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ENMU Foundation Scholarships

The ENMU Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)3 charitable organization associated with Eastern New Mexico University. The mission of the foundation is to provide private funding for programs and scholarships not covered by state appropriations, and to build acceptance of and support for the University among various publics ENMU serves.

To Apply for ENMU Foundation Scholarships

You'll apply for ENMU Foundation Scholarships using the new scholarship website which should be available Dec. 1, 2016. When the new scholarship website is available, we'll post the link here and you can then begin the application process. If you have questions, please call the ENMU Foundation at 888.291.5524.

Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

The Daniel's Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS) is designed to benefit motivated non-traditional students who recognize the power of education to create a better life for themselves and their families. The scholarship is available for undergraduate degrees and certificate programs at select two- and four-year colleges and universities in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The Daniels Fund – the legacy of cable television pioneer Bill Daniels – awards grants to participating colleges and universities who then provide need-based scholarships to successful student applicants who are:

  • Adult learners
  • GED recipients
  • Former foster care youth
  • Former juvenile justice youth
  • Returning military
  • Individuals pursuing EMT/paramedic training
  • Individuals pursuing Early Childhood Education (ECE) certification.

If you are interested in applying for a Boundless Opportunity Scholarship, request an application from the Office of Planning and Analysis, Administration Building (AD), Room 204.

Learn more about the BOS >

Native American Tribal Scholarship

Students should request an application from their respective tribe and bring their Financial Need Analysis form (FNA) to the Office of Student Financial Aid. In order to correctly complete FNA and return it to the tribe, the student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and ENMU financial aid file must be complete. Upon review of the Financial Needs Analysis Form, the tribe may offer the student funding. All tribal funds should be sent to the Office of Student Aid for disbursement.

Financial Aid
ENMU Station 20
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130

Students may contact their tribes for applications at the following phone numbers:

  • Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma: 800.522.6170
  • Citizen Potawatomi Nation: 800.880.9880
  • Kenaitze Indian Tribe: 907.283.3633
  • Mescalero Apache Tribe: 575.671.4494
  • Navajo Nation: 800.243.2956
  • Pueblo of Isleta: 575.869.7691
  • Pueblo of Laguna: 575.552.1782
  • Pueblo of Zuni: 575.782.4481

If your tribe is not listed you may contact:

Office of Indian Education Programs
U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
1849 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20240-0001
Phone: 202.208.4871

Outside Donor Scholarships

There are numerous scholarships awarded by agencies, business, and individuals outside of ENMU. We encourage you to apply for scholarships that are offered in your local communities. We further encourage students to apply for scholarships that are awarded through major corporations and foundations. Below we have included links to some of the most frequently awarded outside donor scholarships ENMU students receive. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all outside donor scholarships, it's just a resource to help you get started.

Scholarship Search Links

Caution: legitimate scholarship information should be free.

About ENMU, Portales

Students choose Eastern New Mexico University for our personal touch, accredited academic programs and affordable costs. ENMU offers a variety of services to help students succeed in their academic, personal and professional lives. That's why our slogan is "Student Success–that's what it's all about!"