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P’ôe: Pathways to American Indian Education Training Program at Northern New Mexico College – a collaborative project involving both the Northern Pueblos Institute and the College of Education – is a culturally responsive education initiative that aims to establish members of New Mexico’s 22 tribes, pueblos and urban American Indian populations as effective and qualified teachers, counselors, and/or administrators in public schools.

We are currently recruiting eligible students to apply for scholarships that will cover the cost of tuition and fees. The scholarship application is geared toward students pursuing education fields with the intent to work in New Mexico schools with high American Indian populations. More information about P’ôe can be found at the following: poepathways.com

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe.
  • You must intend to pursue an education degree at Northern New Mexico College.
  • You must intend to enroll for a minimum of six (6) credit hours.
  • Preference will be given to students with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 in college.
  • You must demonstrate that you are making good progress toward a degree and continuous good standing.

Please share the information with your students, colleagues and community members!

Download the Scholarship application here.

For additional information, contact Matthew Martinez, 505 747-5458, martinez@nnmc.edu

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