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  • Hart Opportunity Scholarship

    The Frederick M. & Joan M. Hart Opportunity Scholarship Fund is named for beloved former Dean and Professor Fred Hart and his wife, Joan, for their extensive and tireless support of the UNM School of Law. The award is established for students interested in the study of law and pursuit of a legal career who… Read more »

  • Sobel-Duncan Science for Health of Indigenous Populations (SHIP) Prize

    Established by Dr. Robert V. Duncan and Dr. Annette L. Sobel, the Sobel-Duncan Science for Health of Indigenous Populations (SHIP) Prize supports an annual award to a PhD candidate, a research award for the candidate’s dissertation committee chair, and to publicize the fund and hold an annual symposium. This interdisciplinary/cross-campus award will judge submissions of… Read more »

  • The Richard & Susan Linsmeier Graduate Award in Political Science

    The Richard & Susan Linsmeier Graduate Award in Political Science has been established to support a first-year graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in Political Science. Established in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary, Richard BA’67, MA ’70 spent a thirty-year career applying the tools of political science as Assistant Director of City Development and… Read more »

  • Coach Bill Dotson Tutoring Fund

    This fund will partially subsidize tutoring costs for the in-house tutoring program that supports our entire student-athlete population. We offer tutoring in approximately 50 various content areas as well as more generalized academic support from tutors called assistant learning strategists. Last semester, the strategists had over 225 scheduled appointments each week. Although COVID created a… Read more »

  • UNM Hospital – New Adult Tower Fund

    The University of New Mexico Hospital, as a part of its ongoing commitment, to Deliver More for the residents of New Mexico is slated to build a new state-of-the-art adult medical tower with an anticipated opening date in Winter 2024. As New Mexico’s only Level One Trauma Hospital and Safety Net Hospital this new tower… Read more »

  • Substance Disorders-Grand Challenges Fund

    The Substance Use Disorders Grand Challenge team is a large, multidisciplinary group of experts in the field of substance use and addiction. Co-led by UNM Health Science Center and Central Campus, our team includes professors, psychologists, physicians, nurses, political scientists, economists, communication experts, community members and state policy makers. These individuals work together on novel… Read more »

  • Butterfield Educational Fund

    The Butterfield Educational Fund honors the legacy of Bernie Butterfield, former owner and chairman of Butterfield Jewelers, UNM alumnus, longtime supporter of Lobo athletics and the UNM Presidential Scholarship Program. The fund will support educational opportunities for students at The University of New Mexico.

  • Successful Aging-Grand Challenges Fund

    The Successful Aging Grand Challenge focuses on researching ways to compress the ‘period of disability’ of our aging NM population, shifting the threshold of functional status so a person can remain independent longer to successfully age in place at home. The Successful Aging Grand Challenge will work to create solutions on the expected demand on… Read more »

  • Sustainable Water Resources-Grand Challenges Fund

    The Grand Challenges Sustainable Water Resources research team has taken on the obligation to step up to what is truly a Grand Challenge: to tackle water resources and the sustainability of New Mexico’s economy, environment, and unique social fabric. The water sustainability team will partner with stakeholders and other agencies in the state to develop,… Read more »

  • Grand Challenges General Fund

    In the Spring of 2019, after an extensive, university-wide competition, designed to promote inter-disciplinary collaboration, UNM President Garnett S. Stokes launched three “Grand Challenges” that address problems of global, national, and regional significance. They are: Sustainable Water Resources, Successful Aging, and Substance Use Disorders. These challenges require researchers to work together across disciplinary boundaries to… Read more »

  • Michelle Elizabeth Canaday Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    Michelle Elizabeth (Welles) Canaday (1986-2020) passed away too early. This Scholarship was established in her memory by an initial gift from family members. Any interested individual or organization may make additional gifts at any time by contacting the Department of Economics. Read more about the Michelle Elizabeth Canaday and the Memorial Fund here.

  • Robin Armell Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    This fund was established in 1982 by Dr. Patricia Armell in tribute to her late husband, Robin who received his nursing degree from UNM in 1973. The scholarship was established to support male nursing students in their last two years of study at UNM College of Nursing. Mr. Armell’s interest in nursing began with working… Read more »

  • Larry Larrañaga Memorial Scholarship

    Larry Larrañaga was a native New Mexican, an engineer, a veteran, a public servant, and a Lobo through and through. He is remembered for his optimism and diligence, especially when it came to his alma mater. His imprint on the UNM campus and the School of Engineering will be felt for decades to come.

  • Estelle H. Rosenblum Dissertation Award

    The Estelle H. Rosenblum Dissertation Award was established in 1994 by Estelle H. Rosenblum, PhD, FAAN, to recognize the student with the best PhD dissertation in the UNM College of Nursing each year. The $1,000 award is given at spring convocation, along with a medal of honor, to recognize the student’s accomplishment. Dr. Rosenblum studied… Read more »

  • Counseling Assistance and Referral Services (CARS) Fund

    Counseling, Assistance & Referral Services (CARS) is the employee assistance program which provides free confidential counseling services to the Universities staff, faculty, and retired employees. CARS mission is to promote a healthy work-life balance by providing on-site services to assist faculty and staff in identifying and resolving their personal and professional concerns. The funds generated… Read more »

  • Alumni Association Salt Lake City Chapter Scholarship

    The UNM Alumni Association’s Salt Lake City Regional Chapter has established this fund to provide scholarship opportunities and educational stipends for students who are preferably legal residents of the Salt Lake City, Utah, area and attend The University of New Mexico. The Alumni chapter raises funds for this scholarship through fundraising initiatives, including donations from… Read more »

  • Native American Law Student Association (NALSA)

    NALSA is an active UNM School of Law student organization known as the “Native American Law Students Association” (”NALSA”). We are comprised of Native and non-Native law students, both striving to attain a Juris Doctor (“J.D.”) Degree or a Master of Studies in Law (“MSL”). NALSA is a wonderful community. While promoting professional development in… Read more »

  • Palliative Care Fellow Rural Rotation

    The rural palliative medicine experience aligns with the mission of the University of New Mexico Palliative Care Fellowship to train palliative care physicians who can deliver culturally sensitive care across settings, including to patients in smaller communities in New Mexico. Furthermore, the team has collaborated with palliative care colleagues at Gallup Indian Medical Center to… Read more »

  • Gus Blaisdell Award in Critical Writing

    From the moment he arrived in New Mexico in 1964, Gus Blaisdell (1935–2003) was a legendary presence. Famous in Albuquerque as a writer, teacher, publisher, editor, and especially as the proprietor of the Living Batch bookstore, Blaisdell was also a brilliant critic whose essays influenced readers throughout the country and across the Atlantic. The Gus… Read more »

  • Biomedical Science Undergraduate Pipeline Program

    This program aims to promote future careers in biomedical research by providing undergraduates, from the state of New Mexico, an opportunity to experience research in labs across UNM. This fund assists with student support and operations costs for the School of Medicine Undergraduate Pipeline to include scholarships, travel grants, academic and professional resources, cohort activities,… Read more »