TRIO New Mexico Collegiate Scholarship Competition 2018

TRIO NM invites Student Support Services and Ronald E. McNair TRIO program participants to apply for a one time Collegiate Scholarship. Deadline: Thursday Oct 25, 2018.

The TRIO New Mexico Collegiate Scholarship Application is for those TRIO students who are currently participating in a SSS or McNair program and are enrolled at a post-secondary institution at least part-time (6 cr. hrs) for Fall 2018. Students must have completed at least 1 semester of college as a degree seeking student and have a college GPA (dual credit or non-degree semesters are not applicable).

All applicants must complete application, complete short essays, upload resume, upload unofficial transcripts and upload proof of participation.  The application is submitted online.  To access the application please click here.

All applicants will be notified within 30 days of scholarship deadline regarding the status of their application.  Scholarships will be awarded in November/December 2018 upon verification of current enrollment at a college/university and thank you card to donors/sponsors.

**If you have any issues submitting this form please contact the scholarship chair at

We look forward to reading your students' scholarship applications.

Thank you.

The TRIO NM Scholarship Committee

9 scholarships will be available:

5 TRIO NM Scholarships at $250 each

2 Alex Gonzalez Memorial Scholarships sponsored by Mastery Prep at $250

1 Social Innovation Strategies Scholarship at $250

1 Walter O. Mason Scholarship at $500*

*One scholarship of $500, honoring the late Walter O. Mason Jr., will be awarded to the applicant who demonstrates a commitment to education and academic success. Walter O. Mason Jr. dedicated 20+ years to the TRIO community.  He was instrumental in assisting with drafting the Higher and Continuing Education Act of 1965, developing Upward Bound, serving as a Senior Program Officer and establishing the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs.  This scholarship is made possible by the Walter O. Mason Jr. Foundation and SWASAP. 

TRIO New Mexico 2018 Pre-Collegiate Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 Pre-collegiate Scholarship recipients! 

Berenise RiveraDavid AmendarizEric Olaguir, Haley WhitakerDeAngelo Montoya, and Anthony Perez.

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