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Opportunity Scholarship

Incoming Freshmen admitted by March 3rd will automatically be considered on the basis of GPA and ACT data.

Award: $1,000 for the first semester only.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled in minimum of 12 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
  • Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3.0 GPA or 21 ACT
  • FAFSA Submitted by March 1st

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