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January
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund Varies 1/8 HS, UG
Gates Millennium Unmet Need 1/13 UG (Freshmen) Demonstrated Leadership 3.30 No
Gates Millennium Unmet Need 1/13 GRAD Computer Science, Educaton, Library Science, Mathematics, Public Health or Science Must be a continuing Gates Scholar from undergraduate studies 3.30 No
MENSA Education and Research Foundation Varies 1/15 UG, GRAD, INT MENSA member Not Required Yes
Rosemont Leadership Institute Varies 1/20 HS (Junior) 2.50 No
Proof-Reading.com $1,500 1/23 UG 3.50 Yes
Computational Science Graduate Fellowship $36,000 Stipen 1/27 UG (Seniors), GRAD (First Year) or PHD Not Required Yes
Hit the Books (Spring) $500 1/30 UG Not Required Yes
Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest  Varies 1/31 Middle School, HS, & UG Not Required Yes
February
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant  $1,000 2/1 Not Specified Teaching as Career Goal Not Required Yes
Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation  Varies 2/3 UG Pursuing a career in government, education, the nonprofit sector, or the public interest/advocacy sector Interested in pursuing a master’s degree, a doctorate, or a professional degree and have participated extensively in community service Not Required No
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial  Varies 2/5 UG, GRAD, INT Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Criminal Justice Not Required No
Jackie Robinson Foundation $24,000 2/15 HS Not Required Yes
New Mexico State P.E.O.  $2,500 2/15 UG Not Required No
Minorities in Government Finance  $7,000 2/20 UG,GRAD Public Administration, Governmental Accounting, Finance, Political Science, Economics, Business Administration Not Required No
Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting $7,000-$12,000 2/20 UG, GRAD Finance, Public Administration, Finance, Business Administration, or related field Not Required Yes
Patient Advocate Foundation Scholarships for Survivors Program $3,000 2/27 UG Willing to complete 20 hours community service upon selection 3.00 Yes
Lynne S. Burt Scholarship, National Association of Women in Construction El Paso Chapter $500-$2,500 2/28 UG Construction-related degree programs 3.00 Yes
Women in Transportation $2,500 2/28 UG, GRAD Not Required No
March
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
American Chemical Society Scholars Program Up to $5,000 March HS, UG, GRAD Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a chemically-related science 3.00 No
Institute for Humane Studies PhD $1,500 March GRAD Intending a career in academia whose work advances the principles of individual liberty and economic freedom Not Required No
Choctaw Nation Higher Education Program (Spring) $400-$1,000 3/1 UG, GRAD 2.0-2.5 No
Barbara Wiedner and Dorothy Vandercook Peace $250-$500 3/1 HS (Senior), UG (Freshmen) Peace and social justice, nuclear disarmament, and/or conflict resolution Not Required No
Udall Foundation Scholarship Up to $5,000 3/4 UG Demonstrate commitment to environmental challenges or issues impacting Indian country through public service Not Required Yes
Arizona National Livestock Show $1,500 3/15 UG Prior Arizona National Livestock Show participation as an exhibitor, volunteer, or employee 2.50 No
Leonard Perryman $2,500 3/15 UG Journalism or communication Commitment and involvement in the life of the United Methodist Church Not Required Yes
AFSCME/UNCF/Harvard University LWP Union $5,000 3/15 UG (Junior or Sophomore) American Studies, Anthropology, Economics, English, Ethnic Studies, History, Labor Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Women’s Studies 2.50 Yes
National Association of Hispanic Journalists $1,000-$5,000 3/15 UG, GRAD Journalism related majors Awareness of the Latino community 2.50 No
National Association of Hispanic Journalists $1,000-$5,000 3/15 UG, GRAD Journalism related majors Awareness of the Latino community Not Required No
Albuquerque Community Foundation (8 different Scholarships) Varies 3/18 HS Not Required Yes
Davis-Putter Fund $10,000 3/31 UG, GRAD, INT Actively working for peace and justice Not Required Yes
Student Universe $500 3/31 UG,GRAD Not Required No
April
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Database $1,000-$5000 April UG, GRAD Community Service Not Required Yes
HENAAC $1,000-$10,000 April UG, GRAD Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math related majors 3.00 Yes
Congressionals Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Database $1,000-$5,000 April UG Community Service Not Required Yes
Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest $50-$1,000 4/1 UG, GRAD, INT Short videos on an aspect of nuclear disarmament Not Required No
National Sculpture Society $2,000 4/1 Ages 21-35 Sculpture students, preferably figurative or realist 2.5-3.3 Yes
HSF General College $500-$5,000 4/2 HS, UG, GRAD STEM majors Not Required No
American Indian Education Foundation Varies 4/4 UG, GRAD Participation in community services or school-related activities Not Required Yes
College JumpStart (Spring) $1,000 4/15 HS, UG Not Required Yes
Build U. (Spring) $2,500 4/15 UG, GRAD Product Design, Interaction Design, UX Design, Engineering, or Computer Science Not Required Yes
Gloria Mattera National Migrant Fund 250 4/15 UG, GRAD Not Required No
A Place for Mom $1,000 4/15 UG, GRAD Medical, nursing, or social sciences related major Intend to pursue a career that involves working with senior citizens Not Required Yes
Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award Program (Out-of-State Schools or In-State Private Schools) $500-$2,000 4/23 HS 3.00 Yes
Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations $5,000 4/30 UG, GRAD Record of commitment to community service on behalf of an undeserved community 3.00 No
A.W. Bodine- Sunkist Memorial Varies 4/30 UG, GRAD, INT Family or Personal background in California or Arizona agriculture Not Required No
Ray M. Greenly Scholarship $10,000-$25,000 4/30 UG (excluding Freshmen), GRAD creative, entrepreneurial spirit who can find innovative ways to connect retail customers to brands and products. 3.00 Yes
May
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
CIC/Anna Chennault $5,000 5/3 UG Journalism-related fields Committed to AAJA’s mission Not Required Yes
Vincent Chin Memorial 500 5/3 UG Journalism Commitment to community involvement Not Required Yes
National Minority Junior Golf Association $3,500 5/11 UG Evidence of community service and golfing ability Not Required No
PRSA Diversity Multicultural $1,500 5/22 UG Public Relations, Journalism or Communications 3.00 No
Axia Public Relations $2,000 5/30 UG (Juniors or Seniors) Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, Advertising, or Marketing Previous PR experience through volunteering, employment, or internship Not Required Yes
Arizona Public Service Scholarship for Qualified Navajo Students Up to $10,000 5/31 UG Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math related fields Voting member of a chapter house within the Shiprock agency 2.0-3.0 No
June
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers (Fall) $2,500 6/1 HS, UG, GRAD, INT Creative arts-related majors Not Required No
Blaze Wifi Rural $500 6/1 UG, GRAD 3.00 Yes
Scholarship for Women Students $1,500 6/4 UG Not Required No
Andrew Piech Memorial $500-$1,000 6/4 UG Automotive or technical vocational career Not Required Yes
American Advertising Federation Up to $1,500 6/4 UG Advertising related fields NM residents who plan to enter the advertising industry in NM 3.00 Yes
Julie’s Helpers Memorial Schoarship  $2,500 6/30 UG College of: Business, Education, Engineering or Science Field Check List and Application 2.75 Yes
Chester Burger Scholarship for Excellence in Public Relations $1,000 6/12 GRAD Public Relations, Journalism, or related fields 3.00 Yes
John D. Graham $1,000-$3,000 6/12 UG Journalism or Public Relations Not Required Yes
Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award $5,000 6/12 UG (Seniors) Journalism or Public Relations 3.00 Yes
Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award $1,000 6/12 UG Journalism or Public Relations 3.00 Yes
Brad’s Deals $2,000 6/15 UG 3.00 Yes
Advancing Hispanic Excellence in Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science $1,000-$5,000 6/15 UG, GRAD Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math degree program Must be members of SHPE 2.75 UG, 3.0 GRAD
CenturyLinkQuote.com $1,000 6/17 UG, GRAD, INT Not Required Yes
Sussman-Miller Educational Assistance Award Program (New Mexico State Public Schools) $500-$2,000 6/23 HS 3.00 Yes
Super College $1,000 6/30 HS, UG, GRAD, INT Not Required No
Automotive Hall of Fame Varies 6/30 UG, INT Automotive related fields 3.00 No
Aftercollege Succurro $1,000 6/30 UG, GRAD, INT 2.50 No
Allied Dental Student Scholarship Program $1,000-$5,000 6/30 UG, GRAD Dental Hygiene, Dental Laboratory Technology, Dental Assisting 3.25 Yes
July
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
Castle Ink Paperless $1,000 7/1 UG, GRAD, INT Not Required No
Spokeo Connections $1,000 7/1 UG 3.00 Yes
National Association of Women In Construction Founders’ $500-$2,500 7/3 UG Construction-related degree programs 3.00 No
Korean American Scholarship Foundation Varies 7/8 HS, UG, GRAD, INT 3.00 Yes
Wal-Mart Foundation Dependent $1,625 7/9 HS, UG, GRAD Not Required No
American Indian Graduate Center Varies 7/15 HS, UG, GRAD Not Required No
Brandon Goodman $300 7/31 UG, INT 2.00 Yes
Lincoln Forum 2014 Platt Family Scholarship Prize Essay Contest $500-$1,500 7/31 UG Not Required Yes
Gen and Kelly Tanabe $1,000 7/31 HS, UG, GRAD Not Required Yes
August
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
September
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
Karman Healthcare $500 9/1 HS, UG, GRAD 2.50 Yes
U.S. Bank Scholarship Program $5,000 9/17 HS, UG Not Required No
Don’t Text and Drive $1,000 9/30 HS,UG, GRAD Not Required Yes
Hit the Books (Fall) $500 9/30 UG Not Required Yes
October
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
Choctaw Nation Higher Education Program (Fall) $1,000 10/1 UG, GRAD 2.00 No
La Unidad Latina Foundation (Summer/Fall) $500-$1,000 10/15 UG, GRAD All Bachelor’s Degrees, Masters of Arts, Science, Business Administration, Public Administration/Policy, Social Work, Education, or Divinity, Doctor of Philosophy 2.80 No
College JumpStart (Fall) $1,000 10/17 HS, UG Not Required Yes
Build U. (Fall) $2,500 10/31 UG, GRAD Product Design, Interaction Design, UX Design, Engineering, or Computer Science Not Required Yes
November
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
The Ron Brown Scholar Program $10,000 11/1 HS (Seniors) Community Service Must “Excel” No
Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers (Spring) $2,500 11/1 HS, UG, GRAD, INT Creative arts-related majors Not Required No
Prudential Spirit of Community Award $1000- $5000 11/4 Grades 5-12 Volunteer Activities Not Required Yes
Office of Navajo Nation (Spring) Varies 11/25 UG, GRAD Not Required No
December
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
ASSE Foundation Varies 12/1 UG, GRAD, INT Occupational safety, health, and environment-related majors 3.0 UG, 3.5 GRAD No
Look Twice, Save a Life $1,000 12/1 UG, GRAD, INT Not Required Yes
Center for Alcohol Policy $1,000-$5,000 12/5 UG, GRAD, INT Not Required Yes
Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger $5,000 12/5 UG, GRAD Not Required No
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Varies 12/9 HS, UG, GRAD 3.50 Yes
Foreclusure.com $1,000-$5,000 12/15 UG Not Required Yes
Es El Momento: Beca Univision $2,500 12/31 UG, GRAD Health care-related degrees Not Required Yes
Rolling Deadlines*
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future Contest $500-$5,000 Rolling UG, GRAD, INT Not Required Yes
Common Knowledge Scholarship $250- $2,500 Rolling UG, GRAD, INT Not Required No
Workers’ Compensation Association of NM Toby Wright Varies Rolling UG, GRAD 2.50 No
College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) $750-$4,000 Rolling UG Freshmen Not Required No
Walmart Associate Scholarship Up to $2,000 Rolling HS Not Required No
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) $2,000- $20,000 Rolling UG 3.00 No
Various Deadlines**
Name Amount Deadline High School, Undergraduate, Graduate, International Majors Extracurricular Activities GPA Essay
Phi Delta Kappa International Varies Various HS, UG, GRAD Member/ child or grandchild of a Kappan in good standing Not Required Yes
Asian Pacific Fund $1,000-$5,000 Various UG, GRAD 2.75-3.0 Yes
United Negro College Fund Varies Various UG, GRAD, INT Multiple
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities & Denny’s Hungry for Education Varies Various UG, GRAD Multiple Yes

All information is subject to change without notice. Please visit each individual website to view the most up-to-date information. If you have a scholarship you would like to add or any updates please email, financialaid@nmsu.edu.

*Scholarships that have multiple opportunities to submit each year.

*Scholarships that have various deadlines due to multiple scholarships listed.