Scholarships at Northern

Mana del Norte Scholarship / Apply by July 1, 2019

Scholarships assist Hispanic women from northern New Mexico in continuing and/or completing their post-secondary education with a focus on the nontraditional student, such as single heads of household, re-entry into college, and first-generation college bound. Download the application.

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Northern New Mexico Tribal Business Scholarship — Apply by June 15, 2019

$1500 one-time award for Native American students from Northern New Mexico pursuing finance and business-related degrees. A Tribal/Laboratory Advisory Committee evaluates applications and awards recipients. Apply online at

There are many scholarship opportunities for students at Northern.

The Northern Scholarship application is available each spring for the Fall semester. Other Northern scholarships are available through the College (including the Bridge Scholarship) and from state and national foundations. In addition, there are outside scholarship opportunities that do not involve Northern New Mexico College directly, including the Legislative Lottery Scholarship.


Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, our experienced faculty, and NORTHERN provides students with unique opportunities for academic, personal and professional growth. “You will have personalized attention, something difficult to get at larger colleges. We provide strong hands-on experiences from day one.” –Dr. Ivan Lopez, Dean, College of Engineering & Technology
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.