Orientation Leader Scholarship Program

Learn valuable leadership skills in the New Student Orientation Leadership Program

Thank you for your interest in the New Student Orientation Leadership Program. We are no longer accepting applications for the Spring term program. However, we are recruiting for the Summer 2021 term. Orientation Leaders for Summer will work orientations offered in February, March, April and May welcoming and preparing new students who will begin classes in the Summer 2021 term.

Be a New Student Orientation Leader

  • Gain valuable leadership skills. 
  • Earn a scholarship toward your next term at CNM.  
  • Build community with students and have some fun!
  • The deadline to apply is Friday, February 19, 2021 (or until vacant spots are filled). 

Eligibility Requirements 

We're looking for students who are enthusiastic, approachable, dependable and love CNM! To qualify as an Orientation Leader, you must: 

  • Have a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher. 
  • Have completed at least 12 credit hours at CNM, and be planning to return to CNM for the summer 2021 term and plan to take at least 6 credit hours during the summer term.
  • Commit to work the minimum number of required sessions leading to the summer term.  
  • Complete mandatory training which will be offered online. Training must be completed by February 26, 2021.
  • Not be on a consortium agreement with another school. 
  • Complete a FAFSA application for 2020-2021 academic year (if you have a social security number).

Note for Dual Credit Students:

  • Dual Credit students who are graduating from high school in December 2020 are welcome to apply for the Summer 2021 term Orientation Leader Program as long as they meet the eligibility requirements listed above. 

Student Employees

If you are currently a student employee at CNM and would like to apply as a New Student Orientation Leader, check with your supervisor. It may be possible to do both. 

Summer 2021 Session Dates



Email or call (505) 224-3352.