Scholarship deadline extended to Feb. 21

The University of New Mexico Alumni Association is offering several scholarships to assist qualified undergraduate and graduate students. The scholarships, which are made possible through gifts from alumni, friends and chapters, cover a variety of areas including academic achievement, education, leadership/community service and campus involvement, and women's scholarships.

The scholarships, with awards that range from $250 – $750 a semester and up to $1,500 a year, are available to full-time (12 hrs.) undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarship amounts may change annually. Applications are available online and must be returned by 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 21 to the Alumni Relations Office, in the N.M. Law Center Building, located at 1117 Stanford NE.

For more information about the scholarships or any questions, contact Roberta Ricci at abqricci@unm.edu or (505) 277-9085.

For a complete list of scholarships see below or peruse and apply online at:
Alumni Association Scholarships.

Academic Achievement/Need Based
• Arthur Friedman Scholarship:
$750/semester - $1,500/year

• The Frank V. Kremer, Jr. Scholarship:
$375/semester - $750/year

• The John "Puffy" Leonard Memorial Scholarship:
$500/semester - $1,000/year

• The Wood Clements Endowed Scholarship:
$250/semester - $500/year

• UNM Alumni Harvey Scholarship:
$250/semester - $500/year

Criteria: Full-time undergraduate; Must demonstrate academic achievement; Must demonstrate financial need

Education
• The Lawrence Abraham and Wadette Goze Memorial Scholarship:
$375/semester - $750/year

• The Kathleen McCann Lambda Theta Scholarship:
$500/semester - $1,000/year

Criteria: Must be a student of teacher education in the College of Education at UNM; 3.5 or above Grade Point Average

Leadership/Community Service/Campus Involvement
• Class of '42 Memorial Scholarship: (financial need)
$750/semester - $1,500/year

• The Lena Clauve Memorial Scholarship:
$700/semester - $1,400/year

• Alumni Association Memorial Scholarship:
$375/semester - $750/year

Criteria: Full-time undergraduate; 3.2 or above Grade Point Average; Must demonstrate leadership and service to UNM and the community

Women's Scholarships
The Jean Mullins Macey Scholarship

$450/semester - $900/year

Criteria: Full-time junior or senior woman at UNM; 3.0 or better grade point average; Outstanding campus service

Graduate
Executive Women International, Albuquerque Chapter

$700/semester – $1,400/year

Criteria:
• Female preparing to advance her current career, change careers, or re-enter the workforce.
• During the time of the scholarship, the recipient should be enrolled in a minimum of 6 graduate hours.
• Satisfactory academic standing (GPA of 3.0 or better).
• Outstanding campus (or community) service and leadership

Albuquerque Branch AAUW Scholarship for Graduate Women
$250/semester - $500/year

Criteria:
• Female preparing to advance her current career, change careers, or re-enter the workforce.
• During the time of the scholarship, the recipient should be enrolled in a minimum of 6 graduate hours.
• Satisfactory academic standing (GPA of 3.0 or better).
• Outstanding campus (or community) service and leadership

Anne J. Brown – Master of Public Administration Graduate Scholarship
$750/semester - $1,500/year

Criteria:
• Must be enrolled in the Masters of Public Administration (MPA) graduate program at UNM.
• Must have successfully completed 6 credit hours as a regular student in the MPA program.
• Must be enrolled for a minimum of 5 graduate hours per semester during the scholarship period

Media contact: Steve Carr (505) 277-1821; e-mail: scarr@unm.edu