Private Scholarships

Opportunities with April 2021 Deadlines

UG - Undergraduate Student (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior)

GR - Graduate Student (Masters or Professional Degree)

HS - Graduating High School Students

Note: For more information, follow-up questions, and to check on the status of your application with any of the opportunities listed below, please reach out to the funding organization/company directly.


Enrolled as a matriculated student in a university, college, junior college or technical school. One-Quarter (1/4) enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe. Undergraduate student with no more than 150 semester credits or 210 quarter credits. Full-time or part-time status – excluding non-credit courses (minimum of 6 credits). Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 must be established and maintained after the first term/semester of college. Click to apply.
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.
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.
Providing assistance to New Mexico residents from Quay County to continue their post-secondary education. Applications are considered for graduating high school seniors beginning their college education. Click to apply.
Applicant must complete online application, personal statement, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts, and Student Aid Report (SAR) or FAFSA worksheet. Click to apply.
Applicant must complete scholarship application, maintain a GPA of 3.2 on 4.0 scale, demonstrate financial assistance, citizen of the US or Canada, and Plan a career in the petroleum, energy or allied industry, or research and development of alternative fuels such as coal, electric, solar, wind hydroelectric, nuclear, and ethanol. Click to apply.

Applicant must have completed an online application, pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate degree is a specified field (follow link), at least 18 years of age, legal resident of the 50 US states or District of Columbia, and a minimum of GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Click to apply.

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.
Providing assistance to a graduating senior from Hot Springs High School in Truth or Consequences, NM who will be attending a New Mexico public university/college or community college. Click to apply.
GPA 3.0, ACT 23, Personal Essay, (2) References from an educator and community member. Click to apply.

Applicants must complete online application, a statement of purpose, transcripts, and (3) letters of recommendations. Graduate study must include a description of their thesis or other special lighting project. Click to apply.

Providing assistance for graduating seniors from 24 designated central New Mexico high schools attending a New Mexico four-year college/university. Each designated high school selects one student for a $500 per year award, renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate studies. Click to apply.
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.
Providing scholarships to Moriarty High School graduating Senior students, who plan on attending a two-year and/or four-year college/university or certified trade school. Students must be pursuing his or her first undergraduate, associate or applied skilled trades degree. Awards may be used for academic costs, i.e., tuition, books, student fees, school supplies, and/or on-campus housing. Click to apply.
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.
Provides scholarships to deserving young students who have participated in the Albuquerque Youth Symphony Program and intend to pursue a degree in music during college. One new and/or renewing scholarship, up to $4,000 will be awarded annually. Click to apply.

Applicant must be actively enrolled full time in an accredited college/university; Applicant must submit online application; Applicant must submit a 500-1500 word essay; Topic provided on website. Click to apply.

Applicants must complete online application, which includes: 1 page essay, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and nomination letter from your research faculty mentor or advisor. Click to apply.
Providing assistance to students to secure a college education and create a better way of life, ultimately mentoring other young men and women to succeed. It is important the applicant has a strong background in community service during his or her high school career and reflects that of a "stand-up citizen. Preference will be given to Albuquerque High School students. Click to apply.
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.

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.

Applicant must complete online application, have a student or parent enrolled or have documentation of being a Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian, attending an accredited graduate school, enrolled in 6-18 credits, and GPA between 2.5-3.5. Click to apply.
Applicant must complete application, including: Community Involvement Form, Essay, photo, Transcripts. Applicant also must have a student or parent enrolled or have documentation of being a Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian, GPA between 2.0-3.4, ACT of 14 or higher. Click to apply.
Providing scholarships to students seeking a higher education for the following purposes: Applicant may pursue a master’s, bachelor’s or associate degree in a science and/or human service discipline without consideration of planned career location OR ALTERNATIVELY applicant may pursue a degree or technical or vocational certificate or diploma for use in any planned trade or career in a northwest New Mexico community. Click to apply.
For graduating high school seniors who will attend any out-of-state college or an in-state privdate schoo. Applicant must be a High School Senior, Available Statewide, Must be a Federal Financial Aid Recipient. Click to apply.
The Aimee Melissa Davis Memorial Scholarship was established by family and friends to remember Aimee. Scholarships are given to graduating seniors from a high school within Travis, Williamson or Hays Counties, living with a diagnosis of Type I Diabetes (insulin-dependent) with financial need and academic potential. Click to apply.
Applicant must complete online application, submit a photo and an essay on a selected topic. Click to apply.
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have high academic achievement, extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and the ability to self-manage your diabetes. It would be helpful if you are involved in some kind of diabetes advocacy groups, activities or community organizations. An essay and 2 letters of recommendation are required. One letter should be from your doctor, and the other letter should be from a high school teacher or guidance counselor. Click to apply.
Applicants must complete online application, at least one or more of the applicant's parents or grandparents must be an active Class A, B, C, Equipment Manager, A-Retired, B-Retired or AA member of GCSAA and/or IGCEMA for five or more consecutive years. The competition is open to natural or adoptive offspring of GCSAA members. Children, stepchildren or grandchildren of decreased members are also eligible if the member was active at the time of his or her death. Additional requirements can be found the GCSAA in the website. Click to apply.
Applicant must complete online application, legal resident of the US or hold a valid Visa, complete and submit essay, provide proof of college or university enrollment, and must not be an employee of Shear Comfort Ltd. And associated companies. Click to apply.
This renewable (4 years) scholarship has a team sport requirement. Applicants must meet the initial and renewal requirements for scholarship in subsequent years. To be eligible, you must be a high school senior with Type 1 diabetes, in control of and self-managing your disease, have medical endorsement that you have Type 1 diabetes, and be participating in an organized team sport. Click to apply.
Applicant must complete online application, be a US citizen, have a GPA higher than 3.0, and complete an essay on selected topic. Click to apply.
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.
Applicant must complete online application; which includes: personal statement, (2) letters of recommendation, Federal Student Aid Report (SAR), Resume, recent photograph, official transcript, and a 2 minute visual recording sample. Click to apply.
Undergraduates must maintain a 2.00 GPA and 12 credit hours, Graduates must maintain a 3.00 GPA and 9 credit hours. Required documents: Application, Letter of Interest and College Acceptance, High School or College Transcripts, and Certificate of Indian Blood, Internship Application. Click to apply.
Undergraduates must maintain a 2.00 GPA and 12 credit hours, Graduates must maintain a 3.00 GPA and 9 credit hours. Required documents: Application, Letter of Interest and College Acceptance, High School or College Transcripts, and Certificate of Indian Blood. Click to apply.

Applicant must demonstrate financial need, graduating senior, completed a 3.0 GPA, enroll full-time in 2021-2022. If continuing undergraduates must be a former Tzu Chi Scholarship recipient. Click to apply.

Applicant must be registered at an accredited high school, college or university in the Us; Applicant must currently be going into of in final year of high school or enrolled as an undergarduate student; Applicant must be under the age of 25 as of JUne 30, 2019; Scholarship money must be toward student housing, books, or tuition. Click to apply.

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