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CNM Foundation Scholarships

The CNM Foundation offers additional scholarships that can help. These are great opportunities!

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Each scholarship is different. Review the list, read the requirements, and find one that is right for you. Each open scholarship has an application link or information sheet. Updates are posted as scholarships open and close.

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2018 Spring Open Scholarships


Aaron Parker-Lockwood Scholarship Endowment


AGC Scholarship Endowment in Honor of Robert J. Stamm


Andrew G. Rausch/Car Crafters Scholarship


Ann and Peter Ziegler Scholarship Endowment


Aspire and Matteucci Dual Credit Presidential Scholarships


Barbara Silva Book and Tool Scholarship Endowment

  • Have required book and tool cost for required classes that exceeds Financial Aid resources
  • Excellent CNM student who has completed at least one term at CNM with a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Visit with CNM Scholarship Services to determine eligibility

Carl & Linda Alongi Scholarship Endowment


Century Sign Builders

  • Enrolled in one of the following degree program areas: Project Management, Digital Media or Architectural/Engineering Drafting Technology
  • Preference to students who would like an opportunity for an internship with Century Sign Builders
  • Apply for the Century Sign Builders Scholarship

CNM Minority Scholarship Endowment

  • Minority students

Culinary Arts Scholarship Endowment


CVI Laser Photonics Scholarship


Ernest Garcia Emerging Artist Scholarship (Deadline: March 29, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.)


Garcia Automotive Group Scholarship


James P. Toler Scholarship Endowment


John Mondragon Scholarship

  • Visit with CNM Scholarship Services to determine eligibility
  • Enrolled in any associate degree program
  • Be Part-time

Judith Adina Simon Scholarship


Marilyn & David Ryerson Nursing Scholarship

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

Mark Armijo STEM Support Scholarship

  • Enrolled in non-credit entrepreneurial-related degree or certificate programs
  • Enrolled in a fast-track degree program
  • Enrolled in the Ignite Community Accelerator, Fuse Makerspace, Cyber Academy, Deep Dive Coding, and Entrepreneurial Mindset Programs
  • Not eligible for any financial aid
  • Apply for the Mark Armijo STEM Support Scholarship

Ottens Foundation Emergency and Success Scholarships


Park Saiz Construction Trade Scholarship Endowment


Park Saiz GED Scholarship Endowment


Richard & Linda Barr Scholarship


Ron Hackney Excellence Prize Scholarship (Deadline: March 23, 2018)


Rust Opportunity Assistance Fund


Sandia Resort & Casino Scholarship


Success CHSS Boye Foundation Award (Deadline: March 2, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.)

  • Spring award: Please visit with CNM Scholarship Services to determine eligibility
  • Graduating Spring 2018 with a CHSS certificate or Associates' Degree (except Alternative Teacher Licensure
  • Apply for the Success CHSS Boye Foundation Award

Success Delta Dental Student Award (Deadline: March 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.)


Success Health Wellness and Public Safety Scholarship (Deadline: March 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.)


Success Lovelace Award Endowment 


Success Modrall Paralegal Scholarship (Deadline: March 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.)
Success Rodey Paralegal Scholarship 


Success PNM Renewable Technology Award (Deadline: March 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.)


Success STEM/Engineering Scholarship (Deadline: March 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.)


Success Veterinary Tech Scholarship (Deadline: March 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.)


TRW Space & Defense Scholarship Endowment


VK Memorial Scholarship Endowment


Wilhelmina Neat Coe/Peace Foundation, Inc. Memorial Scholarship


 Closed Scholarships


Albuquerque Chapter of Construction Specifications Institute

  • Construction Management and Architectural/Engineering/Drafting Technology students

Access to College Education Scholarship

  • Enrolled in an associate degree or certificate program
  • Apply for the Access to College Education Scholarship

ACF Construction Trades Scholarship

  • Enrolled in a CNM School of Applied Technology construction related Associate's program

Adelina Gonzales-Vigil Scholarship Endowment

  • Support nursing students with children
  • Apply for the Adelina Gonzales-Vigil Scholarship Endowment

AIEF Emergency

  • Native American students enrolled full time experiencing a financial emergency

AIEF Tools of the Trade Scholarship

  • Native American Students majoring in the health care fields

Alfred A. Abbott Scholarship

  • Nursing Program students who demonstrate financial need and academic achievement
  • Apply for the Alfred A. Abbott Scholarship

Amey P. Sanchez Scholarship Endowment

  • Students enrolled in Architectural/Engineering Drafting Technology
  • Apply for the Amey P. Sanchez Scholarship Endowment

Audrey A. Martinez and Paul A. Getz Scholarship Endowment

  • Assist students who demonstrate financial need to realize their educational goal
  • Apply for the Audrey A. Martinez and Paul A. Getz Scholarship Endowment

Bosomworth Workforce Training Center Scholarship Endowment

  • Students enrolled in the CNM Workforce Training Center

Carrie G. Lund Memorial Organ Donation Scholarship

  • Students enrolled in the CNM Nursing Program
  • Apply for the Carrie G. Lund Memorial Organ Donation Scholarship

Cleta Downey Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Enrolled in any CNM associate or certificate degree program
  • Not be financial aid eligible
  • Apply for the Cleta Downey Memorial Scholarship Endowment

CNM Alumni Scholarship Endowment


CNM Explora Intern Scholarship

  • Declared a STEM field or an education major at CNM

CSI Construction Specification Institute Scholarship

  • Student in Construction Technology or Architectural Engineering Drafting Technology
  • Apply for the CSI Construction Specification Institute Scholarship

Cy T. Stockhoff Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Enrolled in the Emergency Medical Services program

Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

  • Student in SAGE and/or one of the following:
    • Adults entering or returning to college
    • Foster care youth
    • GED recipient - not receiving other scholarships
    • Juvenile justice youth
    • Pursuing Early Childhood Education (ECE) certification
    • Pursuing EMT/paramedic training
    • Returning Military - not receive VA educational benefits

David Rhutasel Scholarship

  • Enrolled in HVAC degree or certificate program
  • Apply for the David Rhutasel Scholarship

Della and Floyd Hampton Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Assist students who are single mothers
  • Apply for the Della and Floyd Hampton Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Dorothy Sue GED Scholarship Endowment

  • Must be a GED recipient and enrolled full time
  • Apply for the Dorothy Sue GED Scholarship Endowment

DSRM National Bank Scholarship

  • Students in Accounting, Business Administrations, CIS, Engineering, Office Technology, Paralegal Studies, or Project Management
  • Apply for the DSRM National Bank Scholarship

Eloy Reyes Title V Memorial Scholarship

  • Hispanic students in an associate's degree transferable to a four year institution

Ethicon Scholarship

  • Preference to Surgical Technology, Nursing, or Sterile Processing Technician  

Follett Bookstore Student Success Scholarship

  • Outstanding student majoring in a degree or certificate program
  • Apply for the Follett Bookstore Student Success Scholarship

Frances R. Moore Memorial Scholarship

  • Employed by a financial institution and 3.0 GPA
  • Apply for the Frances R. Moore Memorial Scholarship

Frank H. Luna Scholarship

  • Students employed at a local retirement or nursing facility
  • Apply for the Frank H. Luna Scholarship

Fred C. and Priscilla M. Bottom Scholarship Endowment

  • Students in the School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety
  • Apply for the Fred C. and Priscilla M. Bottom Scholarship Endowment

Fred Hawker Scholarship Endowment

  • Students enrolled in the Computer Information Systems Program
  • Apply for the Fred Hawker Scholarship Endowment

French Stewart Presidential Scholarship

  • Recent high school graduates who completed at least 6 credits while in high school as a CNM Dual Credit student with a 3.0 GPA or better and enrolled in a business related associate degree program

Frontier Golden Pride Scholarship Endowment

  • Students who demonstrate continuing academic excellence, approaching graduation with a clear degree and career plan
  • Apply for the Frontier Golden Pride Scholarship Endowment

George J. Maloof Memorial Scholarship

  • Visit with CNM Scholarships Services to determine eligibility
  • Outstanding successful student with financial need

Heather Mara Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Enrolled full time in the School of Communications, Humanities, or Social Sciences
  • Apply for the Heather Mara Memorial Scholarship Endowment

IME Becas / Mexican Consulate Scholarship 

  • Mexican Nationals residing in New Mexico
  • Apply for the IME Becas / Mexican Consulate Scholarship

Intel/CNM STEM Mentoring Opportunity

  • Majoring in Engineering, Math, Physics, or Advanced System Technology

Janice E. Micali Scholarship Endowment

  • Single parents, with preference given to graduates of New Futures High School
  • Apply for the Janice E. Micali Scholarship Endowment

Jim R. Higdon Scholarship Endowment

  • Students with exceptional merit and financial need to buy books/tools for their program
  • Apply for the Jim R. Higdon Scholarship Endowment

John Boydstun Scholarship

  • Enrolled in the Associate of Science in Mathematics program

Kenneth Lindemann Memorial Endowment

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

Lavu Scholarship Endowment

  • Students seeking entrepreneurship opportunities through CNM programs
  • Apply for the Lavu Scholarship Endowment

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

  • Cosmetology students pursuing an Associates in Cosmetology
  • Apply for the Mark Pardo Salon Endowed Scholarship in honor of A.J. "Pardo" Gonzales

New Mexico Facility Managers Scholarship

  • Students enrolled in CNM's School of Applied Technologies
  • Apply for the New Mexico Facility Managers Scholarship

New Mexico Land Title Association Chili Currier Scholarship Endowment

  • New Mexico high school diploma with a 3.0 GPA
  • Apply for the New Mexico Land Title Association Chili Currier Scholarship Endowment

New Mexico Student Loan Guarantee Corporation Scholarship

  • Must be a New Mexico Resident and US Citizen or permanent resident
  • Has completed at least 12 college level credits at CNM
  • Apply for the New Mexico Student Loan Guarantee Corporation Scholarship

Noel & Frances Behne Scholarship Endowment

  • Students in the Nursing program
  • Apply for the Noel & Frances Behne Scholarship Endowment

Pauline Armijo "Excellence in Education" Scholarship

  • Enrolled in a teacher education program
  • Apply for the Pauline Armijo "Excellence in Education" Scholarship

Phi Theta Kappa Endowment

  • 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

Phil C. Sanchez Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Financial need for students in realizing their educational dreams and goals
  • Apply for the Phil C. Sanchez Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Phillip Gonzales Scholarship Endowment

  • Graduates of Pecos, Los Lunas, Las Vegas, Jemez Springs, or Cuba school districts
  • Apply for the Phillip Gonzales Scholarship Endowment

Sandia Foundation Scholarship

  • Assist graduates of Albuquerque High School
  • Apply for the Sandia Foundation Scholarship

Sherman & Cathy McCorkle - WTC


Ted F. Martinez Scholarship Endowment

  • Have overcome personal hardships to attend CNM
  • Apply for the Ted F. Martinez Scholarship Endowment

W.D. Hollingworth Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Students in a Business & Information Technology Associate's Degree Program
  • Apply for the W.D. Hollingworth Memorial Scholarship Endowment\

Who's Your Neighbor Scholarship

  • To assist students with tuition, fees, books, and equipment/tools who are not eligible for financial aid
  • Apply for the Who's Your Neighbor Scholarship

Women in Corrections

  • Female currently employed in the criminal justice profession enrolled in criminal justice courses