to attend school in New Mexico. Grants of up to $4,000 are annually awarded. Along with the application, applicants must attach a copy of their transcript and three letters of recommendation from the high school or college they attended. The Education Foundation’s Scholarship Committee chooses scholarship recipients, based on academic accomplishments, recipient’s character and this application’s essay. Applicants must be active members of the co-op or immediate family of co-op members. Click to apply.

May 1, 2019 - REDW Scholarship - UG/GR

The REDW Scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate student who are enrolled members of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group or a state-recognized tribe in the U.S. OR provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a state or federally recognized tribe in Arizona or New Mexico. REDW encourages Native Americans to pursue a career in accounting and finance, increase the pool of top talent from which to recruit for the Firm’s Nation Tribal Services team and identify Native American students interested in participating in the Firm’s Internship Program. Click to apply.

May 1, 2019 - Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship - UG/GR

This scholarship is funded by Wells Fargo and administered by American Indian Graduate Center. To be considered for the Wells Fargo scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be pursuing a career and degree in fields relating to banking, resort management, gaming operations, management and administration, including accounting, finance, information technology and human resources;
  • Must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group OR provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a federally recognized tribe.
  • Be a college junior or senior at a U.S. accredited college or university as full time and degree seeking student maintaining an average GPA of a 3.00 on a 4.00 scale at the time of application;
  • Demonstrate financial need through submission of the AIGC Financial Need Form (FNF).

. Click to apply.

May 1, 2019 - Well Fargo Scholarship for Undergraduates - UG

The Wells Fargo Scholarships for Undergraduate American Indian and Alaska Native Students will fund full-time and degree-seeking college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors who hold a current GPA of 2.7 or higher with up to $5,000 for one year of study in any chosen major at any accredited institution in the United States. Must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group or a state recognized tribe in the U.S. OR provide documentation of ancestry to possession of one-fourth degree Indian blood of a state or federally recognized tribe. Click to apply.

May 1, 2019 - Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program - UG/GR

In memory of Jane Wilson Hooper and Col. Philip L. Hooper

The Wilson-Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program provides scholarships to students pursuing veterinary medicine and veterinary technician degrees. If you love animals and possess the desire to pursue a degree at an accredited college or university, you may be qualified for funding from the Wilson-Hooper Vet Med Assistance Program.

Click to apply.

May 1, 2019 - - UG

Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in the US; Enrolled at the undergraduate level or final year in high school; Must be 16 years of age or older; Applicant must have 3.0 GPA or higher; Applicant must complete application; Applicant must submit essay; Topic provided on website. Click to apply.

May 5, 2019 - Cobell Scholarship - SUMMER - UG/GR

The Cobell Scholarship is a non-renewable competitive scholarship that provides one-year of scholarship support to enrolled members of US Federally-recognized tribes with strong academic records who can demonstrate financial need while pursuing Vocational Certification, Associates, Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees. Applicants will write a short essay each year.

Funding consideration will be given to any fully qualified student whose online application is complete and required documents are submitted by the stated deadlines.

The Cobell Scholarship may provide funds for Summer to:

  • Individuals that received Cobell Scholarship funds for the regular Academic Year and are attending full-time summer courses.
  • Individuals attending summer school, full-time, because they are unable to attend the regular academic year.
  • Individuals enrolled in cohort-type programs that require full-time summer enrollment
  • Individuals requiring summer enrollment to complete a program, full-time (or part-time if graduating at the end of the summer term)
  • Individuals engaged in an internship for credit to complete a program

Click to apply.

May 10, 2019 - New Mexico Gas Native American Scholarship - UG/GR

The New Mexico Gas Company, Inc. (NMGC) Native American Scholarship Program (NASP) provides financial assistance that will support post-secondary education among Native American students. NMGC’s scholarship opportunities are afforded to Native American students residing in New Mexico who have demonstrated a desire to engage in their future through continuing education. Click to apply.

May 15 2019 - Mometrix College Scholarship - HS/UG

Anyone who will be a full-time student (enrolled in at least 12 credit hours) at a college or university in the United States between the dates of August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020 is encouraged to apply. This usually includes everyone from current high-school seniors to college juniors. Click to apply.

May 17, 2019 - Bright Futures Scholarship for Early Childhood Teachers - UG/GR

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited degree program, have a minmum of 9 months working with this age group, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, specific credit requirements for degree program (see website for more information), two recommendations, personal essay, can be used for US colleges and universities, and please see scholarship website for additional requirements. Click to apply.

May 20, 2019 - SRP Navajo Generating Station Navajo Scholarship - UG- JUNIORS

SRP is pleased to offer scholarship assistance to qualified Navajo college students. The following are details about the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) Navajo Scholarship.


  • Applicants must be enrolled members of the Navajo Nation who are full-time students at an accredited college or university.
  • Recipients must be juniors in college during the time the scholarship is used and must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Priority will be given to the STEM and business majors.

Click to apply.

May 24, 2019 - Cafe Bustelo El Cafe Futuro Scholaship - HS/UG

Full time undergraduate or graduate student. Must be attending a four-year HACUmember institution within the US or Puerto Rico. Open to all majors. Must be of Latino descent. 8000 word essay topic found on website. Click to apply.

May 31, 2019 - Accenture American Indian Scholarship Fund - First-year - Graduating HS Seniors

The Accenture American Indian Scholarship Fund was established to build personal and lasting relationships with students who will become the future leaders in the American Indian communities and possibly with Accenture. At that time, the scholarship sought the very brightest American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students; however, recently, Accenture is limiting the funds to the very brightest American Indian and Alaska Native incoming freshman and undergraduate students. The Accenture scholarship program is sponsored and funded by Accenture and administered by the American Indian Graduate Center. Click to apply.

May 31, 2019 - American Indian College Fund Full Circle- UG/GR

The American Indian College Fund was established in 1989 to provide scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native students attending tribal colleges, and to fund and create awareness about the community-based accredited tribal colleges and universities that offer students access to knowledge and skills alongside Native culture, language, and values. Click to apply.

May 31, 2018 - Second ThePensters Essay Competition - HS/UG/GR

To encourage great student writers, The Pensters have established a writing contest of which the winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship award. Click to apply.