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Beginning In-State Freshmen Scholarships

Application priority deadline is Aug. 1 for fall and Jan. 3 for spring except for the Green and Silver Presidential Scholarship which is March 11.

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Freshman Academic Scholarship
Amount: $3,200–$6,000 per academic year (click to see award amount)
Requirements:
  • Minimum score of 20 on ACT or 940 on SAT (national test)
Continuation:
  • Students with ACT scores of 20–21 or SAT scores of 940–1019 may receive for only the fall and spring semesters of freshman year if they complete 12 hours each semester with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Students with ACT scores of 22 and above or SAT scores of 1020 and above may renew for a total of eight semesters if the following requirements are met:
    • First year (fall/spring semesters): Complete 12 hours per semester with a 3.0 GPA.
    • Second and subsequent years: Complete 15 hours per semester with a 3.2 GPA.
 
ENMU Foundation Starter Scholarship
Amount : Tuition for the first semester
Requirements:
  • N.M. resident
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA or 20 ACT or 940 SAT score (national test)
  • N.M. high school graduate or N.M. GED recipient in the semester preceding the first semester of attendance
Note: Students who have not graduated from an accredited N.M. high school or completed the N.M. GED will be awarded based on national ACT/SAT scores.
 
New Mexico Lottery Success Scholarship
Amount: tuition
Requirements:
  • Be a New Mexico resident
  • Graduate from a New Mexico public high school, an accredited private high school recognized by the Public Education Department, or have obtained a New Mexico GED
  • Enroll full-time at an eligible New Mexico public college or university in the first regular semester immediately following high school graduation or obtaining a GED
  • Obtain and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA
Continuation:
  • Students who complete at least 12 hours with a minimum 2.5 GPA each semester are eligible to receive the scholarship for up to eight semesters if funding is available.

Note:

Contact Financial Aid at 575.562.2194 for more information.

More information on the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship.

 
New Mexico Scholar Scholarship
Amount: Tuition and fees plus $700 per academic year, excluding lab, course and housing fees
Requirements:
  • N.M. resident
  • Graduated in top 5 percent of high school class or scored 25 or higher on the ACT (national test) or 1130 or higher on the SAT
  • Family income of $30,000 or less; $40,000 or less if more than one family member is a student in postsecondary education
Continuation:
  • Students who complete at least 12 hours with a 3.0 GPA each semester are eligible to receive the scholarship for up to eight semesters or until receipt of degree.

Note: Students who receive the New Mexico Scholar are not eligible for the ENMU Foundation Starter or New Mexico Lottery Success scholarships.

 
Green and Silver Presidential Scholarship
Amount: tuition, fees and residence hall charges plus $1,000 per academic year (more information)
Requirements:
  • New Mexico resident
  • New Mexico high school graduate in the semester preceding the first semester of attendance
  • 3.0 GPA and ACT composite of 27 (1210 SAT Critical Reading and Math)
  • 3.5 GPA and ACT composite of 25 (1130 SAT Critical Reading and Math)
Continuation:
  • First year (fall, spring semesters): Complete 12 hours per semester with a 3.0 GPA.
  • Second and subsequent years: Complete 15 hours per semester with a 3.2 GPA.
  • Students must meet eligibility requirements for the New Mexico Lottery Success Scholarship.
  • Scholarships can be continued up to 8 semesters.

Application Deadline:
To be considered for the Green and Silver Presidential Scholarship, complete and send all your scholarship materials by March 11.

Note: Students who receive the New Mexico Scholar are not eligible for the ENMU Foundation Starter or New Mexico Lottery Success scholarships.