2024 Application Guide for New Mexico State University President's Associates Award

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 a limited number of the prestigious President’s Associates Excellence Scholarship to freshman students from New Mexico with exceptional academic credentials. These scholarships will be awarded using a blind selection process with a maximum of 15 awards offered each year.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must;
i. Be New Mexico residents
ii. Obtain a minimum high school 3.75 GPA and 28 ACT or 3.5 GPA and 30 ACT 
iii. Have a High school diploma from a NM accredited school, a NM GED, or a NM-HiSET. 
iv. Be attending their first regular semester after graduating from high school.

Value of Scholarship: 
Recipients of the NMSU President’s Associates Excellence Scholarship will receive the following benefits;
i. Tuition and required fees 
ii. $3,250 stipend per academic year and 
iii. One-year NMSU Housing Award 

Renewal Criteria: 3.25 GPA first semester (3.5 cumulative GPA thereafter) and pass 15 new Las Cruces campus credits per semester

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. Complete an application for admission into NMSU and submit all the required credentials by December 1.
ii. Complete and submit a Scholar Dollar$ application and have all the required credentials on file by December 1.

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