Are you passionate about pursuing your education, but need some help?
The Children of the Pueblo, Inc. Scholarship provides disadvantaged children certain educational opportunities. Approved applicants are awarded scholarships, which are paid directly to the University (defined below) to cover some or all, at least in part, and help or assist in providing funding to an approved student who has committed to pursue higher education at the University of New Mexico, (the “University”) located at 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, including for example only registration fees, books, tutoring, tuition fees/costs, room and board, and other related expenses. The scholarship is intended to be offered to an approved student with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better and is of Native American decent to one of the pueblos of New Mexico. Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the committee based on all applications submitted and the availability of Children of the Pueblo Scholarship funds. Considerations will be based on meeting our criteria. The maximum amount that may be awarded is $5,000.00 per approved applicant. Applicants may only apply once a year. Students may reapply in coming years unless they have been awarded a scholarship in past years. Scholarship applications must be received no later than 5:00pm March 31, 2016.
Criteria for eligibility of applicants
➢ Must be between the ages of 16 and 25 years old and be enrolled in a New Mexico high school or complete the GED equivalency exam (with Honors)
➢ Commit to attending the University
➢ Maintain a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
➢ Submit official transcripts upon graduation from high school and/or copy of GED certificate
➢ Submit a copy of your Letter of Acceptance to the University of New Mexico
➢ Submit a copy of your Certificate of Indian Blood (CIB)
➢ Photograph of yourself
➢ Submit two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor and/or employer
➢ Attach to the application, a minimum 500 word essay regarding your experience as a child and how it helped you be the person you are today. Also include how this scholarship will benefit/impact you.
➢ Provide written documentation demonstrating financial hardship o W-2 Form, DSS Form, SSI Form, Unemployment Statements, Social Security, Child Support Order, All 1099 Forms, 2 Current Consecutive Pay Stubs, etc.
➢ Application must be completed by student and his/her parent, guardian, or head of household, with all requested information.
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Children of the Pueblo
800 East Stanford Ave.
Englewood, Colorado 80113