UNM Scholarships

Listed below are opportunities available to students attending The University of New Mexico.

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 department/organization directly.

Deadline: May 20, 2022 - UNM School of Engineering Summer Scholarship

Various scholarships are available this summer for SOE undergraduate students registering for 3 or more summer credit hours at UNM’s main campus.

For information about scholarships and other funding sources, please contact Scholarships Program Manager at 505-277-5064 or elsac@unm.edu.

To access the application, CLICK  HERE.

Deadline: June 1, 2022 - UNM School of Engineering Scholarship for Graduates & Undergraduates

Don't miss out on the following internal School of Engineering Scholarship Opportunities for Fall/Spring. Student must be admitted in the UNM School of Engineering (SOE) by the time of application. *Transfer students admitted after the application deadline, must contact the scholarship manager for further information.

For information about scholarships and other funding sources, please contact Scholarships Program Manager at 505-277-5064 or elsac@unm.edu.

To access the application, CLICK  HERE.

DEADLINE ON-GOING - Osher Re-entry Scholarship

The University of New Mexico is proud to partner with the Bernard Osher Foundation to provide the Osher Reentry Scholarship Program for returning adult students. The Osher Scholarships are designed to help undergraduate students who have experienced a five-year cumulative gap in their education. Osher Re-entry Scholarship provides up to 50% of tuition costs for selected participants based on a yearly application process. The Selection Committee will base scholarships on a need for financial assistance, commitment to a bachelor’s degree attainment, and focus on entering the workforce upon degree completion. 

Please contact the College Enrichment Program by phone at (505) 277-5321 with questions or for more information.

To access the application, CLICK  HERE.

DEADLINE ON-GOING - Dr. Kevin & Laurie Goodluck Scholarship

The Center of Native American Health (CNAH) supports the academic, social, and cultural needs of Native American health sciences students at UNM. Students will only be approved for financial assistance once per semester and will not exceed the maximum amount of $800 per academic year. Any student receiving an award is REQUIRED to provide volunteer service to CNAH, e.g., participating in or leading a CNAH event and/or activity.

To be eligible for this award, a student must be:

  • Currently enrolled in a UNM HSC degree program.
  • An enrolled member of a federally-recognized Native American Tribe, Pueblo, or Nation.
  • In good academic standing and enrolled at UNM.
  • Has explored other funding options.

Approved Expenses:

  • HSC Program Admission
  • Completing HSC Degree Program
  • Professional Conferences
  • Cultural Event & Activities
  • Professional Licensure

Questions, call CNAH at 505-272-4100 or email them at hsc-cnah@unm.edu.

To access the application, CLICK  HERE.

DEADLINE ON-GOING - LGBTQ Resource Center PRIDE Scholarship

The UNM LGBTQ Resource Center Pride Scholarship is available to any UNM student who can demonstrate financial need for the current semester. Selected undergraduate or graduate students will be awarded up to $500.


  • One-page personal statement addressing the following:
    • Describe your financial situation that has led to your request for funding from the LGBTQ Resource Center
    • Please explain your commitment to promoting the needs of LGBTQ individuals and how it hsa impacted your academic experience.
  • A current unofficial transcript.
  • Completed application form.

Application Cycle

  1. Scholarships will be accepted during the following months. September, October, November and December for the fall semester. February, March, April, and May for the spring semester. June and July for the summer semester.
  2. Applications will be reviewed on the 1st and 15th of each month.
  3. An interview with a representative of the LGBTQ Resource Center selection committee must be scheduled prior to scholarship review.

Questions, call LGBTQ Resource Center at 505-277-5428 or email at lgbtqrc@unm.edu.

To access the application, CLICK  HERE.