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Scholarships

Osher Reentry Scholarships

($1,250); 20 Awarded each academic year to students who:

  • have experienced a cumulative gap in their education of five or more years;
  • are at the undergraduate level and pursuing their first baccalaureate degree;
  • anticipate workforce participation for a significant period of time subsequent to graduation and ideally be aged 25-50 years;
  • demonstrate financial need;
  • show academic promise and a commitment to obtaining their degree.

This grant in not intended for graduate students or students seeking an additional degree. It is not intended for students who are exclusively enrolled in online courses or for international students who are visiting the United States with the intention of returning to their countries of origin after graduation

Contact: Andrew Gonzalez, M.A. andrewg@unm.edu 277-5321

Ameri-Corps ($2,700); 950 community service hours

Students interested in becoming strong community leaders as mentors; community-driven programming; cutting-edge projects that experiment with democracy; team-work at sites; assets based approach; place- based learning; community as text; and experience deconstructing practice through an anti-racist/anti-bias lens are encourage to serve as Ameri-Corps members.

Experiences for the Corps members are within six distinct focus areas. The common threads that bind these include: strong community leaders as mentors; community-driven programming; cutting-edge projects that experiment with democracy; team-work at sites; assets based approach; place- based learning; community as text; and experience deconstructing practice through an anti-racist/anti-bias lens.

Contact: Kiran Katira, Ph.D. kiru2u@yahoo.com 277-5158

Daniel's Opportunity Scholarship ($500-$1,500); 24 Awarded Annually

2-year commitment ensure college access and success to several deserving and non-traditional student populations not targeted by the fund's flagship program those pursuing education later in life, GED recipients, transfer students and those from foster care.

Contact: Andrew Gonzalez, M.A. andrewg@unm.edu 277-5321

New Mexico Leadership Institute 4-year commitment

This is a scholarship for students who successfully complete New Mexico Leadership summer academy I, II, and the senior challenge year.

Contact: Michael Hoodless at: michaelhoodless@unm.edu 277-5321

ROTC Scholarships are available for students enrolled in Air Force, Army, or Navy ROTC programs.

Contact: Brian Vineyard at: vineyard@unm.edu 277-1842

Mezquite /IME ($2,000); 104 Awarded Annually

Contact: Andrew Gonzalez at: andrewg@unm.edu 277-5321