Scholarship Opportunity For Local Latinas Through MANA Del Norte
SANTA FE – MANA del Norte, a local non-profit organization announces a scholarship opportunity 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.
Applicant must be enrolled or plan to be enrolled, by the beginning of the 2015 – 2016 academic year, in
an accredited college or university in New Mexico. If an applicant has been accepted to an accredited
college or university outside New Mexico, her application will be considered if she meets all other
eligibility requirements. 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.
Interested parties may find the application at http://www.manadelnortenm.org/ . If you have any questions about the scholarship contact Piér Quintana at email@example.com
To become a member of MANA del Norte please contact Melissa Montoya at vpmembership@manadelnortenm.
About MANA del Norte
Twenty five years (1989) ago a group of Latinas sharing common interests founded MANA del Norte. MANA del Norte is a nonprofit 501c3 organization, which serves as a voice and resource for Latinas in the northern NM counties of: Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe, San Miguel, and Taos.