STEM Scholarships

All scholarship applications have deadlines that must be met. It’s advisable to begin researching scholarship opportunities early in your senior year, or even in your junior year, of high school.

Toyota High School Scholarship Challenge»

This contest is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the state of New Mexico and are a graduating Senior (Graduating 2021) in high school at the time of entry. All entrants must reside in and/or attend a High School in New Mexico, zip code relevant.

Barnes W. Rose, Jr. and Eva Rose Nickol Scholarship Program»

This award is for a Albuquerque High School senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the STEM majors: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics.

Funding your Vocational Degree»

During a vocational program, students build career-ready skills in fields like healthcare, manufacturing, and technology. Earning a vocational certificate or degree prepares graduates for high-demand careers in many different industries.

NM Engineering Foundation Student Scholarships»

High school scholarships are offered in the spring and are designated for graduating high school seniors at New Mexico high schools who plan to pursue undergraduate degrees in engineering, math, or science.

General NM Scholarships»

Check out these Albuquerque Community Foundation (ACF) scholarship links for New Mexico students (not restricted to STEM).

Generation Google Scholarship»

The Generation Google Scholarship was established to help aspiring computer scientists excel in technology and become leaders in the field.

NM Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship Program»

“Your Turn Behind the Wheel” Scholarship for New Mexico students 15-17 years old, Deadline: April
"Teen Driver” Scholarship for New Mexico students 16-18 years old, Deadline: March

Woodcock Family Education Scholarship Program»

Established to support students in the fields of science and math in the Albuquerque metro area (includes Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia and Torrance Counties).

Computer Science Scholarships»

Find scholarships that are open to any and all students pursuing CS and other STEM disciplines or find others that are more targeted.

UNM School of Engineering Scholarship for NM MESA Students»

All incoming freshman are strongly encouraged to submit a scholarship application along with the UNM Admission application. By submitting a single application, students will be considered for a number of scholarships.

NMSU College of Engineering Matching Scholarship

In 2016, NMSU College of Engineering announced their commitment to match our MESA loyalty award for any student attending NMSU. Connect with your NM MESA regional coordinator to learn more!

NMOST Advancing Young Women in STEM Scholarship»

NMOST is committed to advancing and diversifying the STEM field. Women continue to be underrepresented in STEM and tend to face more obstacles in their education and career. This scholarship is designed to assist and encourage young women pursuing a STEM career.