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CNM Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships that are offered through the CNM Foundation

Rust Opportunity Assistance Fund

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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 listed below and have an active link to an application.

 Summer / Fall 2016 Open Scholarships


Ottens Foundation Emergency and Success Scholarships

Minimum Criteria:

Ottens Emergency

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

Ottens Success

  • Native American students enrolled in Health, Wellness, and Public Safety
  • Completing their program in current semester and have applied for graduation

 Closed Scholarships

2016-2017 Scholarship opportunities will be posted in mid August.


 
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

 


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


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

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


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

Boye Foundation CHSS Success Award

Minimum Criteria:

  • Graduating Spring 2016 with a CHSS certificate or Associates' Degree (except Alternative Teacher Licensure)
  • 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

Carrie G. Lund Memorial Organ Donation Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in the CNM Nursing Program


Century Sign Builders Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

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


Cleta Downey Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Enrolled in any CNM associate or certificate degree program
  • Not be financial aid eligible
  • Be Part-time and enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours


CNM Alumni Scholarship Endowment

 


CNM Minority Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Minority students


CSI Construction Specification Institute Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Student in Construction Technology or Architectural Engineering Drafting Technology

Credit Professional BIT

Minimum Criteria:

  • Student in Business Information Technology

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


Cy T. Stockhoff Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Enrolled in the Emergency Medical Services program
  • Approved and recommended by CNM EMS instructor or staff

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/or 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


David Rhutasel Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Enrolled in HVAC degree or certificate program

Della and Floyd Hampton Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist students who are single mothers


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

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

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


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

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.


Garcia Automotive Group Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Assist students in the Automotive Technology Program


George J. Maloof Memorial Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Minimum 6 credit hours and 2.5 GPA


Health Wellness and Public Safety Success Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Graduating Spring 2016 with an Associates' Degree in any Health, Wellness and Public Safety program
  • GPA of 2.5 or greater
  • Applied for CNM graduation in Spring 2016


Heather Mara Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Be a full-time student with a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Preference given to students enrolled in any one of the degree programs available through the School of Communications, Humanities, or Social Science

James P. Toler Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

  • Students in the Surveying Engineering 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
  • Demonstrate exceptional merit with a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Have completed at least 12 college level credits at CNM

John Boydstun Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • Enrolled in the Associate of Science in Mathematics program
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher

Judith Adina Simon Scholarship

Minimum Criteria:

  • To assist students who are current 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


Lavu Scholarship Endowment

Minimum Criteria:

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

     


    Lovelace Success Award Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Be enrolled in the CNM Nursing program with intention of continuing the Bachelors of Science degree with a four year educational institution
    • Currently employed by Lovelace Health System, performing clinical/preceptorship, or demonstrate strong future goals of employment with Lovelace Health System
    • Must have a 3.0 GPA
    • Preference to students nearing completion of Associates Degree

    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


    Marilyn & David Ryerson Nursing Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

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


    Mexican Consulate Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Mexican Nationals residing in New Mexico
    • 3.0 GPA or higher, preferred

    Modrall Sperling Law Firm Business Occupations Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

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


    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


    New Mexico Student Loan Guarantee Corporation Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Various program students who demonstrate financial need
    • Must be a New Mexico Resident and US Citizen or permanent resident
    • Has completed at least 12 college level credits at CNM

    Noel & Frances Behne Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Students in the Nursing program


    Paralegal Success Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Graduating Spring 2016 with an Associates' Degree in Paralegal Studies
    • GPA of 2.5 or greater
    • Applied for CNM graduation


    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


    Phi Theta Kappa Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Currently enrolled in a minimum of 3 credit hours
    • Be eligible for membership in Phi Theta Kappa
    • Completed 12 credit hours
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.5
    • Be invited to join Phi Theta Kappa

    Phillip Gonzales Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

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

    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


    Richard & Linda Barr Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Nursing students currently enrolled in their 4th or 5th term of the Nursing program
    • Enrolled in a minimum of 10 credit hours
    • Preference to New Futures High School graduates or single mothers 

    Rodey Law Firm Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Enrolled in the Paralegal program

    Sandia Foundation Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Assist graduates of Albuquerque High School


    Sherman & Cathy McCorkle - WTC



    STEM/Engineering Success Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Graduating Spring 2016 with an Associate' Degree in a STEM field
    • GPA of 3.0 or greater
    • Applied for CNM graduation


    Ted F. Martinez Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

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


    TRW Space & Defense Scholarship Endowment

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Applied Technology working towards a certificate or an associate's degree in Advanced Systems Technology
    • Enrolled in ELEC courses


    Veterinary Tech Success Scholarship

    Minimum Criteria:

    • Graduating Spring 2016 with an Associate' Degree in Veterinary Technology
    • GPA of 2.5 or greater
    • Applied for CNM graduation


    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
    • Have completed at least one term at CNM

    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