College Scholarships

College Scholarship Information & Links

Below are links to organizations providing scholarships and resources for College Bound Students.

Application for Student Finacial Aid (FAFSA)  Your first step in applying for financial aid is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Making Sense of College Grants, Loans, and Scholarships To learn more about College Grants, Loans, and Scholarships, please visit the website at

Guide to Financial Aid Our goal is to help reduce student loan debt by giving students the financial knowledge they need.

Nursing Grant and Scholarship Programs
To learn more about Nursing Grants and Scholarships available, please visit the website at

LPNBSN Nursing Scholarships The LPNBSN Education Scholarship is an annual scholarship offered every year for those students interested in a nursing career. Click here for more information.

Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students Select this link for information on financial aid for college. Click here for more information.

Best Medical Assistant Programs Scholarships Best Medical Assistant Scholarship program will award $500 to a student who values saving money and gaining an education. You will need to complete an application, and submit an essay (400+ words) on why you want to pursue a career in medical assisting. Applicant must be at least 18 years old and currently attending a college or university, or will be attending in the fall of 2015. Applicant must have a min. of 3.0 GPA based on the previous school year’s academic performance. Entry deadline is January 1st 2015. For more information on Medical Assistant Scholarships, please visit the website at

UNM Scholarships For more information, please visit the UNM website at

Dual Credit Presidental Scholarship CNM now has a Dual Credit Presidential Scholarship available for students who have completed at least 6 credits through the Dual Credit Program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Priority will be given to students who are interested in completing a business –related degree at CNM. As these students also meet Lottery and Bridge Scholarship eligibility, money from the scholarship will offset other academic costs, including textbook fees, funding for a laptop and remaining funds will be placed on the students CNM account.The deadline for submission of the required application, FASFA and Degree Plan is June 1st.To learn more about the Dual Presidental Scholarship program, please visit the CNM website at

New Mexico Lottery Scholarships Since 1996, more than 68,000 students from across the state have attended New Mexico public colleges, universities and technical colleges with the help of Legislative Lottery Scholarships. Part of every dollar spent on Lottery tickets benefits New Mexico's future. It opens the door to new generations of New Mexicans to obtain a college education which otherwise might not have been possible. That helps make New Mexico a better place to live. To learn more about the program, please visit the NM Lottery website at

Hispanic Scholarship Fund The HSF Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage. To learn more about the programs, please visit the HSF website at

GoodCall scholarship engine, which is quickly becoming a favorite among students and financial aid counselors across the country. For more information, visit this website:

MANA de Albuquerque ScholarshipmMANA de Albuquerque, a local Latina organization, is offering Hispanic, women who are residents of Bernalillo or Sandoval county,the opportunity to apply for college scholarships. To learn more about the programs, please visit the MANA de Albuquerque website at

New Mexico Association of School Business Officials Scholarship Information
NMASBO awards six to ten $1,500 scholarships (a minimum of one from each region) to deserving New Mexico seniors across the state every year. To learn more about the program, please visit the Foundation’s website at

BURGER KING® Scholars Program BURGER KING® Scholars awards are $1,000 each and may be used for educational expenses, such as tuition fees and books, during the first year of college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. For students to qualify, they must be a high school senior and a resident of the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. To learn more about the program, please visit the Foundation’s website at Community Foundation Student Aid Opportunities and Scholarships.

Albuquerque Community Foundation Student Aid Opportunities and Scholarships  The Albuquerque Community Foundation has 18 separate scholarship and student aid programs to help New Mexico students attain their educational goals. For more information, please click here.

Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Scholarships Welcome to the Scholarship Program! We are proud to offer scholarships to local high school seniors and non-traditional students as we strive to support the next generation of business leaders. Our more than a chamber model has enabled us to branch out in unique directions, and we feel that offering scholarships to deserving students is a critical way to develop the next generation of AHCC members into true leaders.Click here for Scholarship Applications.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Council Scholarship To commemorate the enduring and powerful messages of love, hope and unity that characterized the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Council annually hosts a celebration that honors the diversity of New Mexico Click here for more information.

6 Things Undocumented Students Need to Know About College
If you’re a high school student who’s undocumented — that is, you were born outside the United States and you’re not a U.S. citizen or legal resident — you probably have a lot of questions about going to college. Here are some important facts. Click here for more information.