Funds by Category: Scholarships and Student Success

Scholarships and Student Success





Center for Academic Program Support (CAPS)

  • CAPS Greatest Need

    Giving to the Center for Academic Program Support’s greatest need ensures that the CAPS Director can allocate funds to additional tutors for a student-requested math lab purchasing laptops for online tutoring services and providing additional Student Resource Representatives to cover a new CAPS satellite location.
  • CAPS Supplemental Instruction Program

    The Center for Academic Program Support’s Supplemental Instruction SI helps students develop strategies for what to learn and how to learn through collaborative study sessions facilitated by a student SI leader who has previously excelled in the course.
  • CAPS Tutoring for Athletes Fund

    The Center for Academic Program Support partners with the Assistant Athletic Director to provide support to UNM athletes as they strive for excellence both in and out of the classroom. CAPS services are readily available to athletes in the Student Support and Services Center a location where athletes frequent to meet with their advisors and... Read more »
  • CAPS Tutoring Technological Advancements

    From software and web resources to laptops and Smartboards, the Center for Academic Program Support strives to provide access to cutting-edge technology to help students effectively integrate their course content with today’s changing technology.
  • CAPS Writing and Language Center Fund

    In the Writing and Language Center undergraduate students work on their writing and improve their language proficiency in a relaxed friendly environment. The Center for Academic Program Support provides writing assistance in Spanish and many other languages as well as English.
  • CAPS Tutoring at the Ethnic Centers

    The Center for Academic Program Support (CAPS) partners with El Centro de la Raza, African American Student Services, and American Indian Student Services to provide tutoring at the Ethnic Centers in writing, math, biology, and chemistry. Unique to the Ethnic Centers, CAPS offers drop-in writing labs for Spanish and Navajo students.

School of Law

  • Annual Fund for Law – Academic Programs

    Beyond financial aid packages, most law students need additional support for academic success. Costs for experiential programs, tutors, prep programs, externships, fellowships, competitions, and more are met with gifts made to support these essential experiences.
  • Annual Fund for Law – Scholarships

    Meeting need-based financial aid requirements for students is our number one priority. Each year, this general fund helps over 300 students of all types to succeed in and to stay in law school. In many cases, these awards help us to compete for our own New Mexico residents — keeping them in New Mexico, where... Read more »
  • Annual Fund for Law – Unrestricted

    These gifts honor the law school’s tradition of quickly and supportively responding to pressing and immediate needs. Most often, these are real needs that arise for our students that go beyond financial aid or the classroom. These needs cannot be met by using gifts, funds or grants whose use is narrowly restricted to a particular... Read more »
  • Judith Ceccoli Endowed Navajo Graduate Scholarship Fund

    The Judith Ceccoli Endowed Navajo Graduate Scholarship Fund was created to support Navajo Students at UNM enrolled in the School of Medicine or the School of Law who have demonstrated a commitment to assist their community after graduation.  Your gift will help support these students in their academic journeys and honor Judith’s legacy
  • Law Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship Fund

    Endowed funds are invested and provide incremental spendable income each year and build resources for the future. If this two-pronged approach of supporting law students now and in the future means the most to you, please consider a gift to this endowed scholarship fund.
  • Mental Health Services Fund

    The School of Law has been deeply affected by the loss of alumni and students to suicide in recent years. We feel it is essential to provide our students with self-care skills during their time in law school to take into practice with them. This fund will provide funding for students’ mental health services, including... Read more »
  • School of Law Indian Law General Scholarship Fund

    Provides funding restricted in use for student scholarships that allow us to recruit and retain Native American applicants, from New Mexico and around the country, and to support their legal education needs.

School of Medicine

  • Judith Ceccoli Endowed Navajo Graduate Scholarship Fund

    The Judith Ceccoli Endowed Navajo Graduate Scholarship Fund was created to support Navajo Students at UNM enrolled in the School of Medicine or the School of Law who have demonstrated a commitment to assist their community after graduation.  Your gift will help support these students in their academic journeys and honor Judith’s legacy
  • Ryan F. Daniell Memorial Fund – Dermatology

    This fund was created to honor the legacy of Ryan F. Daniell, who left us too early because of melanoma. It was Ryan’s hope that his struggle with the disease would lead to increased awareness, early detection, and accessible treatment for all New Mexicans. His family established this fund in his name, and they welcome... Read more »
  • Ryan F. Daniell Memorial Fund – Dermatology

    This fund was created to honor the legacy of Ryan F. Daniell, who left us too early because of melanoma. It was Ryan’s hope that his struggle with the disease would lead to increased awareness, early detection, and accessible treatment for all New Mexicans. His family established this fund in his name, and they welcome... Read more »
  • School of Medicine Scholarship Fund

    This fund helps provide academic financial assistance for students in the School of Medicine to include tuition books fees & other charges required by the University.

School of Medicine Departments

  • Ryan F. Daniell Memorial Fund – Dermatology

    This fund was created to honor the legacy of Ryan F. Daniell, who left us too early because of melanoma. It was Ryan’s hope that his struggle with the disease would lead to increased awareness, early detection, and accessible treatment for all New Mexicans. His family established this fund in his name, and they welcome... Read more »
  • Ryan F. Daniell Memorial Fund – Dermatology

    This fund was created to honor the legacy of Ryan F. Daniell, who left us too early because of melanoma. It was Ryan’s hope that his struggle with the disease would lead to increased awareness, early detection, and accessible treatment for all New Mexicans. His family established this fund in his name, and they welcome... Read more »


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