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CNM Bridge & Lottery Scholarships

Bridge to Success

Lottery Factsheet

for juniors

LEDA Application Deadline is December 11, 2019

Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA) empowers a community of exceptional young leaders from under-resourced backgrounds by supporting their higher education and professional success in order to create a more inclusive and equitable country.


FREE seven-week Summer Institute at Princeton University provides: • Leadership training • Writing classes • College guidance and college trips • ACT/SAT prep • LEDA community • Room, board, and travel fully funded by LEDA


Throughout senior year, LEDA College Guidance offers: • One-on-one college counseling • Letters of recommendation • Intensive feedback on application essays • Funding for all application and testing fees • Support applying for financial aid and scholarships


In college, LEDA Scholars receive: • Academic counseling and personal support from LEDA College Success • Career counseling and development from the LEDA Career Network • Support from LEDA’s Peer Mentoring program • Internship and job opportunities • Financial support to attend LEDA community events


Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Youth Leadership Institute

Youth Leadership Summit


Learn about The University of New Mexico's BA/MD Program! Want to be a doctor? Juniors - it is time to start planning your BA/MD Application for senior year!

  BAMD website 

  Informational Videos

Financial Aid & Scholarships


Apply for a FSA ID and FAFSA

(Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

   - The student needs an FSA ID
   - ONE parent/guardian needs an FSA ID

FAFSA Website

College Board Financial Profile - CSS

In addition to the FAFSA form, many private colleges and universities require students to complete the College Board's financial aid profile in order to determine how much financial aid and scholarship assistance the student will need.

Visit the College Board's CSS Profile website!

Special Circumstances

For students who are homeless, you will need to contact the APS Title 1 Homeless Project. (505-256-8239 ext. 46902)

For students who are undocumented, you will need to contact Armando Bustamante who works with El Centro de la Raza at the University of New Mexico. (505-277-5020)


APS Scholarship List

APS Scholarship (List by month)

Toyota High School Scholarship Challenge

Proud Viking Alumni Scholarship - Due March 15th

Valley Scholarships - Due April 8

Robert B. Campbell Memorial Scholarship - Visual Arts -
Due April 9

Grass Roots Opportunities - Deadline - 90 days before the money is needed (If attending school in August, I suggest completing it by May 1)

What do you need for scholarships?

Scholarships vary. Requirements vary. Some may require a certain GPA or ACT/SAT scores, some may require you study a specific field in college (ex. healthcare, engineering, education, etc.), some may require volunteer work, some may require short or long essays, and some may require letters of recommendation. IT TAKES TIME TO FIND AND COMPLETE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS.

Letter of Recommendation Request Form