2020 New Mexico Scholarships
New Mexico is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for New Mexico universities is a whopping $4,630.00 and the total cost of attendance is $20,395.00. 49% of student graduates in New Mexico graduate with an average debt load of $21,858.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in New Mexico turn either to scholarships or student loans.
These NM scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in New Mexico, and any New Mexico resident regardless of their interests or background. New Mexico scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of NM students or NM residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!
While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for New Mexico residents.
How much total award money and scholarships are available for NM residents?
There are 170 scholarships totaling $438,692.00 available to New Mexico residents. You can easily browse through all 170 scholarships below.
How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in New Mexico?
Moms in New Mexico are eligible for all the same scholarships as NM residents. Therefore, the 170 scholarships worth $438,692.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.
How many scholarships are available for college students in New Mexico?
170 scholarships worth $438,692.00 are available for college students in NM. In addition, we encourage current college students in New Mexico to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in New Mexico for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in New Mexico:Northern Arizona University
Humboldt State University
Adams State University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Delaware State University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Hawaii Pacific University
Boise State University
Idaho State University
Lewis-Clark State College
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in New Mexico?
170 scholarships totaling $438,692.00 are available for high school seniors in NM. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.
Do I need to be a resident of NM to apply to these scholarships?
Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for New Mexico residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to NM students and residents, as well as others across the country.
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$10,000 Be Bold Scholarship
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$1,000 Easy Money Scholarship
We love this scholarship because the name doesn't lie - it's easy money. Many scholarship applications make you jump through hoops and require tons of essays and questionnaires. This scholarship application could not be more simple and straightforward.
Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship
Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.Learn More
Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents
Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.Learn More
New Mexico Scholars Scholarship
Applicant must be a New Mexico resident, have a minimum composite ACT score of 25 (combined SAT I score of 1020), rank in top 5% of class, and have a family adjusted gross income of $30,000 ($40,000 if two members are in college).Learn More
Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).Learn More
Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship
Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.Learn More
Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship
Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.Learn More
Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student and be a resident of one of the RMCMI member states: Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, or Wyoming.Learn More
Mark Twain Nonresident Scholarship
Applicant must rank in top 50% of graduating high school class, have a minimum composite ACT score of 27 (combined SAT I score of 1210), and be a resident of any state except Missouri.Learn More