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Financial Aid & Scholarships



Having a financial plan for college is essential.  Completing the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will help.  For FAFSA, create your FSA ID first, then apply for Financial Aid

  1. Creating your FSA ID
  2. Applying for FAFSA


  • MONEY MONDAYS 3pm to 5pm
  • UNM Educational Opportunity Center - 

    Maria Anchondo, Student Success Specialist

Website: Go to the UNM Educational Opportunity Center to schedule an appointment for assistance with FAFSA.

Email: (Email is the best form of communicating with us at this time.)

Phone: 505-277-4382 (Please leave a message with contact information and we will give you a call back.) Servicios disponibles en espanol.

  • UNM - is willing to help any student complete their FAFSA even if you aren't attending UNM. Please call 505.277.8900 from 8am to 5pm for support. Also, see links below.
College Board Financial Profile - CSS

In addition to the FAFSA form, many private colleges and universities require students to complete the College Board's Financial Profile in order to determine how much financial aid and scholarship assistance the student will need.

Create a CSS Profile

Special circumstances - FAFSA

For students who are homeless, you will need to contact the APS Title 1 Homeless Project. (505-256-8239 ext. 66913)

For students who are undocumented, you will need to contact Armando Bustamante who works with El Centro de la Raza at the University of New Mexico. (505-277-5020)

Financial Resources for Students with Disabilities

Scholarship List 

Please carefully check the scholarship eligibility requirements and deadlines! When applicable, paper copies of applications will be available in the College & Career Center (E-100). We hope you will find these lists to be a valuable resource in your search for scholarship money! Plan ahead: IT TAKES TIME TO FIND AND COMPLETE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.

Scholarship Resources for Native American Youth