UNM Scholarships

Opportunities listed below are 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: December 2, 2022 - Daniels Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

Applicants must be a University of New Mexico - Main Campus student, enrolled full-time for the Fall 2022 semester, attempting to earn their first bachelor's degree, be a resident from our four-state region (Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming) and a non-traditional student such as…


  • Adult learner (beginning higher education at age 22 or older)
  • GED Recipients
  • Returning military personnel
  • Foster Care Youth
  • Individuals pursuing EMT/Paramedic Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education Majors
  • Returning students who had at least a 2-year break in their education
Multipel Awards of $750. Email cep@unm.edu for questions. 
To access the application, CLICK  HERE.
Deadline: December 16, 2022 - Native American Environmental Arts and Humanities Scholarship
The Native American Environmental Arts and Humanities Scholarship is an interdisciplinary award for Native American students across all UNM colleges who are interested in art and ecology, social justice, environmental justice, and/or species conservation. This application is for Spring 2023 awards. This scholarship is made possible by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the UNM Center for Environmental Arts and Humanties. The application is due on Friday, December 16, 2022 before 5pm. Notfications of awards will be sent on February 1, 2023.


  • Native American undergraduate students at UNM (includes all UNM branch campuses)
  • Students who are interested in art, ecology, environmental justice, and/or species conservation issues are encouraged to apply
  • Students across all colleges at UNM are eligible and ecnouraged to apply, while preference will be given to students in the Art & Ecology Program and students interested in Art & Ecology courses
Email ae@unm.edu for questions. 
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.