Continuing Students Scholarship Renewal

Many of NMSU’s Institutional Scholarships are renewable for up to 8 semesters (fall and spring semesters), unless otherwise stated. See below to find the renewal requirements for each scholarship for continuing students (those who started at NMSU Fall 2016 or before). For students incoming Fall 2017, take a look at our new scholarships.

Starting Fall 2016, NMSU will withhold 14% tax on non-qualified scholarships issued to NRA students. For more info, read the Memo from the NMSU Treasury Services.

Students are also encouraged to fill out a Scholar Dollar$ application to apply for NMSU departmental scholarships. Before you can use Scholar Dollar$, you need to Apply to NMSUScholar Dollar$ is open October 1st to March 1st. 

Scholar Dollar$ Application

 

Top Scholarships | State-funded Merit ScholarshipsTransfer ScholarshipsOut-of-state Waivers

Top Scholarships

Award Renewal Requirements
President’s Associates Excellence Scholarship Tuition and fees, $1,625 stipend per semester and the NMSU Housing Scholarship

Awarded using a blind selection process with a maximum of 15 offered each year

3.25 GPA first semester (3.5 GPA thereafter) and pass 15 new credits per semester
High Achiever Leadership Scholarship Tuition and fees and $1,000 stipend per semester

Limited number available

Honors Excel Scholarship Tuition and fees and $500 stipend per semester

Limited number available

Conroy Merit Scholarship Tuition and fees, $2,500 stipend per semester (Fall and Spring) and a $4,000 housing scholarship (Housing scholarship renewable for only one semester. Tuition, fees, and stipend are renewable for 8 semesters.) 3.3 GPA each semester and pass 15 new credits per semester
Conroy Achievement Scholarship Tuition and fees, $1,250 stipend per semester (Fall and Spring) and a $4,000 housing scholarship (Housing scholarship renewable for only one semester. Tuition, fees, and stipend are renewable for 8 semesters.)
NMSU Housing Scholarship $2,000 per semester toward the cost of on-campus housing

Awarded on a competitive basis for a maximum of two semesters

Limited number available

Renewable for one semester only
Regents Success Scholarship Tuition and fees 3.0 GPA first semester (3.0 cumulative GPA thereafter) and pass 15 new credits per semester

State-Funded Merit Scholarships

Award Renewal Requirements
Legislative Lottery Scholarship Percentage of tuition* 2.5 cumulative GPA and pass 15 credits per semester

Consecutive enrollment

Renewable for 7 semesters (3 semesters at a community college)

New Mexico Scholars Scholarship Tuition and fees, and textbook stipend 3.0 GPA and pass 12 new credits per semester (24 credits per year)

Transfer Scholarships

Award Renewal Requirements
Transfer Achievement Scholarship I $2,500 for the year

Limited number available

3.5 or greater semester NMSU GPA and pass 15 new credits per semester

Consecutive enrollment

Four semesters maximum or attainment of a bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first

Transfer Achievement Scholarship II $1,500 for the year

Limited number available

3.0 or greater semester NMSU GPA and pass 15 new credits per semester

Consecutive enrollment

Four semesters maximum or attainment of a bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first

Out-of-State Waivers

Award Renewal Requirements
Out-of-state Competitive In-state tuition rate and $100 stipend per semester 3.5 GPA and pass 15 new credits per semester
135 Mile Texas Tuition 110% of in-state tuition rate Must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress.
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) 150% of in-state tuition rate
Colorado-Arizona Reciprocal In-state tuition rate
Descubre Waiver 150% of in-state tuition rate

Any item in this chart is subject to modification at any time. Typically, students are eligible for only one scholarship or out-of-state tuition waiver, except for the Conroy Merit, Conroy Achievement, and NMSU Housing scholarships. A student may receive a Conroy scholarship and the NMSU Housing Scholarship

*The amount of the Legislative Lottery Scholarship is subject to change by the New Mexico Higher Education Department or the New Mexico Legislature.