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CNM Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships that are offered through the CNM Foundation

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Employees of the Central New Mexico Community College and their immediate families are not eligible for CNM Foundation scholarship awards.

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

These CNM Foundation Endowments 2012-2013 are awarded to qualified students as funding becomes available. Open scholarships are in blue and have an active link to an application.

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

Albuquerque Chapter of Construction Specifications Institute

Minimum Criteria:

  • Construction Management and Architectural/Engineering/Drafting Technology students

Alfred A. Abbott Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Nursing Program students who demonstrate financial need and academic achievement

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

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

Bosomworth Workforce Training Center Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in the CNM Workforce Training Center

Carl & Linda Alongi Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in the Accounting Program

Century Sign Builders Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students who have satisfactorily completed an internship with Century Sign Builders and demonstrated an interest in the field of Environmental Graphic Design

CNM Minority Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Minority students

Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Scholarship Endowment


Culinary Arts Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program

CVI Laser Photonics Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist students in the Photonics 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
    • Individuals pursuing Early Childhood Education (ECE) certification

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

DSRM National Bank Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students majoring in:
    Accounting, Business Administration, Business Graphics, Computer Information Systems, Computing Technology, Electronic Technology, Engineering, Environmental Safety and Health, Financial Services, Office Technology, Paralegal Studies, or Project Management

Eloy Reyes Title V Memorial Scholarship for La Communidad 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

Frank H. Luna Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

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

Frances R. Moore Memorial Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Employed by a financial institution and 3.0 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

Frontier Golden Pride Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

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

Garcia Automotive Group Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist students in the Automotive Technology Program

George J. Maloof Memorial Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Various

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

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

Jim R. Higdon Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

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

Judith Adina Simon Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • To assist students who have been victims of domestic violence and/or clients of La Familia

Kenneth Lindemann Memorial Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

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

    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 Facility Managers Network 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:

    • Various

    New Mexico Student Loan Guarantee Corporation Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Various program students who demonstrate financial need

    Noel and Frances Behne Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Students in the Nursing program

    Paralegal Success (Rodey) Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

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

    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

    Phil C. Sanchez Memorial Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

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

    Phillip Gonzales Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

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

    PNM Renewable Technology Success Award

    Minimum Criteria:

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

    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

    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

    TRW Space and 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

    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