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Beginning Out-of-State Freshmen Scholarships

Application priority deadline is Aug. 1 for fall and Jan. 3 for spring. Fill out an application to be considered for these scholarships. (The Texas 135-Mile Tuition Waiver and Western Undergraduate Exchange does not require an application.)

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Freshman Academic Scholarship
Amount: $200-$3,000 per academic year
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 the scholarship for the fall and spring semesters of the freshman year if they complete 15 hours each semester with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Students with ACT scores of 22 and above or SAT scores of 1020 and above may renew for a total of eight consecutive semesters if the following requirements are met: First year (fall/spring semesters): Complete 15 hours per semester with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Second and subsequent years: Complete 15 hours per semester with a minimum 3.2 GPA. The first semesters GPA is based on your first semester at Eastern. Thereafter, your cumulative GPA (all semesters including dual/concurrent enrollment and other schools) will be used to determine scholarship continuation.
  • Students may take 3 of the 15 hours required for continuation from the Roswell or Ruidoso campus with the remaining hours taken from the Portales campus.
 
Competitive Waiver
Amount: Waives the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition.
Requirements:
  • 3.0 cumulative high school GPA and a 23 ACT or 1060 SAT score (national test) or
  • 3.5 cumulative high school GPA and a 20 ACT or 940 SAT score (national test)
Continuation:
  • Maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA, and must successfully complete 12 hours each semester at ENMU-Portales. The first semesters GPA is based on your first semester at Eastern. Thereafter, your cumulative GPA (all semesters including dual/concurrent enrollment and other schools) will be used to determine scholarship continuation. May be renewed up to eight semesters or receipt of degree.
Note: Students may take 3 of the 12 hours required for continuation from the Roswell or Ruidoso campus with the remaining hours taken from the Portales campus.
 
Colorado Scholar Tuition Waiver
Amount: Waives the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition
Requirements:
  • Colorado resident
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA and 20 ACT or 940 SAT score (national test)
Continuation:
  • Maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA, and must successfully complete 12 hours each semester at ENMU-Portales. The first semesters GPA is based on your first semester at Eastern. Thereafter, your cumulative GPA (all semesters including dual/concurrent enrollment and other schools) will be used to determine scholarship continuation. May be renewed up to eight semesters or receipt of degree.
Note: Students may take 3 of the 12 hours required for continuation from the Roswell or Ruidoso campus with the remaining hours taken from the Portales campus.
 
Texas 135-Mile Tuition Waiver
Amount: Waives the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition
Requirements:
  • Texas residents living within 135-miles of ENMU-Portales.
Continuation:
  • Renewal is automatic up to eight semesters or receipt of degree.
Note: No application is required.
 
Western Undergraduate Exchange
Amount: Reduced out-of-state tuition rate (student will pay 150 percent of the in-state rate)

Requirements:
Must be residents of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Continuation:
Renewal is automatic up to eight semesters or receipt of degree.

Note: No application is required.