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Beginning Out-of-State Freshmen Scholarships

Application priority deadline is Aug. 1 for fall and Jan. 3 for spring. Fill out an application to be considered for these scholarships. (The Texas 135-Mile Tuition Waiver does not require an application.)

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Freshman Academic Scholarship
Amount: $200–$3,000 per academic year (click to see award amounts and more information)
Requirements:
  • Minimum score of 20 on ACT or 940 on SAT (national test)
Continuation:
  • Students with ACT scores of 20–21 or SAT scores of 940–1019 may receive for only the fall and spring semesters of freshman year if they complete at least 12 hours each semester with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Students with ACT scores of 22 and higher or SAT scores of 1020 and higher may renew for a total of eight semesters if the following requirements are met:
    • First year (fall/spring semesters): Complete 12 hours per semester with a 3.0 GPA.
    • Second and subsequent years: Complete 15 hours per semester with a 3.2 GPA.

Competitive Waiver
Amount: Waives the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. (Colorado Scholar and Texas 135-Mile scholarships awarded separately.)
Requirements:
  • 3.0 cumulative high school GPA and a 23 ACT or 1060 SAT score (national test) or
  • 3.5 cumulative high school GPA and a 20 ACT or 940 SAT score (national test)


Continuation:
Students who complete at least 12 hours per semester with a 2.5 GPA are eligible to receive the waiver for eight semesters or receipt of degree.

Colorado Scholar Tuition Waiver
Amount: Waives the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition
Requirements:
  • Colorado resident
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA and 20 ACT or 940 SAT score (national test)
Continuation:

Students who complete 15 hours with a minimum 2.0 GPA each semester are eligible to receive the scholarship for up to eight consecutive semesters.

 
Texas 135-Mile Tuition Waiver
Amount: Waives the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition (more information)
Requirements:
  • Texas resident living within 135 miles of Portales

Note: No application is required.

Western Undergraduate Exchange
Amount: in-state tuition plus 50 percent
Requirements:
  • Be admitted to ENMU-Portales under standard admissions criteria.
  • Maintain 2.5 cumulative GPA and must successfully complete 12 hours each semester at ENMU. (credit by exam excluded)
  • Must be residents of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
  • Submit supporting documentation of residency in home state