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  • Burchiel Family Award for Graduate and Professional Students in Pharmaceutical Sciences or Biotechnology

    Scott Burchiel embodied the true lobo spirit of endless curiosity, leadership and mentorship. His collective influence has shaped the College and will forever impact not only the lives of those who he worked with directly, but will also continue to shape the lives of those students supported through his family endowment. His legacy is an… Read more »

  • Business for Good

    The Business for Good program is a multi-stakeholder initiative focused on education, research, and responsible economic development. The program harnesses existing efforts by B Corps and other businesses interested in institutionalizing responsible business practices to support responsible economic development in New Mexico. This program will transform how people view business and nurture responsible business leaders… Read more »

  • Dean’s Experiential Learning Fund

    Anderson School of Management is proud to offer many hands-on experiential learning opportunities that enhance student learning and workplace skills. For example, students compete in a variety of national competitions and projects for businesses. These projects provide Anderson students with real-world experience and learning while doing while mutually benefiting businesses.

  • Pandemic Response Fund

    Gifts from generous donors help the College to respond to the coronavirus pandemic by working with schools and other organizations. Donor gifts make a difference in teacher quality and support; mental health and wellbeing; and community health.

  • Judy A. Zanotti Endowed Scholarship in Special Education

    Established on the occasion of her receiving an Honorary Doctorate from UNM, this scholarship recognizes Judy Zanotti for her strong ethics, exceptional leadership skills, selfless work on behalf of UNM and community organizations, and advocacy for children with disabilities. The scholarship supports future special education teachers.

  • Southwest Hispanic Research Institute (SHRI) Fund

    The Southwest Hispanic Research Institute (SHRI) promotes multidisciplinary research on the Latino/Hispanic populations of New Mexico and the United States. SHRI offers a home for faculty and invites the Hispano and Mexicano communities to connect. SHRI advocates and supports access and equity in hiring, promotion and retention of Latinx faculty; supports and co-sponsors research and… Read more »

  • Marie C. Caton Memorial Scholarship

    The scholarship was established by Dr. Roy Caton, in honor of his mother, Marie, who was a registered nurse. The fund supports part-time students who currently hold a New Mexico Registered Nurse (RN) license and who enroll in the College’s RN to BSN program to earn their bachelor’s degree. Your gift will increase the immediate… Read more »

  • Empowering Native American Families and New Mexican Families to Health, Movement & Wellness

    Unrestricted support for the greatest need in health, movement and wellness programs focused on Native American families and New Mexican communities the Department of Family and Community Medicine serves. The funds can include, but are not limited to supplies, educational support, honorariums, faculty compensation, and travel. Non Endowed Fund

  • 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

    Coach Bill Dotson coached wrestling at UNM for 19 years. Throughout his tenure, 26 Lobos earned berths and five Lobos placed in the NCAA Championships. His influence and impact on UNM, its student-athletes, and the wrestling program is immeasurable. The Coach Bill Dotson Tutoring Fund honors his memory and legacy of mentorship. This fund will partially subsidize tutoring costs for the in-house tutoring program that… 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 »