Graduate Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $7,200
⏳ Rolling

Scholarship Description

The Graduate Scholarship was created to increase graduate enrollment at public post-secondary institutions for students from groups underrepresented in graduate education. Students may receive up to $7,200 per year.

  • Priority will be given to New Mexico students from those groups with the most severe under-representation and students with the greatest financial need.
  • A citizen of the United States or permanent resident.
  • Agree to serve in an unpaid internship or assistantship at the eligible institution, a government agency or private industry approved by his major department for ten hours per week during the academic year.
  • Eligible according to a standard needs analysis or financial aid officer’s professional judgment.

Each scholarship is awarded for a period of one academic year.  A recipient who remains in good academic standing in his/her course of study, as determined by the institution, may receive the scholarship for a total of two years for master’s degree program students.

Students shall contact his or her institution for the eligibility period and deadlines.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Financial need analysis required

How To Apply

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Donor: New Mexico Commission on Higher Education

The organization promotes and coordinates high quality postsecondary education partnerships that are responsive to changing needs and serve all New Mexicans.