ENMU Foundation Scholarships

The ENMU Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for students of every level (incoming freshman, current/transfer students, and graduate students). View eligibility requirements for all ENMU Foundation Scholarships (ENMU Foundation Scholarships PDF) and use the instructions below to apply.

The ENMU Foundation application process is open for 2021-2022 academic year scholarships. The deadline is Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 at 11 a.m. (Mountain Time).

Do I Qualify?

You have to be admitted to ENMU in order to apply for ENMU Foundation Scholarships. For admission questions, contact Enrollment Services, 575.562.2178 before you apply for ENMU Foundation Scholarships.

How to Apply

If you are already admitted to ENMU, you can see what scholarships you might qualify for and apply for multiple scholarships with a single online application.

Foundation Scholarships

Please call 575.562.2412 if you have any questions about applying for ENMU Foundation Scholarships.

Boundless Opportunity Scholarship

The Daniels 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-year 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 (ADM), 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 the 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 FNA form, the tribe may offer the student funding. All tribal funds should be sent to Financial Aid for disbursement.

Financial Aid
ENMU Station 20
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
Phone: 575.562.2194

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, businesses and individuals outside of ENMU. We encourage you to apply for scholarships that are offered in your local communities. We further encourage you 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.