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Financial Aid/Scholarships


APS Scholarship Link

Tuition-Free College

Reach Higher NM 

NM College Guide

The link below will take you to a NM College Guide. It gives details for all of our NM colleges including costs, admissions information and fast facts. 

College and University Guide

Undocumented Student Financial Aid

College Board Scholarships

Make yourself eligible for $500 and $40,000 scholarships each month. Earn entries in monthly drawings for scholarships by completing steps to plan for college. The sooner you start and the more steps you complete, the more chances you’ll have to win. This month’s entries will continue to be included in upcoming monthly drawings. Read the Official Rules here. Earn your first drawing entry now by building your college list of six or more schools. 

Helping your students plan for college (PDF) 

NROTC Scholarship


CNRC NROTC Classroom Brief  (PPT)  

This is not an enlisted recruitment opportunity.  This is to present students (they don't have to be ROTC) with a tuition benefit of $180,000.  SAT scores have been lowered this year to cumulative of 1150.   Students can apply and decide not to accept the scholarship, they also may be awarded and after the first year decline to continue without having any obligation to pay it back.

APS Varsity Award Scholarship

The APS Education Foundation has created the Varsity Award Scholarship for Albuquerque Public School seniors in the Class of 2023. Seven scholarships will be awarded through a random drawing in the amount of $1000 each. For a complete explanation of entry requirements, and to apply, please visit the Varsity Award Scholarship Form.

Students can enter the scholarship up to 10 times (once for each category).  Deadline ~3/31/23.