NMSU- A Financial Aid Office/ School Code: 002658

The philosophy of the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarship Services is that no student should be denied a college education due to lack of finan

Goals: Provide quality customer service, accurate and understandable information. Process aid efficiently and in an accurate and timely manner. Provide precise and clear consumer information regarding financial aid. Maximize sources of governmental, institutional, and private funding for students. Work cooperatively and communicate effectively with other NMSU-A offices and the community in meeting the goals of the institution.

Mission: The NMSU-Alamogordo Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarship supports the University’s mission by providing access and assisting with the elimination of financial barriers for students pursuing higher education. All eligible students have an equal opportunity to financial assistance through federal, state, institutional, and private sources regardless of sex, color, age, or other circumstance.

[07/05/19]   The NMSU-A Financial Aid Office will be closed from Noon to 5pm today.


Think Einstein HR Knowledge Scholarship | Einstein HR

The $500 Think Einstein HR Knowledge Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria for the Scholarship
To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

You are currently enrolled at an accredited university.
You have a 3.0 GPA (or higher).
You will submit an essay.
You can provide an unofficial transcript.
You accept these terms and conditions.

Applying for the Scholarship
To apply for the Think Einstein HR Knowledge Scholarship, an eligible applicant must submit a persuasive essay describing why they deserve to be awarded the scholarship. The applicant must fill out the form to the right of this page with their information and upload a copy of their essay explaining why they should be awarded the scholarship. Additionally, the student must upload their unofficial transcript to (a) prove their enrollment in an accredited university and (b) show a 3.0 grade-point average (GPA) or higher. Submit your application at https://www.einsteinhr.com/think-einstein-hr-knowledge-scholarship/

Deadline for Submissions
To be considered for the scholarship, student applicants must submit their information by no later than June 15, 2020. Due to the high number of submissions anticipated, forms submitted after the due date will not be considered for the scholarship.


Be safe Aggies

Ready to celebrate?
Please see the attached PSA regarding parking and traffic information for this 4th of July.

Happy 4th of July Aggies and stay safe!

Our office will be closed on Thursday the 4th. Regular office hours will resume on Friday the 5th.


Diplomas - Commencement

commencement.nmsu.edu Diplomas will be mailed to graduates approximately eight weeks after final grades have been processed by the University Student Records office, concluding a final degree audit by the individual Colleges. The diploma will be mailed to the address specified on degree application, unless an address cha...

Congratulations Leslie. You are an Aggie Star!

NMSU-A Student of the month for May of 2019 Leslie Peterson

Leslie Peterson enrolled at NMSU-A in the fall of 2017 and has maintained an average GPA of 3.7. She was accepted into the School of Nursing program for fall 2019, and will earn her BSN. Even though she has been busy with school work she has participated in Student Government, is the president and a senator of the Social Science Club, she is also the represent Social Science Club at the Student Government meetings. She is the secretary of the Alpha Nu Beta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and attended the New Mexico PTK regional conference.

When not at school, Leslie is busy with her 5 year-old-son and has assisted in coaching under 6 soccer teams for both fall 2018 and spring 2019 seasons. She has also assisted with activities at her son's preschool, i.e. crossing guard, lunch time assistant, set up/tear down of events. She has a second son who is 10 yrs old and lives with his dad in Washington state.

Leslie is a proud Army Veteran who served as a combat medic for the US Army active service component for 12 years and 9 months, with 1 twelve month deployment to Baghdad, Iraq. She was honorably discharged in February 2016 at the rank of Sergeant.

Her motivation is to complete school and show both her children that no matter what age you are and no matter what life challenges you may have, completing a college degree is possible. Leslie hopes to be hired after graduation through the federal system at an active duty military medical treatment facility or at a Veteran Affairs medical treatment facility in the state of Washington where her oldest son resides.

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And don't forget to stop by the financial aid office while you are on campus.

Are you planning on taking a Fall 2019 class/es? Have you gone through the admission process to NMSU-A? If not, please remember that Fall classes begin on August 21 and you must have applied for admission at least 2 weeks before classes begin. Getting transcripts can take time so you want to make sure that there are no issues. If you are coming back to NMSU-A after taking a break, please give us a call well before classes begin to make sure that the paperwork is good to go. If you have questions or need help please call 575-439-3600. Please Share!


5 Things to Do After Filing Your FAFSA® Form - ED.gov Blog

Very important steps Aggies 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️

blog.ed.gov Did you submit a 2019–20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form? Wondering what happens next? Here are a few things to look out for after filing FAFSA.


Apply for Our Digital Marketing Scholarship | SEOReseller

The Digital Marketing Scholarship Program in the amount of $1000 each semester is offered to all university students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher with at least 1 curriculum year under their belt.

• Applicants must submit an essay of at least 500 words discussing the impact of digital marketing on their chosen field of study.

• A faculty member must vouch for the information presented in the essay.

• Interested applicants may upload their essays along with a scanned copy of their transcripts to the form below.

• Deadline for entries will be on December 15, 2019. A winner will be announced in July and January 2020.

We understand that you have a process and specific requirements, so we’d like to know how we can make this available to your students.

Please see the link below which has all the information on how your students can join our Digital Marketing Scholarship Program.


seoreseller.com Expand your digital marketing knowledge with SEOReseller. We are giving away a scholarship grant program to university students. Apply now!


Connectivity Scholarship

The Find Answering Service Connectivity Scholarship

Every day the team at Find Answering Service helps people from all over the United States connect. In the work that we do, we can see how important being able to communicate well with one another is.

In such a growing, globalized world, effective communication is paramount. In the United States alone, 350 different languages are spoken and we are connecting in many different ways thanks to modern technology.

Why is connectivity so important today? How will communication technology evolve in the future? What technology or types of communication do you use to connect with others? Answering these questions in a well written and thought-out essay can win a deserving undergraduate student a $1,000 scholarship.

Award Amount

All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship.
Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA.
Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply.
Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.
Required Application Details
Please write a 1,000-word essay answering the following questions:
Why is connectivity so important today?
How will communication technology evolve in the future?
What technology or types of communication do you use to connect with others?
Please submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited university. We will accept a recent transcript, acceptance letter, or tuition bill. Please note if you are in the process of applying for colleges and universities, please indicate your current school and submit a document with the schools you have currently applied to. If you are selected for the scholarship, we will ask you to provide proof of enrollment for your college or university at that time.

Please submit The Find Answering Service Connectivity Scholarship form linked below.
Full Name
Email Address
College or University Name
College or University Mailing Address
Proof of Enrollment – Transcripts, tuition receipt, or acceptance letter will be accepted. Please submit as .jpeg, .pdf, or .doc
Your essay, please submit as .pdf or .doc
Confirmation and acceptance of terms and conditions


Application Deadline
All applications must be submitted by June 7, 2020.

findansweringservice.com The Find Answering Service Connectivity Scholarship Every day the team at Find Answering Service helps people from all over the United States connect. In the work that we do, we can see how importa…


Just because it's International Joke Day.

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The 4th of July is right around the corner! Check out this important public service announcement from the Alamogordo Fire Department.

Let's see your selfies Aggies!!

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Legacy Christian Academy, Alamogordo

Have you heard about Legacy's College and Career Readiness Program? Ask today about how we can put your high school student on the path to success!


Bonsai Finance Entrepreneur Scholarship - $2,500 for education costs


The Bonsai Finance Entrepreneur Scholarship

The Bonsai Finance Entrepreneur Scholarship celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit in high performing students. At Bonsai Finance, we believe the Entrepreneurial spirit is a mindset that embraces critical questioning, innovation, service, and continuous improvement. It’s an attitude and approach to thinking that actively seeks out change, rather than waiting to adapt to change. The scholarship provides a one-time payment of $2,500 for current or future education costs.

Applicants must:
Be a high school senior, high school graduate, or registered as undergraduate students at an accredited college or post high school vocational/technical institution.

Be a U.S. citizen.

Not have previously earned a bachelor’s degree from a college or university.

Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

Apply at:

Deadline is June 30, 2019

bonsaifinance.com Bonsai Finance is giving back to aspiring entrepreneurs with a $2,500 one-time payment scholarship. Submission deadline: May 31, 2019.


NMRoads - The official road advisory system for the State of New Mexico

If you are coming down the mountain for class. Be aware.

nmroads.com Looking for current road and weather conditions? Visit the NMDOT's 511 Travel Info system for up-to-the-minute road conditions.

Federal Student Aid

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Happy Best Friend Day 👯 Great pals can come in unlikely pairs but no BFF will let you fall for a student loan scam. Here's how to help your bestie get the help they need for free: http://bit.ly/2Xyk7rD


Certificate application | New Mexico State University Alamogordo


nmsua.edu New Mexico State University is located in Alamogordo, New Mexico located nearby are the White Sands National Monument and Holloman Air Force Base. As a member of the New Mexico State University System, NMSU-A offers the benefits of a four year university including easy transfer of credits and coordi...

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Do you want to be a Surgical Tech?

Attention Future Surgical Technology Students:
Maxine Chapman, the Surgical Technology Director from San Juan College, will be at the NMSU Alamogordo campus on June 12th from 1:30-3:00 pm in the Allied Health Conference Room, SC160. She will be your lab instructor. She is available to answer any questions you may have so take this opportunity to see her.

Note: Any student interested in the Surgical Technology Program, can contact Maxine Chapman at phone 505-566-3492, [email protected].

Federal Student Aid

Donut hesitate! Fill in your FAFSA like a cream filled donut.

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They fight not for the lust of conquest. They fight to end conquest. They fight to liberate."

-- President Franklin D. Roosevelt's official address announcing the invasion.

Today marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. We're honoring the lives given for our freedom by sharing scholarships for military affiliation. 🇺🇸#DDay75thAnniversary #OmahaBeach #Normandy #DDay


Sizzling Summer 2019 Scholarships

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Once a year, Ckitchen.com awards merit-based scholarships to students pursuing a higher education with an emphasis on applied sciences.

The program is developed to assist high school students who plan to continue their education in college. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

Ckitchen.com hope to help alleviate some of the financial stress for a hard working student. It shows that a company representing US identity believes in the success of its young community.


For more information visit: https://www.ckitchen.com/resources/scholarship.html

ckitchen.com Once a year, Ckitchen.com awards merit-based scholarships to students pursuing a higher education with an emphasis on applied sciences.

New Mexico State University Alamogordo

Come chill ❄️at the library

Did you know that you can become a Community Patron of the NMSU-A Townsend Library? YEP! For $5 a semester you have access to use the computers, periodicals, DVDs, and Audio CDs. OK....I am gonna be bad and say this.... PLUS....the Townsend Library has refrigerated air for those hot and muggy days when you just need a cool, fun place to chill! Please read the flyer below and share with friends!

The Financial Aid Office is currently searching for a work-study beginning this Summer 2019 semester. Please contact Doris at 575-439-3706 or [email protected] or come into the office to inquire.

Have you ever considered becoming a Work Study? Here are a few facts.... PLEASE SHARE!!!


Get In, Get Out, Start Playing

MusicAuthority recognizes the positive impact that music can have on a student’s learning experience. Studies have shown how music can enhance learning- from improving memory performance to relieving anxiety, music can be a great component to aid a student’s college experience.
We are proud to offer our $1,000 scholarship to one current or prospective student for the 2020 school year. We will be offering this scholarship on a continual basis and we are excited to promote a passion for music and higher education.

Essay on: How Music Has Influenced Your Life, Passions or Ambitions.
Small Biography.
Proof of enrollment.

Deadline: April 1, 2020
Visit: musicauthority.org/scholarship/ for more information

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Opporty Scholarship for Individuals with Disabilities

Opporty Scholarship

Opporty’s Scholarship Program is our corporate social initiative to raise awareness about the challenges faced by disabled people in finding employment or starting a business.

Scholarship awards are in the amounts of $1000, $500 and $300 for the best essays that promote the ideas of:

Overcoming disability-related obstacles when finding employment;
Inspiring individuals with disabilities to start their own businesses;
Engaging people with disabilities to begin working remotely from home.

To apply, write an inspiring and informative essay. Your essay must be no less than 700 words and no more than 1500 words, and must cover one of the following topics:

What would make finding employment easier? Best ideas on how to remove specific barriers to employment for disabled people.
In what ways do employers benefit by hiring individuals with disabilities? Discuss both the sociocultural and economic sides of the question.
Disability is not an excuse for giving up on your dreams. Cite real examples and useful tips on how to start your own business.

See website for a list of required documentation to be submitted. https://opporty.com/scholarship

The application process is entirely online.
Send your essay (MS Word or PDF), a link to your post and documentation (requested in the paragraph above) via email to [email protected].
Mention “Opporty Scholarship Contest” and your name in the subject line.
Please apply before the deadline: October 11, 2019

opporty.com Opporty’s Scholarship Program is our corporate social initiative to raise awareness about the challenges faced by disabled people in finding employment or starting a business.

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