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Honors Excel Scholarship

NOTE: The application cycle for the President’s Associates, High Achiever and Honors Excel scholarships has begun for the 2014-2015 academic year.  The application opened on October 1st, 2013 for the 2014-2015 application cycle.  Please apply for these scholarships by December 9th, 2013.

Incoming Freshmen must submit the Scholar Dollar$ scholarship application by December 9th, 2013 to be considered for this award.

Award: Standard tuition and fees plus $500/semester. Number of awards limited.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled in minimum of 15 new credit hours at the Main Las Cruces campus the first regular semester immediately following graduation from a New Mexico high school**
  • New Mexico resident
  • NMSU scholarship application submitted no later than December 9th, 2013.
  • Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3.75 GPA and 24 ACT or
  • 26 ACT
  • FAFSA Submitted by March 1st

Renewal Requirements:

  • Minimum enrollment of 15 new credit hours each semester following the first regular semester
  • 3.25 semester GPA first semester and 3.5 cumulative GPA thereafter
  • Completion of 15 new graded credit hours at the Main  Las Cruces campus each semester**
  • 8 semester maximum or attainment of a Bachelor’s Degree (graduation), whichever comes first

** Developmental courses and other degree requirements that are only taught at the NMSU Community Colleges will count toward the minimum required hours.