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Although public education may be newer to New Mexico — as up until late 1888 there were no public colleges or high schools, that doesn’t mean that the importance of a good education is not valued by its residents and students. In fact, New Mexico had the highest concentration of PhD holders of any state in the year 2000. But, education doesn’t always come at a small cost. That’s why scholarships for residents of New Mexico are a great way to help pay for college or grad school. Even if you aren’t a current resident of New Mexico but plan to attend a school in the state, such as University of New Mexico, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT), or New Mexico State University (NMSU), you may also be qualified for these scholarships for New Mexico students. Check out our directory of New Mexico scholarships, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  20
Deadline:  June 30
2018

Unigo Do-Over Scholarship 2018

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30
2018

New Mexico Medical Loan for Service Program

This award is for New Mexico residents who are seeking degrees in health profession programs. The student must be accepted to the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and must declare intent to practice as a health professional in a designated shortage area in New Mexico.

Total: $25000 Awards:  22
Deadline:  July 2
2018

NM Nursing Loan-For-Service

This award is for New Mexico residents who are enrolled at a public college or university in New Mexico. The student must be accepted into a into a Nursing program leading to a degree or certification and must declare intent to practice as a health professional in a designated shortage area in New Mexico.

Total: $12000 Awards:  38
Deadline:  July 2
2018

New Mexico Teachers' Loan-For-Service

This award is for New Mexico residents who are enrolled at a public postsecondary institution in New Mexico. The student must be accepted into a teaching program or an alternative licensure teacher preparation program and must declare his/her intent to practice as a teacher in the New Mexico public school system.

Total: $4000 Awards:  33
Deadline:  July 2
2018

Unigo Flavor of the Month Scholarship 2018

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31
2018

Unigo Make Me Laugh Scholarship 2018

The Make Me Laugh Scholarship, offered by UNIGO, is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

Unigo Shout It Out Scholarship 2018

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Horatio Alger New Mexico Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of New Mexico.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship 2018

This creative and fun scholarship program is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner with an imaginative and well-written response to the scholarship question about the Zombie Apocalypse will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Julia D. Sweeney Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college sophomores and/or graduate students who are residents of New Mexico and who are currently attending a college/university in New Mexico. Students must be members of both the New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Unigo Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2018

The Education Matters Scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Each applicant must complete a scholarship match quiz/questionnaire and search for scholarships at UNIGO. The scholarship committee will select the winner based on the creativity and originality of the submitted written response to the scholarship question each year.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2018