Applicants must be permanent residents of northern New Mexico with a minimum GPA of 3.25 and a minimum ACT score of 19 or minimum combined math and critical reading SAT score of 930. Applicants must be enrolled in or currently attending a post-secondary institution of higher learning. Selection is based upon academic success, ability to utilize critical thinking skills and leadership skills. Those pursuing a degree in a science-related field will be given priority. Financial need is also considered but not a requirement for eligibility.
How to Apply
Applications are available online. An application form, transcripts, SAT and ACT scores, two letters of recommendation, a 250-word essay and wallet-size photograph are required.