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CNM Bridge & Lottery Scholarships

Bridge to Success

Lottery Factsheet

for juniors

LEDA Application Deadline is December 11, 2019

Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA) empowers a community of exceptional young leaders from under-resourced backgrounds by supporting their higher education and professional success in order to create a more inclusive and equitable country.

SUMMER INSTITUTE:

FREE seven-week Summer Institute at Princeton University provides: • Leadership training • Writing classes • College guidance and college trips • ACT/SAT prep • LEDA community • Room, board, and travel fully funded by LEDA

SENIOR YEAR:

Throughout senior year, LEDA College Guidance offers: • One-on-one college counseling • Letters of recommendation • Intensive feedback on application essays • Funding for all application and testing fees • Support applying for financial aid and scholarships

COLLEGE AND BEYOND:

In college, LEDA Scholars receive: • Academic counseling and personal support from LEDA College Success • Career counseling and development from the LEDA Career Network • Support from LEDA’s Peer Mentoring program • Internship and job opportunities • Financial support to attend LEDA community events

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Youth Leadership Institute

Youth Leadership Summit

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Learn about The University of New Mexico's BA/MD Program! Want to be a doctor? Juniors - it is time to start planning your BA/MD Application for senior year!

  BAMD website 

  Informational Videos

Financial Aid & Scholarships

FOR SENIORS!

Apply for a FSA ID and FAFSA

(Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

FSA ID

FAFSA Website

FAFSA Nights


At The University of New Mexico

UNM Student Success & Services Center

1155 University Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87131

277-8900

fafsaworkshops.unm.edu


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 aid profile in order to determine how much financial aid and scholarship assistance the student will need.

Visit the College Board's CSS Profile website!

Special Circumstances

For students who are homeless, you will need to contact the APS Title 1 Homeless Project. (505-256-8239 ext. 46902)

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)

What do you need for scholarships?

Scholarships vary. Requirements vary. Some may require a certain GPA or ACT/SAT scores, some may require you study a specific field in college (ex. healthcare, engineering, education, etc.), some may require volunteer work, some may require short or long essays, and some may require letters of recommendation. IT TAKES TIME TO FIND AND COMPLETE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.

Letter of Recommendation Request Form