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Other Scholarship Resources

This scholarship/internship list provides links and opportunities that: 

  1. Lead to other links and opportunities, and/or to sites where you need to register. These are links that will lead to lots of net-surfing.
  2. Have eligibility requirements that will probably not apply to most TRIO students. There are many scholarships for high school seniors, third-and fourth-year college students at 4-year university, and for graduate students (people who already have not just an A.S. but a B.A., and are going for a Masters degree or a PhD.), as well as for people who live in states other than NM or will be attending a college in a state other than NM. OR
  3. We haven’t had time to evaluate yet.

If you’re curious, ready to transfer, planning for grad school, or know someone else who might benefit from these other scholarships, you can find info here.

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

New Mexico Student Loans

Many links to financial aid and some scholarship opportunities

Black Excel: The College Help Network
Lots of links to scholarship opportunities for minorities; Last revised 7/17/09

Articles about minority students and links to scholarships

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Scholarships for people in their 3rd year of undergraduate work; and for future grad students (post-BA)

The UNCF-MERCK Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards
To be considered for the UNCF-Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards, applicants must be:

  • African American (Black)
  • A junior who will be a degree candidate in the 2006-2007 academic
  • year
  • A life or physical science major interested in biomedical research
  • (First Professional and Engineering majors are not eligible)
  • A student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 (4.0 scale)
  • Committed to completing two summer internships at a Merck Research
  • facility.
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. For third-year college students who will pursue degrees in engineering and science

Ambassadorial Scholarships through the Rotary Clubs. For 3rd-year college students who want to study abroad.

Americorps. Federal and state programs that trade out service for credit on education loans.


Information about financial aid and several scholarships that can be applied for through CNM financial aid office.

Minority Scholarship Programs off the The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) website: The following is a list of links to 100+ scholarship programs for minority students. Please feel free to circulate this list to anyone who might find it useful. 100 Minority Scholarship Gateway List Created by Black Excel. Last revised 7/17/09 5

Scholarship opportunities for minorities from the NAACP website. Scholarship list and information.

Roothbert Fund. $2,000-3,000
Location of Applicants: As a rule, The Roothbert Fund does not make Scholarship Grants EXCEPT to applicants whose current or permanent address is located in one of the  following States of the United States and applicants planning to move to one of such States prior to March 1 of the year in which the application is made: Maine, New  Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina. It is probably counter-productive to submit an application if you live outside this area.

The Roothbert Fund was created to help men and women in need of financial aid to further their education. Scholarships may only be applied to study at an accredited institution based in the United States. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them.

The New Mexico Scholars Program was created to encourage New Mexico high school students to attend public or select private colleges in New Mexico:

  • College of Santa Fe
  • St. John's College
  • College of the Southwest - Renewable if student meets eligibility requirements
    May receive scholarship no more than 4 years