2024 Application Guide for University of New Mexico National Merit Finalist Award


Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

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

Scholarship Summary: 
University of New Mexico is awarding the National Merit Finalist Scholarship to domestic freshmen students who are National Merit Finalists.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must;
i. Be US nationals who are National Merit Finalists

Renewal Policy
Complete 15 new credit hours with a 3.3 GPA each semester (fall and spring semesters).
Value of Scholarship: 
The UNM National Merit Finalist Scholarship is valued as approximately $23,000 per year — covers base tuition, fees, and housing. The National Merit Finalist scholarship is renewable for 4 years.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
There is no separate scholarship application; simply apply and be admitted into UNM by Dec 1.

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