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Out-of-State Competitive Scholarship

Renewal requirements for the Out-of-State Competitive Scholarship are as follows:

  • Continue to be admitted to the Main NMSU Las Cruces campus
  • Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum enrollment of 15 new credit hours at the Las Cruces campus each semester following the first regular semester**
  • 3.5 cumulative NMSU GPA
  • 8 semester maximum or attainment of a Bachelor’s Degree (graduation), whichever comes first

For transfer students, the semester maximum includes all transfer semesters from previous institution(s).
Students who lose their scholarship may submit an appeal for reconsideration due to extenuating circumstances.

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