MANA del Norte Scholarships Assist NNM Latinas

EDUCATION News:

The purpose of the MANA del Norte Scholarship is to assist Latinas from northern New Mexico in continuing and/or completing their post-secondary education. Scholarships are awarded based on strength of personal statement, academic ability, financial need and letters of recommendation.

APPLICATION ELIGIBILITY

Deadline: June 30, 2016. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. Applicant must be enrolled or plan to be enrolled at least half-time. For purposes of MANA del Norte’s application criteria, “half-time enrollment” means at least six (6) credit hours for undergraduate students, as well as graduate students.

Applicants must demonstrate an ability to benefit from this scholarship by meeting a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 with priority given to women with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicant must be a resident of one of the following northern New Mexico counties:

  • Los Alamos;
  • Mora;
  • Rio Arriba;
  • Santa Fe;
  • San Miguel; or
  • Taos.

The Applicant’s Personal Statement must include information addressing this eligibility requirement, i.e., a brief description of your family heritage and cultural background and personal connection to northern New Mexico.

Get the application at http://www.manadelnortenm.org/
 
Direct questions about the scholarship to Piér Quintana at scholarshipcommitteecochair@manadelnortenm.org

To become a member of MANA del Norte, contact Melissa Montoya at vpmembership@manadelnortenm.org

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