Transfer Students

Scholarships are awarded by Enrollment Services, the ENMU Foundation and various academic departments to current and incoming students. The Office of Financial Aid administers these funds after they have been awarded.

Transfer Academic Scholarship

Amount: $200-$700 per academic year

Application deadline: for priority consideration, apply by Aug. 1 for fall and Jan. 3 for spring. Applications may be considered until two weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. In order for us to be able to process your scholarship application, you should apply for admission first, because you won't be eligible to receive an Admissions Scholarship until you are admitted to ENMU.

Eligibility: have a 3.5 or higher cumulative college GPA

Continuation: may be awarded up to four consecutive semesters or receipt of degree (whichever comes first) if you complete at least 15 hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.

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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Amount: in-state: $450 per semester; Out-of-state: $450 per semester, plus a waiver of the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. Only a limited number of this scholarship are awarded.

Eligibility:

  • Be a Phi Theta Kappa member with a 3.5 cumulative college GPA, who has earned an associate degree or minimum of 60 hours of college credit.
  • Proof of Phi Theta Kappa membership is required. Please provide a copy of your membership card.

Application deadline: for priority consideration, apply by Aug. 1 for fall and Jan. 3 for spring. Applications may be considered until two weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. In order for us to be able to process your scholarship application, you should apply for admission first, because you won't be eligible to receive an Admissions Scholarship until you are admitted to ENMU.

May be awarded up to four consecutive semesters or receipt of degree (whichever comes first) if you complete at least 15 hours with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

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Transfer Competitive Waiver

Amount: waives the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition (Colorado Scholar and Texas 135-Mile scholarships awarded separately, see below.)

Application deadline: for priority consideration, apply by Aug. 1 for fall and Jan. 3 for spring. Applications may be considered until two weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. In order for us to be able to process your scholarship application, you should apply for admission first, because you won't be eligible to receive an Admissions Scholarship until you are admitted to ENMU.

Eligibility: Meet one of the following requirements:

  • 3.5 cumulative college GPA
  • 3.0 cumulative high school GPA and a 23 ACT or 1060 SAT score (national test)
  • 3.5 cumulative high school GPA and a 20 ACT or 940 SAT score (national test)

Continuation: may be awarded up to four consecutive semesters or receipt of degree (whichever comes first) if you complete at least 12 hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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Arizona Tuition Waiver

Amount: waives the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition (Colorado Scholar and Texas 135-Mile scholarships awarded separately, see below.)

Application deadline: for priority consideration, apply by Aug. 1 for fall and Jan. 3 for spring. Applications may be considered until two weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. In order for us to be able to process your scholarship application, you should apply for admission first, because you won't be eligible to receive an Admissions Scholarship until you are admitted to ENMU. You must reapply for this tuition waiver every year.

Listed below are the priorities in which the applications will be reviewed:

  • Priority l: Returning ENMU student on the waiver with a cumulative ENMU GPA of 2.5
  • Priority II: New transfer students with a minimum 2.5 GPA from Pima, Cochise, Eastern Arizona, Northland Pioneer, Central Arizona community colleges
  • Priority III: Arizona resident, first-time freshman: 2.5 cumulative high school GPA and a 20 ACT or 940 SAT score or transfer: 2.5 college GPA
  • Priority IV: Returning ENMU student on the waiver with less than a 2.5 but no less than a 2.0 GPA

Eligibility: be an Arizona resident with a cumulative college GPA of 2.5 or higher

Continuation: with yearly application, may be awarded for up to four consecutive semesters or receipt of degree (whichever comes first) if you complete at least 12 hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

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Colorado Scholar Tuition Waiver

Amount: waives the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition

Eligibility: be a Colorado resident and have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and 20 ACT or 940 SAT score

Continuation: may be awarded up to four consecutive semesters or receipt of degree (whichever comes first) with 2.5 GPA and 12 credit hours each semester

Application deadline: for priority consideration, apply by Aug. 1 for fall and Jan. 3 for spring. Applications may be considered until two weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. In order for us to be able to process your scholarship application, you should apply for admission first, because you won't be eligible to receive an Admissions Scholarship until you are admitted to ENMU.

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Texas 135-Mile Tuition Waiver

Amount: waives the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition

Eligibility: live within 135 miles of ENMU-Portales, renewal is automatic and is not based on GPA or number of hours taken.

Application deadline: there is no application required for this waiver, it will be automatically applied to your account if you meet the eligibility requirements.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

The Western Undergraduate Exchange program is designed to allow students from selected states to attend ENMU at a reduced out-of-state tuition rate. To qualify for the WUE, you must be a resident of one of the following U.S. states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

Application deadline: there is no application required for this waiver, it will be automatically applied to your account if you meet the eligibility requirements.


For More Information

Enrollment Services
ENMU Station 7
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668)
Phone: 575.562.2178
FAX: 575.562.2118

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