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CNM Foundation Scholarships

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

Could you use more scholarship money to help with school? 

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

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2017 Fall Open Scholarships

 Aaron Parker-Lockwood Scholarship Endowment

  • Part-time Communications, Humanities & Social Sciences students

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

AGC Scholarship Endowment in Honor of Robert J. Stamm

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

Alfred A. Abbott Scholarship

  • Nursing Program students who demonstrate financial need and academic achievement

Amey P. Sanchez Scholarship Endowment

  • Students enrolled in Architectural/Engineering Drafting Technology

Ann and Peter Ziegler Scholarship Endowment

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

Audrey A. Martinez and Paul A. Getz Scholarship Endowment

  • Assist students demonstrate financial need realizing their educational goal

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

Barbara Silva Book and Tool Scholarship Endowment

Please visit with CNM Scholarship Services to determine eligibility

  • 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

Carl & Linda Alongi Scholarship Endowment

  • Students enrolled in the Accounting Program

Carrie G. Lund Memorial Organ Donation Scholarship

  • Students enrolled in the CNM Nursing Program

Cleta Downey Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Enrolled in any CNM associate or certificate degree program
  • Not be financial aid eligible

CSI Construction Specification Institute Scholarship

  • Student in Construction Technology or Architectural Engineering Drafting Technology

Culinary Arts Scholarship Endowment

  • Students enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program

CVI Laser Photonics Scholarship

  • Assist students in the Photonics Program

David Rhutasel Scholarship

  • Enrolled in HVAC degree or certificate program

Della and Floyd Hampton Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Assist students who are single mothers

Dorothy Sue GED Scholarship Endowment

  • Must be a GED recipient and enrolled full time

DSRM National Bank Scholarship

  • Students in Accounting, Business Administrations, CIS, Engineering, Office Technology, Paralegal Studies, or Project Management

Follett Bookstore Student Success Scholarship

  • Outstanding student majoring in a degree or certificate program

Frances R. Moore Memorial Scholarship

  • Employed by a financial institution and 3.0 GPA

Frank H. Luna Scholarship

  • Students employed at a local retirement or nursing facility

Fred C. and Priscilla M. Bottom Scholarship Endowment

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

Fred Hawker Scholarship Endowment

  • Students enrolled in the Computer Information Systems Program

Frontier Golden Pride Scholarship Endowment

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

Garcia Automotive Group Scholarship

  • Assist students in the Automotive Technology Program

Heather Mara Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Enrolled full time in the School of Communications, Humanities, or Social Sciences

James P. Toler Scholarship Endowment

  • Students in the Surveying Engineering program

Janice E. Micali Scholarship Endowment

  • Single parents, with preference given to graduates of New Futures High School

Jim R. Higdon Scholarship Endowment

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

Judith Adina Simon Scholarship

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

Lavu Scholarship Endowment

  • Students seeking entrepreneurship opportunities through CNM programs

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

  • Cosmetology students pursuing an Associates in Cosmetology

New Mexico Facility Managers Scholarship

  • Students enrolled in CNM's School of Applied Technologies

New Mexico Land Title Association Chili Currier Scholarship Endowment

  • New Mexico high school diploma with a 3.0 GPA

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

Noel & Frances Behne Scholarship Endowment

  • Students in the Nursing program

Ottens Foundation Emergency and Success Scholarships

  • Native American students enrolled in a Health related field

Park Saiz Construction Trade Scholarship Endowment

  • Enrolled in Plumbing, Electrical Trades, Carpentry, Air Conditioning Heating and Refrigeration, or Construction Management

Park Saiz GED Scholarship Endowment

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

Phil C. Sanchez Memorial Scholarship Endowment

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

Phillip Gonzales Scholarship Endowment

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

Richard & Linda Barr Scholarship

  • Nursing students currently enrolled in their 4th or 5th term of the Nursing program
  • Preference to New Futures High School graduates or single mothers 
  • An emergency fund for students experiencing an unforeseen financial situation

Sandia Foundation Scholarship

  • Assist graduates of Albuquerque High School

Ted F. Martinez Scholarship Endowment

  • Have overcome personal hardships to attend CNM

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

VK Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Single parents, New Future High School graduate

W.D. Hollingworth Memorial Scholarship Endowment

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

 Closed Scholarships


Albuquerque Chapter of Construction Specifications Institute

  • Construction Management and Architectural/Engineering/Drafting Technology students

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

Bosomworth Workforce Training Center Scholarship Endowment

  • Students enrolled in the CNM Workforce Training Center

Boye Foundation CHSS Success Award

  • Graduating Spring 2017 with a CHSS certificate or Associates' Degree (except Alternative Teacher Licensure

CNM Alumni Scholarship Endowment

CNM Explora Intern Scholarship

  • Declared a STEM field or an education major at CNM

CNM Minority Scholarship Endowment

  • Minority students

Credit Professional BIT

  • Student in Business Information Technology

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

Delta Dental Student Success Award

  • Enrolled in the final term of the CNM Dental Assistant certificate program

Eloy Reyes Title V Memorial Scholarship

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

Ernest Garcia Emerging Artist Scholarship

  • Enrolled in CNM studio art courses

Ethicon Scholarship

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


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

George J. Maloof Memorial Scholarship

  • Outstanding successful student with financial need

Health Wellness and Public Safety Success Scholarship

  • Graduating Spring 2017 with an Associates' Degree in any Health, Wellness and Public Safety program
  • Applied for CNM graduation in Spring 2017

Intel/CNM STEM Mentoring Opportunity

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

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

Lovelace Success Award Endowment

  • CNM Nursing student with intentions of continuing onto a Bachelors of Science degree

Marilyn & David Ryerson Nursing Scholarship

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

Mexican Consulate Scholarship

  • Mexican Nationals residing in New Mexico

Modrall Paralegal Success Scholarship
Rodey Paralegal Success Scholarship 

  • Graduating Spring 2017 with an Associates' Degree in Paralegal Studies

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

PNM Renewable Technology Success Award

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

Ron Hackney Excellence Prize Scholarship

  • Enrolled in the final term of a CNM Welding Certificate or Associate Degree program

Sherman & Cathy McCorkle - WTC

STEM/Engineering Success Scholarship

  • Graduating Spring 2017 with an Associate' Degree in a STEM field
  • Applied for CNM graduation

Veterinary Tech Success Scholarship

  • Graduating Spring 2017 with an Associate' Degree in Veterinary Technology

Wilhelmina Neat Coe/Peace Foundation, Inc. Memorial Scholarship

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

Women in Corrections

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