PORTALES, NM – June 2, 2022 – This spring the state of New Mexico approved the New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship Act that permanently establishes the Opportunity Scholarship as the most accessible tuition-free scholarship program in the United States.
With a 96% admission rate, Eastern New Mexico University, has one of the most accessible opportunities in the State of New Mexico for students to start, continue or finish their higher education while utilizing the New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship.
"For students who have started and stopped their college journey or for anyone who has decided now's the time to take the next step, ENMU is here to support you," urged Patrice Caldwell, ENMU System Chancellor. "Online or in-person, ENMU has the programs, services and support to help you succeed."
Eligibility for the New Mexico Opportunity scholarship includes being an established New Mexico resident and enrolling in a minimum of 6 credit hours at an eligible New Mexico public college or University towards an associate or first bachelor's degree. Once enrolled students must complete all enrolled hours each semester with a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, to be eligible to continue receiving the scholarship.
For more information on the opportunity scholarship and other scholarships that ENMU offers please visit https://www.enmu.edu/Scholarships