Financial Aid

Altrusa International of Alamogordo Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Criteria:

You must be a resident of Otero County
Must show a financial need
Must attach official transcript or GED score
Must enroll for a minimum of 6 credit hours at NMSU-A
Must attach two (2) written letters of reference from individuals other than family

Deadline: May 7, 2014

Mass Mutual Scholars

Amount:

A total of $150,000 in scholarships will be awarded for the 2014/15 school year

Criteria:

Open to students of all majors
Will be entering sophomore, junior, senior or 5th-year senior year in pursuit of an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university
Plan to attend a degree-seeking program, full-time at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the 2014-2015 academic year
Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Preference will be given to students who demonstrate:
– An interest in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry
– Leadership and participation in extracurricular activities
Must complete and submit for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov
Must show proof of U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired)
A total of $150,000 in scholarships will be awarded for the 2014-15 school year
Selected students attending accredited 2 year and 4 year colleges/universities will be awarded $2,500 or $5,000 respectively

Apply online at http://massmutual.scholarsapply.org

Deadline: May 2, 2014 5:00pm Central Time

Goedeker’s College Scholarship

Goedeker’s College Scholarship

Win up to $500 for Books

About Goedeker’s

Goedeker’s is a St. Louis-based, family-oriented company dedicated to excellence in service, convenience in shopping, and offering quality products at affordable prices. We sell an expansive selection of name brand kitchen appliances, washers and dryers, mattresses, and other home furnishings, both online and at our showroom location in St. Louis.

Applying for a Scholarship

Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Awards Available

The grand prize is a $500 scholarship. Two $100 scholarships will also be awarded to honorable mention entries.

This scholarship applies toward the fall 2014 semester. It is not meant to cover the expenses of summer classes.

These scholarships will be granted through our contest annually.

Submission Requirements

Essay length should be 300 words minimum

Proof that you have a 3.0 GPA or higher

Clear contact information (name, mailing address, preferred means of contact)

A few sentences about yourself and a recent photo of yourself which will be used for publicity purposes on Goedeker’s Home Life blog

Proof that you are enrolled in an accredited college for the spring 2014 semester OR proof that you have been accepted at an accredited college for the fall 2014 semester

Please attach the items listed above to an email and send them to Matt at matt [dot] davids [at] goedekers [dot] com with the subject line “Scholarship Essay Entry.”

Eligibility

Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, studying abroad, or taking classes online, you can enter. Any major or field of study is acceptable.

High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for the upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well.

You must either be enrolled for the spring 2014 or registered for the fall 2014 semester. Being enrolled in summer classes does not make you eligible to enter.

Deadline to Enter

We will consider submissions of essays until the entry deadline, which is July 31, 2014, at 12am CDT.

Winners Announced

The honorable mentions will be awarded on August 11 and August 12, 2014.

The grand prize will be awarded on August 13, 2014.

All announcements will be made on Goedeker’s Home Life blog.

- See more at: http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship#sthash.x7PLsHlB.dpuf

SpringBoard! Scholarships for Women -2014-

SpringBoard!, a program of the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico, will award $1,000 scholarships in 2014 to deserving southern New Mexico women who are pursuing higher education at a southern New Mexico community college or vocational school. In addition, an “Over the Rainbow” $500 scholarship is available for a southern New Mexico woman attending either New Mexico State University or Doña Ana Community College as an undergraduate.

Criteria:
The SpringBoard! Scholarships can be awarded to both traditional and non-traditional* (female) undergraduate students entering or enrolled in a community college in southern New Mexico.
The OTR Scholarship can be awarded to a non-traditional, undergraduate (female) student attending either NMSU or a Southern New Mexico Community College.
* “Non-traditional” is defined as women who are not entering or did not enter college directly from high school. (SpringBoard! also offers grants for GED testing fees – separate application.)
Following is a description of the scholarships available:

Over the Rainbow Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Dorothy Ellen Baker who valued higher education for women. The daughter of an Appalachian coal miner, she dreamed of attending college however it was financially out of reach for her and the school she wanted to attend excluded women. Her belief in the importance of college for women eventually inspired two of her daughters to complete their Ph.D.s and become professors; one is a long-time professor of government at New Mexico State University. This $500 scholarship is awarded annually to a woman who is a non-traditional student with a financial need and is attending either New Mexico State University or Doña Ana Community College as an undergraduate. The student may use it in any way to further her education. In addition, a student may be awarded the scholarship a second year.

SpringBoard! Scholarship
Created by women for women, the SpringBoard! Scholarship program was established in 2004 to help improve the lives of women in southern New Mexico by providing opportunities for advanced education. This scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate female students from throughout southern New Mexico who are pursuing higher education at a southern New Mexico community college in preparation for a career.

Deadline Date: APRIL 30, 2014, 5:00 p.m. at:
Community Foundation of Southern N.M.
301 South Church Street, Suite H
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

The Local Lodge Scholarships are now available for High School students, Adult students as well as Lodge Members and their dependents.
Note- Members applications are only accessible by Registered website users.
Applications must be received by May 13th, 2014

Information and applications are available at: iam2515.org

P.E.O Chapter AV Jerry Bruggeman Memorial Scholarship

NMSU-A Web Developer | February 26, 2014

Amount:
Four $1,000 scholarship

Criteria:
Must be a graduating female senior from any Otero County high school
Must be a U.S. citizen
Must be a resident of Otero County
Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
Must be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited school of higher learning

For more information or to pick up an application, visit the guidance office of any Otero County high school.

Deadline: March 31, 2014

Tharp Educational Scholarship

NMSU-A Web Developer | February 25, 2014

The Grace UMC Endowment Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of applications for the Tharp Educational, Kiel Bonnell, Dr. Joe & Zoe Emanuel, and J.E.T. Scholarships. Scholarships are open to qualifying graduating high school seniors and current full-time college students in Otero County.

Applications are available on the church website, (site address on front page) from menu under “Ministries & Missions” select “Scholarships.” Application and required accompanying documents must be returned no later than 4:00 PM on March 31, 2014 to Grace UMC, 1206 Greenwood Ln. Questions may be directed to: gumc.endowment.foundation@gmail.com. Please put name of scholarship on email subject line.

2014-2015 Fall Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Award

NMSU-A Web Developer | February 25, 2014

Thermo Fisher Scientific is offering our future science scholars an opportunity to win $10,000 in scholarship funding for the 2014-2015 Fall semester. This scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for the future generation of scientists. Graduate students or undergraduate students must be enrolled in an accredited college for the 2014-2015 Fall semester to qualify for this scholarship. A pre-selected committee will award two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships among the candidates.

Scholarship Award Criteria:

- Candidate must be enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited college or university for
the 2014-2015 Fall semester
- Candidate must have a declared major of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related life science field
- Graduate students must have received an accumulative undergraduate GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Graduate students should be maintaining a GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale during Graduate School
- Sophomores and Juniors must have an accumulative college GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Freshman must have an accumulative high school GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
- Candidates must complete an application & submit unofficial transcripts [if selected, an official transcript will be required]
- Although not required for an application, references can be submitted to:
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Attn: Scholarship Reference
3734 N. Meridian Rd
Rockford, IL 61107
or via email to PierceScholarship@thermofisher.com.
- Deadline for applicants is 3:00:00 p.m. on August 1, 2014

Kappa Kappa Iota Beta State Scholarship

NMSU-A Web Developer | February 25, 2014

Amount: Varies

Criteria:College Education majors

Deadline: June 1, 2014 for 2014/2015

Applications available at the NMSU-A Financial Aid Office in Room 603
Applications should be returned to:

Linda Porter, Beta State Scholarship Chairman
27 Calle Cadena
La Luz, NM 88337

National Federation of the Blind Scholarships

NMSU-A Web Developer | February 6, 2014

Amount: Varies

The National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico is accepting applications for the three scholarship awards to be given on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at its state convention banquet in Albuquerque.

Application forms, due by Feb 28, 2014, can be obtained through scholarship chair, Peggy Chong, by emailing peggychong@earthlink.net or by calling 505-508-1978.