Scholarship Opportunities

ENMU-Ruidoso Scholarships available

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ENMU-Ruidoso Foundation Scholarships available

Scholarship Name Annual Award Requirements Renewal Requirements
Back 2 U $250.00
  • Currently enrolled full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Lincoln County or Mescalero Resident
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Bennett Trust Fund $500.00
  • Currently enrolled at least half-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Lincoln County or Mescalero Resident
  • Native American
  • Seeking a Certificate of Completion
    (Medical, Culinary, etc.)
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Bill Rakocy Art
Scholarship
$250.00
  • Currently enrolled full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Based on demonstrated need or exceptional aptitude
  • Enrolled in art classes
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Eddy McMinn, Vivian &
Staci Belmont (McMinn),
& Daena Johnson
Memorial Scholarship
$250.00
  • Currently enrolled full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Minimum 12 Credit Hours completed
  • Degree Seeking in Science, Health Care or Education
  • Lincoln County resident
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Gene Burdine
Scholarship
$1,000.00
  • Currently enrolled full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Community Service/financial need considered
  • Business Administration Majors
  • Hospitality & Tourism Majors
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
  • Awarded in fall for fall and spring
City Bank
Scholarship
$250.00
  • Currently enrolled at least half-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Lincoln County resident
  • Non-traditional student
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Community Choir Free Tuition
Only for class
  • Enrolled in Community Choir
  • Must reapply
Classic Industries, Inc.
General Contractors
Richard J. and Gloria I.
Lara Scholarship
$500.00
  • Currently enrolled full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Enrolled in a degree-seeking program
  • Single parent with dependent
    children living in the household
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
  • Awarded in fall for fall and spring
Daniel P Austin
Memorial Scholarship
$1,000.00
  • Need Based
  • Has minimum of 30 earned hours
  • Degree-seeking in Business, Science or Education
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Deborah Hewitt MD
Scholarship
$500.00
  • Currently enrolled at least half-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Low income female with children
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Dr. Bernie and Phyllis Hulme
Scholarship
$1,000.00
  • Degree-seeking in Computer Science,
    Business, Accounting or Education
  • Single Mom or returning student
  • Need based
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Lori Hulmes &
Michael Aitkens
$1,000.00
  • Currently enrolled full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
Drs. Steve and Martha
Ellis Scholarship
$1,000.00
  • ENMU-Ruidoso student
  • Must have completed 24 credit hours
  • Financial need a consideration,
    but not required
  • Must be a History or Psychology Major
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Hubbard Foundation Scholarship
Prorated: 12 hours
Prorated: 9 hours
Prorated: 6 hours
$1,500.00
$1,125.00
$ 750.00
  • Currently enrolled at least half-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Must have completed 6 hours at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Non-traditional student
  • Degree plan for an Associate’s Degree or Certification
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Renewable up to four years provided the student maintains requirements.
  • Interview with donor required
The Ilana Cornelius
‘Pay It Forward’ Scholarship
$500.00
$1,500.00
  • Non-Traditional adult who chooses advanced practice licensure as a career
  • Must be a HS or GED graduate
  • Must meet all entry-level GPA requirements for nursing
  • Must attend at least full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso for obtaining pre-requisites and co-requisites;
    ENMU-Roswell for AND; BSN and advanced study at the college of applicant’s choice
  • Continuous scholarship if all requirements are met
  • Upon receipt of RN applicant commits to donate a like amount back to the scholarship
Jim and Nancy Miller
Scholarships
$1,000.00
  • Currently enrolled full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • High school or GED graduate
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Josie’s Framery Art Scholarship $250.00
  • Degree seeking in Art
  • Need based
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Linda Miller
Art Scholarship
$250.00
  • Currently enrolled full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Based on demonstrated need or exceptional aptitude
  • Enrolled in Art classes
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
New Mexico
Land & Title –
Chili Currier
Scholarship
$1,000.00
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a current New Mexico resident
  • Must be a NM high school graduate or have received a GED through a NM Dept. of Education approved program
  • Enrolled in minimum of 6 hours if maintaining a full-time job/minimum of 9 hours with a part-time job (15-20 hrs. week)/minimum of 12 hours if not employed
  • Need based
  • 3.0 GPA for maximum of 2 semesters
  • Letter of recommendation from an
    individual within the title industry
  • Letter of recommendation from an
    individual in the community
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Rotary $1,000.00
  • Currently enrolled full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Lincoln County Resident
  • Non-traditional Student
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Ruidoso White Mountain
Medical Scholarship
$150.00
  • Currently enrolled at least half-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
The Lincoln County
Community Foundation
Legacy Fund
$250.00
  • Must be registered for summer classes
  • Only awarded in the summer
  • Must be a Lincoln County resident
  • Need based
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria
Sierra Blanca Wildland
Fire Academy First
Responder Scholarship
$1,000.00
  • Must be enrolled at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Enrolled part- or full-time
  • Certificate or Degree-seeking
  • Preference may be given to Non-traditional students
  • Preference given to students with 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Separate application must be completed for this Scholarship
  • Send completed application to:
    ENMU-Ruidoso
    SBWFA-Scholarship Committee
    709 Mechem Dr., Ruidoso, NM 88345
Viola Montes $1,000.00
  • Hondo High School graduate
  • Need based
  • Maintain 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Currently enrolled full-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • One time award
Wesley Brown
Memorial Scholarship
$1,000.00
  • Ruidoso High School graduate (any year)
  • Need based
  • ENMU-Ruidoso student only
  • One time award
Zia Natural Gas
Company Scholarship
$1,000.00
  • Currently enrolled at least half-time at ENMU-Ruidoso
  • Ineligible for the NM Lottery
  • Non-traditional Freshman
  • Enrolled in the fields of Engineering,
    Business or Science
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must reapply
  • Must meet same criteria