News & Upcoming Events

Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME)/El Mezquite Scholarship

Deadline: Friday, December 4, 2015 before 5pm

Click here to learn more and to view the application

The IME/El Mezquite Scholarship, a $2000.00 scholarship, is designed to provide financial assistance to students graduating from a New Mexico high school with the intention of attending the University of New Mexico or currently enrolled as a University of New Mexico college student.  The Selection Committee will base scholarships on educational achievement, leadership qualities, letter of recommendations, a written essay and a strong need for financial assistance.  $1,000 is awarded for Fall 2015 and $1,000 is awarded for Spring 2016.

Latino/a Graduate Fellowship Application for Spring 2016 is now available!

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El Centro de la Raza's Key Programs & Services

El Centro provides the following programs and services to UNM Undergraduate and Graduate students and prospective students:

Student Support

  • Student Advocacy

  • Mentoring

  • Academic Support

  • Research Opportunities

  • Professional & Leadership Development

  • Workshop Series

Academic and Professional Development

  • Academic Guidance

  • Financial Aid/Scholarship Resources

  • Career/Professional Guidance

  • Employment Opportunities

  • Professional Internships & Fellowships (Graduate & Undergraduate Opportunities)

Community Outreach

  • Cultural Programs

  • Service Learning & Civic Engagement

  • Student Organizations

  • Community Events & Conferences

  • Special Events & Activities


  • Computer Pod

  • Study Space

  • Free Printing & Copying 

  • Conference/Library Room

  • Fax Services 

  • Break Room & Kitchen