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CNM Foundation Scholarships

The CNM Foundation offers additional scholarships that can help with school. 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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Fall 2018 Open Scholarships


AGC Scholarship Endowment in Honor of Robert J. Stamm


Barbara Silva Book and Tool Scholarship


CNM Minority Scholarship Endowment

  • Minority students
  • 3.0 GPA

Credit Professionals Business Information Technology


Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship


Don McLeod Scholarship


Dr. Diane Evans-Prior NMNEC Endowment Fund


Dr. Diane Klepper Endowment Fund


Ernest Garcia Emerging Artist Scholarship 

  • Spring 2019 award: Application will be available in the Spring 2019 term
  • Enrolled in CNM studio art courses
  • Apply for the Ernest Garcia Emerging Artist Scholarship

French Stewart Presidential Scholarship


James P. Toler Scholarship Endowment


Kyla and Roger Thompson Veterans Scholarship
(Closed for Fall 2018. Will reopen in Spring 2019)

  • Students who are veterans
  • First priority will be given to those students not currently eligible for GI Bill benefits
  • Apply for the Kyla and Roger Thompson Veterans Scholarship

LJR Scholarship Endowment for Foster Care Youth

  • Students in the New Mexico foster care system for the one year period leading up to and including their 18th birthday;

OR


Molina Healthcare of New Mexico, Inc. Scholarship Fund


Ottens Foundation Emergency and Success Scholarships


Park Saiz Construction Trade Scholarship Endowment


Park Saiz GED Scholarship Endowment


Richard & Linda Barr Scholarship


Rust Opportunity Assistance Fund


Sandia Resort & Casino Scholarship (Deadline: December 5, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.)

  • Students enrolled in the following programs;
    • Human Services, Psychology, Sociology
    • Nursing
    • Pre-Health Science: General Health Sciences Concentration; Pre-Health Education: Community Health Concentration; Pre-Nursing
  • Demonstrate a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Apply for the Sandia Resort & Casino Scholarship

Success CHSS Boye Foundation Award (Reopening in Spring 2019)

  • Graduating Spring 2019 with a CHSS certificate or Associates' Degree in Liberal Arts, Psychology, Sociology, Communications, Anthropology, History, or Political Science
  • Apply for the Success CHSS Boye Foundation Award 

Success Delta Dental Student Award (Reopening in Spring 2019)

  • Graduating Spring 2019
  • Enrolled in the final term of the CNM Dental Assistant certificate program
  • Apply for the Success Delta Dental Student Award

Success Health Wellness and Public Safety Scholarship (Reopening in Spring 2019)

  • Graduating Spring 2019 with an Associates' Degree in any Health, Wellness and Public Safety program
  • Applied for CNM graduation in Fall 2018
  • Apply for the Success Health Wellness and Public Safety Scholarship

Success Lovelace Award Endowment (Reopening in Spring 2019)

  • Graduating Spring 2019
  • CNM Nursing student with intentions of continuing onto a Bachelors of Science degree
  • Apply for the Success Lovelace Award Endowment

Success Modrall Paralegal Scholarship 
Success Rodey Paralegal Scholarship  (Reopening in Spring 2019)

  • Graduating Spring 2019 with an Associates' Degree in Paralegal Studies
  • Apply for the Success Modrall/Rodey Paralegal Scholarship

Success PNM Renewable Technology Award (Reopening in Spring 2019)

  • Graduating Spring 2019
  • Students nearing completion of a renewable technology program with plans to transition into the workforce
  • Apply for the Success PNM Renewable Technology Award

Success STEM/Engineering Scholarship (Reopening in Spring 2019)

  • Graduating Spring 2019 with an Associate' Degree in a STEM field
  • Applied for CNM graduation
  • Apply for the Success STEM/Engineering Scholarship

Success Veterinary Tech Scholarship (Reopening in Spring 2019)

  • Graduating Spring 2019 with an Associate' Degree in Veterinary Technology
  • Apply for the Success Veterinary Tech Scholarship

VK Memorial Scholarship Endowment


Wilhelmina Neat Coe/Peace Foundation, Inc. Memorial Scholarship

 Closed Scholarships


Aaron Parker-Lockwood Scholarship Endowment

  • Enrolled part-time in the School of Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Apply for the Aaron Parker-Lockwood Scholarship Endowment

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
  • Apply for the ACF Construction Trades Scholarship

Adelina Gonzales-Vigil Scholarship Endowment

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

Adult and General Education Endowment Scholarship

  • Students who have recently completed their GED and are beginning their college education
  • Apply for the Adult and General Education Endowment Scholarship

Albuquerque Chapter of Construction Specifications Institute

  • Construction Management and Architectural/Engineering/Drafting Technology students

Alfred A. Abbott Scholarship

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

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

Amey P. Sanchez Scholarship Endowment

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

Andrew G. Rausch/Car Crafters Scholarship

  • Enrolled in the CNM School of Applied Technology's Transportation (AAS) Automotive Technology Concentration program
  • Apply for the Andrew G. Rausch/Car Crafters Scholarship

Ann and Peter Ziegler Scholarship Endowment

  • Female Liberal Art students planning to transfer to a four year institution
  • Apply for the Ann and Peter Ziegler Scholarship Endowment

Arts and Science Programs Endowment 

  • Be enrolled in Arts and Science programs such as Computer Information Systems, Accounting, Pre Management, Liberal Arts, General Studies, and Engineering
  • Apply for the Arts and Science Programs Endowment

Aspire and Matteucci Dual Credit Presidential Scholarships

  • 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
  • Apply for the Aspire and Matteucci Dual Credit Presidential Scholarships

Audrey A. Martinez and Paul A. Getz Scholarship Endowment

  • Students nearing completion of their certificate or associate degree program
  • Must be experiencing unexpected financial need
  • 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

Bueno Foods Scholarship Endowment Fund

  • Enrolled in a Certificate or Associate Degree program
  • Priority will be given to current Bueno Foods employees and/or direct dependents of Bueno Foods employees
  • Apply for the Bueno Foods Scholarship Endowment Fund

Career and Technical Endowment Scholarship

  • Assist students enrolled in a Career and Technical associates degree or certificate degree program
  • Apply for the Career and Technical Endowment Scholarship

Carl & Linda Alongi Scholarship Endowment

  • Students enrolled in the Accounting Program
  • Apply for the Carl & Linda Alongi Scholarship Endowment

Carrie G. Lund Memorial Organ Donation Scholarship

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

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

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

CNM Presidential Scholarship Endowment

  • Assist students who are recent dual credit high school graduates who are attending CNM
  • Apply for the CNM Presidential Scholarship Endowment

CSI Construction Specification Institute Scholarship

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

Culinary Arts Scholarship Endowment

  • Students enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program
  • Apply for the Culinary Arts Scholarship Endowment

CVI Laser Photonics Scholarship

  • Assist students in the Photonics Program
  • Apply for the CVI Laser Photonics Scholarship

Cy T. Stockhoff Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Enrolled in the Emergency Medical Services program
  • Assists EMS students by paying a portion of their licensure exams
  • Apply for the Cy T. Stockhoff Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Daniel Joe Lyle Memorial Scholarship

  • Assist students enrolled in the Nursing program or Nursing support programs (such as LNA or related field)
  • Have a demonstrated emergency situation
  • Apply for the Daniel Joe Lyle Memorial Scholarship

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  

Everest Jackson Scholarship Endowment Fund

  • Assist students enrolled in the CNM STEM-related field
  • Apply for the Everest Jackson Scholarship Endowment Fund

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

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

Garcia Automotive Group Scholarship

  • Assist students in the Automotive Technology Program
  • Apply for the Garcia Automotive Group Scholarship

George J. Maloof Memorial Scholarship

  • Outstanding successful student with financial need
  • Apply for the George J. Maloof Memorial Scholarship

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

James Ivy Endowment EMS Scholarship

  • Enrolled in the Emergency Medical Services program
  • Apply for the James Ivy Endowment EMS Scholarship

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
  • Apply for the John Boydstun Scholarship

John Mondragon Scholarship

  • Enrolled in any associate degree program
  • Be Part-time
  • Apply for the John Mondragon Scholarship 

Judith Adina Simon Scholarship

  • To assist students who are victims of domestic violence or homelessness and/or clients of La Familia
  • Apply for the Judith Adina Simon Scholarship

Kenneth Lindemann Memorial Endowment

  • Students who have overcome obstacles in the School of Business and Information Technology nearing completion of program
  • Apply for the Kenneth Lindemann Memorial Endowment Scholarship

Lavu Scholarship Endowment

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

Marilyn & David Ryerson Nursing Scholarship

  • Enrolled in the Nursing program and completed at least 12 credits of college level courses at CNM
  • Apply for the Marilyn and David Ryerson Nursing Scholarship

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

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

Mise En Place Scholarship

  • Enrolled in the Culinary Arts and/or Hospitality program
  • Have successfully completed one semester in the culinary and/or hospitality certificate or degree program
  • Apply for the Mise En Place Scholarship

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

Ron Hackney Excellence Prize Scholarship

  • Spring award: Students can apply for scholarship at the start of the Spring 2019 term
  • Enrolled in the final term of a CNM Welding Certificate or Associate Degree program
  • Apply for the Ron Hackney Excellence Prize Scholarship

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 

TRW Space & Defense Scholarship Endowment

  • Applied Technology working towards a certificate or an associate's degree in Advanced Systems Technology and enrolled in ELEC courses
  • Apply for the TRW Space & Defense Scholarship Endowment

Warren D. Brown Scholarship

  • Enrolled in either the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing or the Bachelors of Science in Nursing dual degree program with CNM being the Home School
  • Apply for the Warren D. Brown Scholarship

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