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CNM Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships that are offered through the CNM Foundation

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The CNM Foundation offers numerous scholarships to help students with educational expenses. A list of these scholarships, their requirements and appropriate application are available online in August for the upcoming academic year. CNM Foundation scholarships are updated as funds become available throughout the academic year.

List of Scholarships

CNM Foundation Scholarships are open as long as funds are available. Awards are made on an ongoing bases and scholarships can close at any time. Open scholarships are in blue and have an active link to an application.



Summer 2015 Open Scholarships


Ottens Foundation Emergency Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Native American students enrolled in Health, Wellness, and Pubic Safety
  • Experiencing an unforeseen situation

Ottens Foundation Success Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Native American Students enrolled in Health, Wellness, and Public Safety
  • Completing program and have applied for graduation


 Fall 2015 Open Scholarships


 
Aaron Parker-Lockwood Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Part-time Communications, Humanities & Social Sciences students

Adelina Gonzales-Vigil Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Support nursing students with children

AGC Scholarship Endowment in Honor of Robert J. Stamm

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students in the Construction Technology Degree program or the Construction Management Technology Degree program

Alfred A. Abbott Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Nursing Program students who demonstrate financial need and academic achievement

Amey P. Sanchez Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in Architectural/Engineering Drafting Technology

Ann and Peter Ziegler Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Female Liberal Art students with financial need planning to transfer to a four year institution

Barbara Silva Book and Tool Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Excellent CNM student who has completed at least two terms at CNM

Carrie G. Lund Memorial Organ Donation Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in the CNM Nursing Program

CSI Construction Specification Institute Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Student in Construction Technology or Architectural Engineering Drafting Technology

CVI Laser Photonics Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist students in the Photonics Program


David Rhutasel Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Enrolled in HVAC degree or certificate program


Dorothy Sue GED Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Must be a GED recipient
  • Be enrolled full time
  • Be a U.S. citizen and a New Mexico resident


DSRM National Bank Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students majoring in:
    Accounting, Business Administrations, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, Office Technology, Paralegal Studies, or Project Management

Frances R. Moore Memorial Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Employed by a financial institution and 3.0 GPA

Frank H. Luna Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in any degree program that are employed at a local retirement or nursing facility

Garcia Automotive Group Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist students in the Automotive Technology Program

James P. Toler Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students in the Geomatics program

Janice E. Micali Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist students who are single parents, with preference given to graduates of New Futures High School

Judith Adina Simon Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • To assist students who are current victims of domestic violence and/or clients of La Familia


Lavu Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students seeking entrepreneurship opportunities through CNM programs
  • Enrolled in any associate degree or certificate program



Marilyn & David Ryerson Nursing Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Enrolled in the Nursing program
  • Have completed at least 12 credits of college level courses at CNM

New Mexico Facility Managers Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students who are enrolled in CNM's School of Applied Technologies

New Mexico Land Title Association Chili Currier Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Be enrolled in 6 credits with full time job, 9 credits with part time job, and 12 credits if unemployed
  • Have a 3.0 GPA
  • Be a US Citizen or eligible non-citizen

Noel & Frances Behne Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students in the Nursing program


Park Saiz Construction Trade Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Construction Trade Major with a New Mexico diploma

Park Saiz GED Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Have a New Mexico GED and enrolled in an Applied Technology major

Phillip Gonzales Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Graduates of Pecos, Los Lunas, Las Vegas, Jemez Springs, or Cuba school districts

Richard & Linda Barr Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Nursing Students, with preference to New Futures High School graduates or single mothers

Sandia Foundation Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist graduates of Albuquerque High School

TRW Space & Defense Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Applied Technology working towards a certificate or an associate's degree in Electronics Technology

VK Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Single parents, New Future High School graduate

 Closed Scholarships


Albuquerque Chapter of Construction Specifications Institute

Minimum Criteria:

  • Construction Management and Architectural/Engineering/Drafting Technology students

Audrey A. Martinez and Paul A. Getz Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist students demonstrate financial need realizing their educational goal

AIEF Emergency

Minimum Criteria:

  • Native American Students attending CNM full time
  • Experiencing a financial emergency

AIEF Tools of the Trade Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Native American Students majoring in the health care fields

Bosomworth Workforce Training Center Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in the CNM Workforce Training Center

Boye Foundation CHSS Success Award

Minimum Criteria:

  • Graduating Spring 2015 with an Associates Degree in Anthropology, Criminology, Teacher Education, ECME, CYFD (Social Work & Family Studies), English, Fine Arts, History, Liberal Arts, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology
  • Have not received a prior bachelor’s degree
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • GPA of 3.5 or greater
  • Applied for CNM graduation

Carl & Linda Alongi Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in the Accounting Program

Century Sign Builders Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students who would like an opportunity for an internship with Century Sign Builders
  • Students who demonstrate an interest in the field of Environmental Graphic Design

CNM Minority Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Minority students

Credit Professional BIT

Minimum Criteria:

  • Student in Business Information Technology


Culinary Arts Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program


Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

designed to benefit highly-motivated non-traditional students who recognize the power of education to create a better life for themselves and their families

Minimum Criteria:

  • Student in SAGE and one of the following:
    • Adults entering or returning to college
    • GED recipients
    • Foster care youth
    • Juvenile justice youth
    • Returning military
    • Individuals pursuing EMT/paramedic training

Della and Floyd Hampton Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist students who are single mothers

Dorothy Sue GED Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist students who demonstrate need and are GED recipients enrolled in an Associate Degree program

Eloy Reyes Title V Memorial Scholarship for La Comunidad Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Low-income, minority students enrolled in an Associate's Degree Program
    Health, Financial Services, Office Technology, Paralegal Studies, or Project Management

Engineering Success Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Graduating Spring 2014 with an Associate' Degree in Engineering in School of Math, Science and Engineering.
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater

Ernest Garcia Emerging Artist Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Enrolled in CNM studio art courses
  • GPA of 3.0 or greater

Follett Bookstore Student Success Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Major in a degree or certificate program
  • Completed at least 12 credits
  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA

Fred C. and Priscilla M. Bottom Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students in the School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety

Fred Hawker Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in the Computer Information Systems Program in the School of Business Information Technologies

French Stewart Presidential Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • CNM dual credit student
  • Pursing a business related associate degree at CNM

Frontier Golden Pride Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students who demonstrate continuing academic excellence, approaching graduation with a clear degree and career plan.

George J. Maloof Memorial Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Minimum 6 credit hours and 2.5 GPA

Health, Wellness and Public Safety Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Graduating Spring 2014 with an Associates' Degree in any Health, Wellness and Public Safety program
  • GPA of 2.5 or greater

Jim R. Higdon Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students with financial need to purchase books/tools for their program

Kenneth Lindemann Memorial Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students who have overcome obstacles in the School of Business and Information Technology  nearing completion of program

    Lovelace Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Students in the Nursing program and are employed by Lovelace or have future goals of Lovelace employment

    Mark Pardo Salon Endowed Scholarship in honor of A.J. "Pardo" Gonzales

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Cosmetology students who are enrolled in CNM's Associate of Applied Science Degree in Cosmetology

    New Mexico Student Loan Guarantee Corporation Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Various program students who demonstrate financial need

    Paralegal Success (Rodey) Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Students with the cost of education, such as tuition, fees and books

    Phil C. Sanchez Memorial Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Financial need for students in realizing their educational dreams and goals

    PNM Renewable Technology Success Award

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Students nearing completion of a renewable technology program with plans to transition into the workforce

    Ted F. Martinez Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Have overcome personal hardships to attend CNM
    • Minimum 3.5 GPA

    The Modrall Sperling Law Firm Business Occupations Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Awarded to Business & Information Technology students who demonstrate academic achievement

    W.D. Hollingworth Memorial Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Students in a Business & Information Technology Associate's Degree Program

    Wilhelmina Neat Coe/Peace Foundation, Inc. Memorial Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Financially vulnerable students, students with special needs and CNM students transferring to UNM 

    Women in Corrections

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Female Criminal Justice majors
    • Enrolled in criminal justice courses
    • Currently employed in the criminal justice field
    • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher