The University of New Mexico Alumni Association is offering several scholarships for the 2012-13 academic year to assist qualified undergraduate and graduate students. The scholarships, 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 – $500 a semester and up to $1,000 per year, are available to full-time (12 hrs.) undergraduate and graduate students. Applications are available online and must be returned by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 to the Alumni Relations Office, Hodgin Hall, First Floor.

* Scholarship amounts may change annually

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

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

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT / NEED BASED
Criteria: Full-time undergraduate; must demonstrate academic achievement; must demonstrate financial need.

Arthur Friedman Scholarship
$250/semester - $500/year

The Frank V. Kremer, Jr. Scholarship
$250/semester - $500/year

The Harry F. Lee Memorial Scholarship
$500/semester - $1,000/year

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

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

The Lawrence Abraham and Wadette Goze Memorial Scholarship
$500/semester - $1,000/year

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

LEADERSHIP / COMMUNITY SERVICE / CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT
Criteria: Full-time undergraduate; 3.2 or above Grade Point Average; Must demonstrate leadership and service to UNM and the community.

Class of '42 Memorial Scholarship (financial need)
$500/semester - $1,000/year

The Lena Clauve Memorial Scholarship
$400/semester - $800/year

Alumni Association Memorial Scholarship
$250/semester - $500/year

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

The Jean Mullins Macey Scholarship
$500/semester - $1,000/year

GRADUATE
Executive Women International, Albuquerque Chapter

$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 six 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
$500/semester - $1,000/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
$400/semester - $800/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; email: scarr@unm.edu