El Centro Scholarships

Ida Romero Scholarship

The Ida Romero Memorial Scholarship will be offered to students demonstrating financial need and perseverance in overcoming obstacles.  The application assessment is based on:

1)            Essay questions

2)            Financial Aid

3)            General Activities on and off campus

4)            Honors, awards, and academic achievements

5)            Employment, internships, co-ops

6)            Volunteer work/commitment to community

7)            Grade Point Average (GPA)

Selection will be based on a point system.  Each item will be awarded points for the total overall rating.  The award will be credited to the students’ account at the beginning of the fall semester (individuals of under-represented groups, single parents, and non-traditional students are encouraged to apply).

DEADLINE TO APPLY WAS:  Friday, APRIL 11, 2014.  The Scholarship has been closed for 2014.  

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Emergency Student Scholarships

El Centro de la Raza offers “emergency student scholarships” that are available to any UNM student who can demonstrate critical financial need for the current semester.

Undergraduate emergency scholarship recipients are provided one $400 scholarship award (only one allowed per academic year).

Graduate emergency scholarship recipients are provided one $550 scholarship award (only one allowed per academic year).

Scholarships are provided on a first come, first serve basis and will be available beginning of Spring, Fall and Summer semesters.

Scholarships will be avaliable in the Fall 2014

How to apply for an emergency scholarship:
  1. Pickup a scholarship applicaiton at El Centro de la Raza at front desk.
  2. Schedule an appointment with one of the El Centro Advisors.
  3. Fill out the application and required supporting documentation.
  4. Schedule appointment with El Centro Director for final approval (you must bring completed application packet with Advisor signature)

 

Student Professional Development Scholarships

El Centro de la Raza offers “student professional development scholarships” that are available to any undergraduate or graduate student seeking financial assistance to participate or present at a professional or academic conference. Scholarship recipients are provided a scholarship award up to $300 maximum and only one will be allowed per academic year, per student. Scholarships are provided on a first come, first serve basis and will be available beginning of Spring, Fall and Summer semesters.

How to apply for a professional development scholarship:

  1. Pickup a scholarship applicaiton at El Centro de la Raza at front desk.
  2. Fill out the application and requirements and submit all supporting documentation
    1. Schedule appointment with El Centro Director, Rosa Isela Carventes, for approval (you must bring completed application packet)