2024 Application Guide for New Mexico State University Non-Resident Freshman Awards

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 1st of December, 2023

Scholarship Summary: 
NMSU is awarding merit scholarships to a number of domestic freshman students who are New Mexico non-residents, with excellent academic credentials.
Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must;
i. Obtain a minimum 3.5 – 3.69 GPA or Academic Index of 133 – 144.99 
ii. Be US citizens or residents 

Value of Scholarship: 
The NMSU Out-of-State Freshmen Merit Scholarships are valued as follows;
i. Hadley Honors Out-of-State Scholarship: $4,000 per academic year {3.9 GPA or Academic Index of 159 and above}
ii. Crimson Success Out-of-State Scholarship: $3,000 per academic year {3.7 – 3.89 GPA or Academic Index of 145 – 158.99}
iii. 1888 Leadership Out-of-State Scholarship: $2,000 per academic year {3.5 – 3.69 GPA or Academic Index of 133 – 144.99}

The above Out-of-State Scholarships may be awarded in addition to an Out-of-State Tuition Discount (a student can qualify for only one scholarship and one tuition discount).

Out-of-State Scholarships are renewable for three consecutive years, after the initial award year, unless otherwise stated. Students must be admitted and enrolled in 15 credit hours at NMSU’s Main campus to receive these scholarships.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
There is no separate scholarship application; simply apply and be admitted to NMSU with required transcripts and ACT/SAT scores on file by December 1.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the NMSU Freshman Scholarship Page.