Apply Today for a 2021 NMCUEF College Scholarship

November 11th, 2020 by admin

WHO CAN APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP?
Any New Mexico resident who is going to attend an accredited New Mexico college or university as an
undergraduate student.
DOES CNM QUALIFY AS A COLLEGE?
Yes! Any vocational, two-year or four-year college or university in New Mexico qualifies.
WHERE CAN WE GET MORE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS?
Additional copies can be obtained by reproducing the forms that you have or visiting the Credit Union Association of New Mexico Web site at cuanm.org.
WHERE DOES THE STUDENT SEND THE APPLICATION?
Hand delivered scholarships will not be accepted
Applications should be mailed to:
NM CU Education Foundation
4200 Wolcott Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
WHEN WILL THE SCHOLARSHIP BE AWARDED?
The scholarships will be awarded the second quarter of 2021 and mailed directly to the financial aid office at
the recipient’s designated school in August. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, February 26, 2021.
Only completed applications post marked by Friday, February 26, 2021 will be considered.
WHAT ARE THE SCHOLARSHIPS BASED ON?
The Foundation’s Board of Directors review all scholarship applications for eligibility and then base their
decisions on the following criteria (not necessarily in this order): financial need, scholastic achievement,
presentation, extra curricular activities/community service, and references.

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION HERE

SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA SHEET
FOR APPLICANTS

SCHOLARSHIP DEFINITION:
An annual scholarship in an amount to be determined by the Foundation Board of Directors
• Paid directly to a New Mexico institution at the beginning of the fall semester
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
• Applicants must be New Mexico residents (State residency requirement is one year)
• Graduating high school seniors must have a 2.8 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)
• Undergraduate students must have a 2.8 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale). Only undergraduate
students are eligible
• Undergraduate students must currently be enrolled as a full-time student (no less than 12 credit hours)
• Must submit a copy of a recent transcript (does not have to be an official copy)
• Applicants must provide at least one letter of recommendation
• Applicants must use the scholarship to attend an accredited vocational school, technical school, college or university
in New Mexico
• Applicants must submit a completed application (Note: There are two pages to be completed for scholarship
application to be eligible), which must be postmarked no later than Friday, February 26, 2021, for consideration for
the 2021-2022 academic year. Scholarship recipients will be notified within 60 days of the deadline.
• This is a one-time scholarship. Persons who wish to receive additional scholarships must re-apply each year.
Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of funds available and the applicant’s eligibility.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED BY
FRIDAY, February 26, 2021.

Send applications to:
NEW MEXICO CREDIT UNION EDUCATION FOUNDATION
4200 Wolcott Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Hand delivered applications will not be accepted
The New Mexico Credit Union Education Foundation does not discriminate
on the basis of age, race, creed, national origin or gender.

Comments are closed.