Funds by Category: Schools, Colleges & Programs

Schools, Colleges & Programs





Anderson School of Management

  • Anderson Behavior Lab Fund

    The Anderson School is leading the way in a growing trend that is bringing behavioral research labs into business schools. Dr.Ryan Jacobson says the Anderson lab is an interdisciplinary, school-wide resource. It is intended to stimulate scientific investigations of behavior as they apply to multiple business fields, including Behavioral Finance, Behavioral Accounting, Behavioral Economics, Consumer... Read more »
  • Anderson Management of Technology Program

    This fund will Management of Technology (MOT) program at the UNM Anderson School of Management. Funds are to be used at the discretion of the Dean for student learning and faculty support.
  • Anderson School Information Systems

    To support the learning and programs within Information Systems and Information Assurance. Gifts will be used to support student learning opportunities and faculty within these academic programs.
  • Anderson School of Management Dean’s Excellence Fund

    Dean’s Excellence Fund is unrestricted support for the Anderson Dean’s initiatives. The funds are used to support students and faculty, such as assistance for students attending conferences, educational seminars, tutoring in finance, accounting and speech/writing and special projects. This fund also supports faculty to attend regional and national conferences.
  • Anderson School of Management Information Assurance Research & Education

    Gifts support cyber security competitions, travel to seminars, conferences, hosting guest speakers and purchasing equipment for student projects. This program is the management of information security, fraud and forensic accounting with interdisciplinary focus on behavioral problems in protecting information. This partnership with the FBI and RCFL at UNM offers training, student honors internships, volunteer internships... Read more »
  • Anderson Student Success Fund

    This fund will provide UNM Anderson Students hands-on learning opportunities within their field of study. The fund can also be used to support UNM Anderson students financially. Funds will be administered by the Dean in accordance with the school’s strategic initiatives.
  • ASM Accounting Department Fund

    Gifts to the Anderson School of Management Accounting Department will support programs such as Scholarships, Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Resource Lab, and Internships. These opportunities and more are all critical to creating successful programs and training opportunities for student success. For more information, please call Emily Fox at 505-277-7114.
  • ASM B Corps Community Project

    The New Mexico for Good program is a multi-stakeholder initiative focused on education, research and responsible economic development. It is designed to harness existing efforts and encourage new responsible business enterprises. The NM for Good program will include B Corps and other businesses that have or are interested in institutionalizing responsible business practices such as... Read more »
  • ASM Finance Program

    This fund supports Finance programs within the UNM Anderson School of Management. The funds are used at the discretion of the Dean to support student learning and faculty support.
  • ASM Human Resource Program

    This fund will support the Human Resources Program at the UNM Anderson School of Management to be used at the discretion of the Dean for student learning and faculty support.
  • ASM Marketing Program

    This fund will support programs within Marketing at UNM Anderson School of Management. Funds are to be used at the discretion of the Dean for student learning and faculty support.
  • Entrepreneurship Program

    This fund will support the Entrepreneurship Program at the UNM Anderson School of Management. Funds are to be used at the discretion of the Dean for student learning and faculty support.
  • I AM Anderson Alumni Giving Campaign

    The Anderson School of Management is challenging alumni to commit to the success of our students and school. The I AM Anderson Campaign gives alumni the opportunity to make annual gift payments in amounts that mirror their graduation year. For example, 1992 graduates can make annual gifts of $19.92, $199.20, $1992.00, etc. Your gift can... Read more »
  • International Projects for ASM Students

    International Projects supports the efforts of the Anderson School of Management’s International Business Students Global (IBSG). IBSG attracts the highest caliber students at UNM to work on projects that address contemporary global issues. Your donation generates world-class opportunities for our students. Your support can be designated for a specific project by stating in the comments... Read more »
  • JB White Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    It is with great sadness, UNM Anderson established the JB White Memorial Endowed Scholarship to benefit future students as they plan to further their education with a business degree from The University of New Mexico. As JB White planned to attend UNM while playing basketball for the Lobos, he was also planning to study business... Read more »
  • Jeanne Logsdon Washington Campus Scholarship

    The Anderson School of Management is one of 17 schools that are members of The Washington Campus Consortium. MBA students are offered this unique opportunity to study the intersection of business and the American public policy process. Scholarships are provided to attend this week-long seminar in Washington, DC. Policy-making, oversight functions of the legislative branch,... Read more »
  • Parker Center for Family Business

    Parker Center for Family Business opened fall 2014 at UNM Anderson School of Management. The Center will inspire Anderson students to start their own businesses knowing that valuable assistance and learning tools are available. Anderson has research activities and courses focused on family-owned business operation. Your donation supports training and opportunities for students and family... Read more »
  • Project Management Program

    This fund will support the Project Management Program at the UNM Anderson School of Management. Funds are to be used at the discretion of the Dean for student learning and faculty support.
  • Women in Leadership

    This fund supports programs around Women in Leadership including events and learning opportunities for women at UNM Anderson School of Management.

College of Arts & Sciences

  • A & S Endowment for the Future

    This endowed fund allows friends and alumni of the College of Arts & Sciences to support the College’s long-term goals, or the future needs it might encounter.
  • Africana Studies Program Fund

    This fund is used to provide operational support of the Africana Studies Program, including financial assistance to students in study-abroad courses to faculty for research and teaching-related expenditure and for lectures.
  • Alfred Grunsfeld Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Annual scholarship given to a male and female student who are declared history majors having completed 15 credit hours in history, and 60 hours toward the B.A. degree with an overall and major GPA of 3.3 or higher.
  • Anthropology Centennial Fund

    The Anthropology Centennial Fund helps support alumni outreach and publication of the biannual Anthropology newsletter.
  • Anthropology General Fund

    This fund provides program support for the Department of Anthropology including both colloquia and special events.
  • Anthropology Graduate Student Support Fund

    This fund, established to commemorate the Department of Anthropology’s 75th anniversary, provides support for graduate students to travel to and establish their research sites.
  • BA/MD Program Fund

    The Combined BA/MD Degree Program is designed to address the physician shortage in New Mexico by assembling a class of students committed to serving New Mexico communities. Students will earn a baccalaureate degree through the College of Arts & Sciences in a challenging four-year curriculum specifically designed to prepare them for medical school and ultimately... Read more »
  • Baca Zinn Professorship

    Dr. Maxine Baca Zinn, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Michigan State University, is a descendent of many generations of New Mexico families. Dr. Baca Zinn graduated from UNM in 1971. She describes her training in Sociology at UNM as “unparalleled.” Baca Zinn’s professorship will support scholars who pursue studies in social inequality.
  • Bernice A. Rebord Memorial Scholarship in History

    Named in honor of Bernice A. Rebord, a career-long history teacher in Albuquerque, New Mexico, awards from this fund are made to deserving undergraduate juniors or seniors, or master degree students in the History Department who have expressed an interest in pursuing a career in elementary or secondary education. The award will be based on... Read more »
  • Biology Genomic Resources Division Fund

    The Museum of Southwestern Biology Genomic Resources Division Fund provides for unique opportunities under the discretion of the Curator to obtain and curate new specimens upgrade facilities and support students to meet our strategic goals.
  • Center for the Southwest Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to support an enlarged study of the history and culture of the American West through hosting seminars, conferences and workshops.
  • Center for the Study of Voting, Elections and Democracy

    This fund supports the UNM Center, established to promote the non-partisan study and evaluation of how elections are conducted, the role of technology, the identification of best practices in election administration, as well as the effects of various approaches to election administration and electoral rules upon the quality of representation within democracies.
  • Charles and Susan Paine Fund for Excellence in Writing Instruction Fund

    The Charles and Susan Paine Fund for Excellence in Writing Instruction provides support for the Rhetoric and Writing division of the English Department. Funds are used for curricular and professional development of instructors and administrators of courses that focus primarily on teaching writing skills.
  • Charles Leroy Gibson Endowed Scholarship

    This fund provides an annual cash award to a senior student majoring or minoring in chemistry, who is judged most outstanding by the faculty of that department.
  • Chemistry Chair’s Endowment Fund

    Established in 1997 by Richard W. Holder, any person or organization may make contributions to the fund by gift or bequest. Funds will be used to enhance the teaching mission of the UNM Chemistry Department including, but not limited to, for the purchase of lab equipment, materials and supplies and/or other needs as determined by... Read more »
  • Cindy Jaramillo Graduate Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship fund has been established in honor of Cindy Jaramillo, retired UNM Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences staff member who is beloved by students, staff and faculty alike. This fund will be used to provide scholarship support for graduate students in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences. Thank you for making a... Read more »
  • College of Arts and Sciences Teachers Institute Fund

    This fund promotes important K-12 education by improving teachers’ access to knowledge. The Teachers’ Institute offers credit-bearing seminars each summer and shorter workshops the year around in a range of liberal arts and fine arts disciplines. These sessions are on the UNM campus and at other sites that provide hands-on access to learning opportunities for... Read more »
  • Conlon-Demas Undergraduate Research Fund in History

    This fund supports the research expenses of undergraduate honors students in the History Department including meeting registration fees, travel and lodging, copying fees, book purchases, writing costs such as printing and related computer expenses.
  • Consortium Fund

    COMPRES, the Consortium for Materials Properties Research in Earth Sciences, is a community-based consortium whose goal is to enable Earth Science researchers to conduct the next generation of high-pressure science on world-class equipment and facilities. It facilitates the operation of beam lines, the development of new technologies for high pressure research, and advocates for science... Read more »
  • David E. Stuart Scholarship for Graduate Studies and Public Anthropology

    The Stuart Scholarship is given to a graduate student who has demonstrated excellence and made a commitment to Public Anthropology. Dr. Stuart earned his PhD at UNM, has served as Associate Provost, and is a current faculty member in Anthropology. Photograph of Dr. Stuart by Jason S. Ordaz, courtesy the School for Advanced Research, 2013.
  • Dylan Balch-Lindsay Memorial Fund for Graduate Education in Political Science

    Annual scholarship to political science graduate students for enrichment activities including summer travel fellowships to support field research or methods training; travel to professional meetings by graduate students to present research; purchase of survey or other data sets to be used in research by graduate students.
  • Eilene C. Durgin Memorial Scholarship for Multimedia Journalism

    Established by David L. Durgin, in loving memory of his spouse and UNM alumna Eilene C. Durgin, this endowed scholarship in the Department of Communication & Journalism supports students majoring in Print, Broadcast, Radio, and/or Multimedia Journalism, demonstrating both financial need and a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
  • Elements of Success Foundation

    Support Chemistry & Chemical Biology education by purchasing one of the elements of the Periodic Table at $250 or greater. A plate in the form of the Periodic Table will be made showing your name underneath the element you purchased. The Elements of Success display is located on the first floor of Clark Hall. Contact... Read more »
  • Elizabeth H. Wertheim Faculty Research Award Fund

    Elizabeth H. Wertheim Faculty Research Award Fund was established in 1990. The award is made annually to a member of the senior faculty whose scholarship, creative work, teaching, and service make a noteworthy contribution to the department, the College of Arts and Sciences, the University of New Mexico and the community beyond UNM.
  • Elsie Fraley Demas and James Demas Fund

    Established in honor of Elsie and James Demas, Sr., this fund supports undergraduate scholarship and research in Honors English. Uses include conference fees, travel and lodging, copying, book purchases, and computer-related and printing expenses. All students enrolled in Honors English are eligible. Students awarded are those who best demonstrate scholarship and whose work would benefit... Read more »
  • English Department Fund

    The English Department Fund provides support for visiting lecturers, speakers, and a variety of events that enhance the reach of our curriculum and keep it current by bringing living writers, scholars, and cultural figures to the University.
  • Frieda D. Butler Scholarship

    The Frieda D. Butler scholarship is given annually to honor the memory of Mrs. Butler whose grandson, Dr. Richard A. Barrett, is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology. The recipient, an outstanding master’s level student, delivers a public lecture.
  • Geology Alumni Fellowship Fund

    This fund is used to provide annual scholarship support to Earth & Planetary Sciences graduate students in good academic standing.
  • German Summer School Fund

    This fund provides scholarship support for participants of the German Summer School of New Mexico in Taos Ski Valley as well as general financial assistance for the program such as faculty and guest lecturer support. Please designate clearly if your donation is to be used solely for scholarships awarded to students demonstrating financial need.
  • Graham Browne Endowed Memorial Scholarship in History

    Established in memory of Graham Browne, co-creator of Sutin, Thayer & Browne law firm of New Mexico, this undergraduate scholarship is annually awarded to a full-time history student, preference given to an American History major in good academic standing with demonstrated financial need.
  • Hibben Trust for Anthropology Graduate Students Fund

    The Hibben Trust for Anthropology Graduate Students Fund is supported by the Frank C. Hibben Charitable Trust.The Trust was endowed by the late Dr. Frank C. Hibben, an archaeologist who was a Professor of Anthropology and former Director of the Maxwell Museum at UNM.These funds support graduate education in anthropology and consist of annual awards... Read more »
  • Hibben Trust Museum Studies Fellowships Fund

    The Museum Studies Program is an interdisciplinary course of study providing students with academic training in essential aspects of museology. The program equips students with a range of museum skills preparing them for careers in museum related occupations including: collections managers, registrars, museum educators, exhibit developers, park interpreters, curators, and administrators. These funds will be... Read more »
  • Hillard L. and Mary M. Smith/Dow Chemical Graduate Fellowship

    Established in 1986 by Hillard and Mary Smith with shares of Dow Chemical stock, this annual assistantship benefits one graduate student each year. A committee of faculty members in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology determines the graduate student.
  • Hillerman-McGarrity Endowed Scholarship in Creative Writing

    Named on honor of Tony Hillerman and Michael McGarrity, two of New Mexico’s most renowned and respected mystery writers, this fund supports scholarships for students enrolled in the Creative Writing Program with a demonstrated talent and passion for fiction, screenwriting, playwriting, or creative non-fiction. Preference is shown to students from New Mexico with financial need.
  • Hyun-koock Shin Graduate Support Fund

    Established by UNM Alumnus Hyun-koock Shin, this scholarship benefits international graduate students from Asia majoring in Chemistry. Preference is given to students who plan to return to their countries of origin to work.
  • Indigenous Education Research Fund

    Your generous support will allow Indigenous Faculty at the Department of Native American Studies to continue to conduct research and teach on human rights, biodiversity, traditional knowledge, equal benefit sharing to address Indigenous Peoples’ poverty, health, the erosion of culture, languages and identity, and the violation of Indigenous Peoples’ human rights and those of Mother... Read more »
  • Institute for Medieval Studies Endowment Fund

    This endowed fund supports the Institute for Medieval Studies (IMS) in its service activities including hosting a public lecture series, providing professional development opportunities for secondary-school teacher enrichment, and sponsoring multidisciplinary or discipline-specific seminars and workshops for various audiences. Learn more about becoming a Friend of Medieval Studies at http://ims.unm.edu/support/index.html , or contact the IMS... Read more »
  • Institute for Medieval Studies Program Fund

    This program fund helps support the most immediate needs of the Institute for Medieval Studies (IMS) in its mission to further the transmission and preservation of the rich historical and cultural heritage of the Middle Ages. Learn more about becoming a Friend of Medieval Studies at http://ims.unm.edu/support/index.html , or contact the IMS at medinst@unm.edu or (505) 277-2252.
  • Issa Sakaki Merrill Scholarship and Student Support Fund

    Administered by the Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office, in partnership with Peace Studies, this scholarship and student support fund, created in memory of Issa Sakaki Merrill, provides annual grants to undergraduate students with studies concentrated on peace studies, who have a background or interest in conflict, conflict resolution, conflict transformation and peacemaking.
  • J.E. (Jake Eugene) Gallegos Endowed Lectureship

    Established by Regent J. Eugene Gallegos in 1985, this lectureship in the Department of Political Science is offered to department faculty, students, or visiting faculty and visiting students presenting on the subject of Mexican and Central American politics and political institutions.
  • Jesse L. Riebsomer Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    This annual scholarship awarded to undergraduate chemistry student who has just completed their sophomore year and is awarded based on scholarship, promise as a scientist, and financial need.
  • Joan Willard Hemsing Tinoco Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship is designed to directly benefit women in Chemistry. Awarded annually and paid on a semester basis, the scholarship is awarded to an outstanding female undergraduate chemistry major.
  • Joseph Alvin Gaudin, Jr. Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Established in memory of Joseph Alvin Gaudin, Jr., this scholarship supports a graduate or undergraduate Biology major with demonstrated financial need, proven academic and research record, with a preference for students majoring in mammalogy and interested in studying the cat family.
  • Joseph P. Zavadil Scholarship in English Medieval Literature

      Named in memory and honor of Joseph Zavadil, former Professor and Chair of the Department of English, this annual scholarship supports undergraduates focusing on English medieval literature, who have excelled in their studies and/or service to the UNM Medieval Studies Program. Preference is given to students specializing either in Arthurian literature, Chaucer, or in... Read more »
  • Joseph Powell Anthropology Endowment Fund

    Awards from the Powell Endowment will be used to support Evolutionary Anthropology graduate student research on the topic of human and non-human primate biological variation and behavioral ecology, both past and present. Awards will be for $500 and requests for submissions will be made by the Graduate Advisor semi-annually. A three member committee will select... Read more »
  • Julia Keleher Faculty Award

    The Julia Keleher Faculty Award is given annually to an Assistant Professor who demonstrates a strong commitment to teaching. In 1995, the Keleher Award account was augmented by its combination with the Telfair Hendon, Jr. Memorial in English.
  • Karen A. Foss Communication & Journalism Development Fund

    Named for Regents Professor Karen Foss, this award provides travel support for faculty, graduate students, and staff; supports international exchange programs; and helps to sustain our colloquium and lecture/lecture series programming.
  • Karl H. Schwerin Graduate Fellowship in Ethnology

    The Karl H. Schwerin Graduate Fellowship was established in 1998 to support deserving graduate students who are successfully pursuing a course of study in ethnology, cultural anthropology, or social anthropology. Preference is given to students based on scholastic ability and research potential, and those who have not begun doctoral research or received other support.
  • L. Dudley Phillips Memorial Fellowship in History

    Established in memory of Dudley L. Phillips, UNM history alumnus and track and football athlete, the L. Dudley Phillips Memorial Fellowship is awarded annually to a qualified advanced graduate student in History to support the completion of the dissertation project.
  • Lena M. Todd Scholarship Fund

    The Lena M. Todd Scholarship Fund provides annual cash awards to students doing the best work in creative writing in the English Department. The fund was established in 1943 from Dana Paul Todd in memory of his mother, Lena Todd. Dana Todd graduated from UNM in 1927 and died serving in the US Army in... Read more »
  • Mari Lyn Salvador Fund for Museum Studies

    This fund extends the legacy of Mari Lyn Salvador, Chief Curator of the Maxwell Museum and Professor of Anthropology, from 1978-2004. This fund will support students in the UNM Museum Studies Program and invest in the continued cultivation of museum scholars committed to accessible collections, repatriation, and collaboration. Proceeds will help fund student research, internships,... Read more »
  • Maurice L. Hughes Endowed Scholarship

    Established by Mr. Maurice L. Hughes, this fund provides support for students majoring in Chemistry or Biology. This scholarship is shared between the Department of Biology and the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology. Each department holds the award for a maximum of two years. The award is available to a junior or senior, remaining... Read more »
  • Maxine Graves Undergraduate Scholarship

    This scholarship was established by Dr. Michael W. Graves, UNM Professor of Anthropology and his sister, Kathryn Tedrick, to honor the memory of their mother, Maxine Graves and her support of his pursuit of an education. The scholarship annually supports undergraduate students majoring in Anthropology.
  • Medieval Studies Graduate Fellowship Fund

    The purpose of this fund is to promote interdisciplinary advanced studies in the Medieval period in any of the appropriate disciplines, i.e., Art History, History, Languages, Philosophy or Music. To learn more about graduate study support opportunities in the Institute for Medieval Studies (IMS), please visit https://ims.unm.edu/
  • Mike Millican Memorial Prize

    This fund was established in memory of PhD student Mike S. Millican. This prize is awarded to a senior student with a B.S. in Chemistry who is judged outstanding by the faculty of the Department.
  • Milton Kahn Endowed Lecture Series in Chemistry

    Established in honor and memory of Chemistry Professor Emeritus Milton Kahn, this fund supports an annual colloquium talk from an outstanding chemist. The speaker will present on a topic in the area of physical chemistry.
  • Miriam Grunsfeld Scholarship Fund

    Annual scholarship given to a male and female student who have completed 15 credit hours in political science and 60 hours toward the B.A. degree with an overall and major GPA of 3.3 or higher.
  • Museum of Southwestern Biology: Division of Genomic Resources Endowed Fund

    This fund provides programmatic support for the Division of Genomic Resources (DGR) within the Museum of Southwestern Biology. The DGR is a cryogenic archive of tissue samples from vertebrates, invertebrates, parasites and DNA from other MSB divisions and outside collections. It is worldwide in scope with strong holdings from taxa of the Southwestern United States,... Read more »
  • New Mexico Folklore Scholars Endowment

    Awarded biannually to an undergraduate or graduate student with an exceptional record, is involved in some investigative research and writing in the area of New Mexico Folklore that is part of a larger project such as an honors paper or graduate thesis, and who can deliver a public lecture at the annual AGSU Meeting.
  • Peter D. Harrison Graduate Student Support Fund

    Established by Dr. Peter Harrison, a renowned archaeologist and Mayan expert with more than 30 years of excavation and research experience, to support graduate students who have Mayan Studies as a focus in their course work. Students will transcribe Mayan drawings and field notes in consultation with the Anthropology Department Chair and one Anthropology Faculty... Read more »
  • Religious Studies Endowment Fund

    This endowed fund supports the Religious Studies Program, in any of the three dimensions of its mission of education regarding religious traditions, research on religion, and sponsorship of public events of interest to scholars of religion or faith communities in New Mexico, or fundraising activities related to the program, at the discretion of the Program... Read more »
  • Robert Figge and Thord Nilson Endowed Scholarship Fund in European History

    Established to honor history teachers Robert Figge and Thord Nilson from Highland High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this endowed scholarship fund supports undergraduate, junior or senior history students studying European history, that are in good academic standing, showing academic potential, and demonstrating financial need.
  • Robert W. Young Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship fund supports graduate or undergraduate students with majors in Linguistics or Educational Linguistics with a focus on the linguistics of one or more Native American languages.
  • Rose Rudin Roosa Endowment Scholarship

    Annual scholarship to political science undergraduate majors who have completed 15 credit hours in political science 60 hours toward the B.A. degree with an overall and major GPA of 3.3 or higher.
  • Snead Wertheim Endowment Lectureship

    This lectureship was created in 1989 by Jerry and Mary Carole May Wertheim and James E. and Georgia Phillips Snead. Wertheim and Snead are UNM alumni and attorneys in Santa Fe. The lectureship rotates between Anthropology and History and recognizes a significant scholarly activity by a faculty member.
  • Stone Age Research Fund

    Support for Dr. Lawrence G. Straus and his students to excavate in Cantabrian, Spain. Dr. Straus has been excavating at El Mirón Cave for the past 18 years. This fund supports travel and per diems for Dr. Straus and students while in Spain, plus travel to national and international meetings, and analyses of archaeological finds.
  • Tepper Student Emergency Support – English

    Brad and Jan Tepper established this fund to provide financial assistance to gradutate students of the Department of English, who are managing demanding academic requirements while struggling with debilitating financial circumstances. Potential reasons for awarding emergency funding include, but are not limited to: · Support for temporary housing, and/or other essential needs, due to displacement... Read more »
  • The Guido Daub Endowed Professorship in Chemistry

    Established in 2003 by Katharine P. “Kay” Daub, funds generated from this endowment will be used to attract and support an internationally recognized chemical scientist as a Professorship in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology. Support may include academic year salary, summer salary, academic travel, research supplies, and salary for students or staff assisting... Read more »
  • The Sabine Ulibarri Spanish as a Heritage Language Fund

    This fund provides opportunities under the discretion of the Program Coordinator to promote the program goals of Spanish revitalization and maintenance of students from bilingual communities. Funds will be used to aid students who are studying abroad in Spanish immersion programs, to bring relevant artists and community members to cultural events on campus, and for... Read more »
  • Timothy Moy Memorial Teaching Award

    Established in memory of Associate Professor of History at UNM, specializing on 20th-century science and culture, this endowed award supports graduate teaching assistants in the Department of History.
  • UNM Summer Writers’ Conference in Santa Fe Fund

    Named one of the Top Ten writers’ conferences in the United States by USA Today, the University of New Mexico’s Summer Writers’ Conference in Santa Fe is an annual, weeklong gathering that draws writers from all over the country to the inspirational setting of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Your donation will help provide general Conference... Read more »
  • Urgent Priorities for The Bird Collection: Ongoing Activities in Avian Biodiversity Research, Teaching and Curation at the Museum of Southwestern Biology

    This fund provides direct support to meet urgent needs of UNM’s Collection of Birds, an actively growing resource for cutting-edge research, and a hub for student training. Students are doing fantastic research projects on bird evolution and conservation. Supporters are urged to make an appointment with the curator for a behind-the-scenes tour (contact Chris Witt,... Read more »
  • Valencia Challenge Fund

    This endowment’s primary purpose is to provide temporary financial assistance to UNM Valencia Campus students whose academic performance could be affected by unexpected challenges such as home eviction, a car accident, delinquent utility bills, or a family tragedy. It is also established as a seed fund to encourage additional donations for this purpose.
  • Vicente Ximenes Scholarship in Public Rhetoric & Community Literacy

    This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate student in Rhetoric and Writing whose research or service demonstrates commitment to public rhetoric and civic literacy, and who exemplifies the work of Vicente Ximenes, Commissioner of Equal Employment and Chairman of the President’s Cabinet Committee on Mexican American Affairs during the Johnson Administration, whose life was... Read more »
  • William H. and Marjorie Bell Chambers Endowed Faculty Award for Excellence in History

    Established in memory of Marjorie Bell Chambers, distinguished graduate of the UNM History Department, educator and public leader, this fund supports attracting faculty members who have already acquired distinguished reputations as historians and/or provides support for outstanding teaching, research, and publication by a faculty member.
  • William M. Dabney History Scholarship Endowed Fund

    Established in memory of Professor William Dabney, UNM Professor History from 1951-1982, this endowed fund provides scholarship support to a History graduate student studying Constitutional History, Legal History, or Early American History.
  • William Shoemaker Endowment in History

    Established by the late William Shoemaker of Albuquerque, the purpose of this endowment is to enhance and support the teaching and research missions of the History Department.

College of Education

  • Center for Collaborative Research and Community Engagement (CCRCE)-Research Fund at COEHS

    CCRCE is committed to advancing education and broadening the knowledge base of students, educators, policymakers, and communities of New Mexico. We find solutions and responses through collaborations involving faculty, students, and partners in a supportive and inclusive environment. Your contributions will support our research and community engagement efforts to have a positive impact on education... Read more »
  • Coach Rusty Mitchell Endowed P.E. Teacher Scholarship

    For 34 years (1966-99), Coach Russell “Rusty” Mitchell made Lobo men’s gymnastics one of the most successful athletic programs in UNM history. Many of his former athletes attribute their success in life to Coach Mitchell’s influence. To honor Coach Mitchell, a group of former gymnasts and colleagues is establishing an endowed scholarship for undergraduate students... Read more »
  • College of Education and Human Sciences Comadre a Comadre Fund

    This program helps Hispanic/Latina women and their loved ones through education and support about breast health and breast cancer. It was founded with the input of survivors, and their loved ones, because of the lack of culturally sensitive psychosocial support available to them and their own lack of knowledge of services when they were diagnosed.... Read more »
  • College of Education and Human Sciences Family Development Program

    Gifts from compassionate donors like you to this fund help improve the chances of success for New Mexico’s youngest citizens. New findings in the field of early learning make it clear that success in school and life depend largely on children’s experiences before kindergarten. This Program brings these findings to child care givers, parents and... Read more »
  • College of Education and Human Sciences Scholarship Fund

    Because of gifts from caring donors like you to this fund, the College is able to provide emergency financial awards to students who request help. These students may be studying in counseling, special education, teacher preparation, nutrition, exercise science, or other programs. Your gift helps to ensure that these students are able to complete their... Read more »
  • College of Education Comadre a Comadre Fund

    This program helps Hispanic/Latina women and their loved ones through education and support about breast health and breast cancer. It was founded with the input of survivors, and their loved ones, because of the lack of culturally sensitive psychosocial support available to them and their own lack of knowledge of services when they were diagnosed.... Read more »
  • College of Education Dean’s Academic Excellence Fund

    Donors like you, who give to this fund, demonstrate your care for the students and faculty of the College. Your generous gift helps the College meet the most pressing needs and seize unexpected opportunities each year. Gifts to this fund help our students to conduct research and gain valuable skills presenting their work. Support here... Read more »
  • College of Education Faculty and Staff Recognition Program Fund

    This fund recognizes the efforts of College of Education faculty and staff and their work to support the College’s students. This fund truly provide a margin of excellence above and beyond what state funds alone can provide. Gifts from caring donors help ensure that the College’s leadership is able to thank and recognize its dedicated... Read more »
  • College of Education Family Development Program

    Gifts from compassionate donors like you to this fund help improve the chances of success for New Mexico’s youngest citizens. New findings in the field of early learning make it clear that success in school and life depend largely on children’s experiences before kindergarten. This Program brings these findings to child care givers, parents and... Read more »
  • Special Education Fund

    “Currently our state is in such short supply of educational diagnosticians that many children are waiting for evaluations to get the help they need. I believe that my degree in this field will definitely benefit the children and families in our state.” – COEHS Student Jahan Barela Gifts from caring donors help the Department to... Read more »
  • Summer Youth Sports Leadership and Learning Academy

    The Summer Youth Sports Leadership and Learning Academy (SYSLLA) helps low-income parents in Bernalillo County keep their children and adolescents active, safe and engaged with new experiences in the summer. Weekdays, hundreds of energetic “campus campers” enjoy sports, games, hands-on STEM activities. They are guided by great role models –- UNM graduate and undergraduate students... Read more »

College of Fine Arts

  • Brian Hansen Endowed Scholarship

    This endowment honors Brian Hansen, Professor of Theatre and Dance, 1979-96. B.A. UCLA, 1960; M.A. Cornell University, 1961; Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 1966. Dr. Hansen joined the UNM faculty in 1979 as chair of the (then) Department of Theatre, administrative and teaching appointments at Oberlin College and the University of Delaware. Under his leadership, its... Read more »
  • College of Fine Arts ARTS Lab – General

    ARTS Lab is an award-winning interdisciplinary center for emerging media with an emphasis on immersive and interactive media. The Art, Research, Technology & Science Lab supports education, research, production and presentation for the University of New Mexico College of Fine Arts, as well as other colleges, and the greater community.
  • College of Fine Arts Dean’s Fund

    Investing future of professional artists benefits our university, our community, and beyond. The arts are a economic driver in New Mexico, and our UNM Fine Arts students students will be global leaders in the arts, and innovators who contribute to every profession. The lives of students, faculty, and staff are enriched by the financial support... Read more »
  • Concert Choir Fund

    The UNM Concert Choir plans to perform in Carnegie Hall in March, 2020. The UNM Concert Choir is the Department of Music’s premier mixed choral ensemble, and gifts made in 2019 – 2020 will help offset their travel expenses. Led by Dr. David Edmonds, this group has been recognized across the state and region for... Read more »
  • Dana Tai Soon Burgess and Jameson Freeman Endowed Fund for Dance

    Dana Tai Soon Burgess is a Santa Fe native, and graduated from the University of New Mexico. Dana is a leading American choreographer, dancer, and cultural figure. He founded Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC.org) in 1992. It is the preeminent modern dance company in the Washington, D.C. region. He is the first ever... Read more »
  • Dance – Friends of Dance

    Established in 1988 as an enterprise in community support to raise support for UNM dance scholarships for students. Friends of Dance has become a major force in demonstrating to students, faculty, and administration how a small community organization can reinforce the artistic and academic goals of the youth involved at UNM.
  • Dottie Barrett Memorial Scholarship in Music

    The Dottie Barrett Memorial Scholarship in Music supports undergraduate or graduate students in good standing, pursuing a degree in the Department of Music. Students studying the cello are preferred. Dorothy “Dottie” Barrett was principal cellist of the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra for fourteen years, from 1972 to 1985, and principal of the precursor to the... Read more »
  • Gloria Griffin Mallory Endowment for Theatre – Eddie Snapp Fellowship

    This fund supports visiting artists in the Department of Theatre to help build bridges between students of Theatre and the professional world of Theatre. It will be named for beloved professor of theatre for 33 years, Eddie Snapp. The objective of this initiative is to strengthen pathways to professional careers for students. Specifically, the Eddie... Read more »
  • John Clark Choral Endowed Scholarship

    John Miller Clark, September 21, 1940 ~ December 30, 2017 This fund honors John Clark, Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at the University of New Mexico from 1972 – 2005. Professor Clark was a leading figure in choral music in the state of New Mexico for a generation of singers and this... Read more »
  • Latin American Music Center

    The Latin American Music Center through the Music from the Americas Concert Series at the UNM Department of Music, presents an average of 6 concerts a year of music of all periods composed or performed by musicians of the highest caliber born or residing in the American Continent. Furthermore, guest artists complement and enrich the... Read more »
  • Leah Menezes Lee Art Education Scholarship

    Leah Menezes Lee was an artist and teacher with children and adults in schools, universities, museums, dojos, and city streets. She was both a visual artist of murals, sculpture, and painting, and a martial artist of karate, krav maga, and tai chi. Leah was a dedicated educator and her teaching included being an instructor at... Read more »
  • Marjorie L. Devon Tamarind Scholarship

    The Marjorie L. Devon Tamarind Scholarship Fund was created to honor Tamarind’s director for over thirty years. This fund will directly support a student enrolled in Tamarind’s one-year Printer Training Program.
  • Music Chair’s Fund (College of Fine Arts)

    The UNM Department of Music Chair’s Fund relies on the generous contributions of donors to support our students and faculty, including a robust schedule of concerts, recitals and programs, faculty support for research, visiting artists, music equipment and much more. See our website at music.unm.edu for information.
  • Music Memorial Fund

    This fund is used to support a variety of scholarship needs and opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students within the Department of Music at The University of New Mexico.
  • Reggie Behl Drawing Award

    This fund supports a drawing award for undergraduate students in the Art/Art History Department. Selection is based on merit, using the student’s drawing portfolio.
  • Special Projects in Cinematic Arts

    This fund supports special projects and research for faculty and students in the Cinematic Arts Department at UNM. Currently, Associate Chair & Associate Professor of Cinematic Arts Department Deborah Fort is working on The Book of Ruth: An Improvised Life, a feature length documentary that explores the lifelong artistic passion and boundless curiosity of Ruth... Read more »
  • String Pedagogy Family Fund and Mad About Music Fund

    Mad About Music is the advanced repertoire class and touring group of the University of New Mexico Lab School. These talented young middle/high school musicians have been invited to perform across the United States and even internationally. Click here to see the group perform.
  • Suellen Gornall Endowed Scholarship in Music

    This endowment honors Suellen Gornall, who liked to study, listen to and perform various types of music, including folk, pop, and musical theater. Her favorite types of music were choral and classical. She performed in many amateur chorus groups throughout her life, including at The University of New Mexico. This fund supports a full-time student, in good academic standing,... Read more »
  • Tamarind Institute

    Tamarind Institute, a division of the College of Fine Arts, is a nonprofit center for fine art lithography that trains master printers and houses a professional collaborative studio for artists. Founded in 1960 in Los Angeles, Tamarind is recognized internationally for its contributions to the growth of contemporary printmaking around the world and continues to... Read more »
  • Tamarind Institute Director’s Fund

    The Tamarind Institute Director’s Fund was established in 2017 to provide the director, Diana Gaston, with funds to further the educational reach and artistic mission of Tamarind Institute. Tamarind Institute, a division of the College of Fine Arts at the University of New Mexico, is a nonprofit center for fine art lithography that trains master... Read more »
  • Theatre and Dance Chair’s Fund (College of Fine Arts)

    The UNM Department of Theatre & Dance Chair’s Fund relies on the generous contributions of donors to support our students and faculty, including a robust schedule of performances, recitals and programs, faculty support for research, visiting artists, equipment and much more. See our website at theatre.unm.edu for information.
  • UNM Art Museum Acquisitions Fund for Diversity and Equity

    The UNM Art Museum seeks to increase diversity in the permanent collection. Funds generated will be used to acquire works of art by and about women, LGBTQ artists, and artists of color, particularly Native American and Latinx artists. The first acquisition in the fall of 2019 will be photographic portraits by of transgender and gender... Read more »
  • UNM Art Museum General Fund

    Support the UNM Art Museum and ensure the continued excellence of our programs and collection with your annual gift. Get involved with the Museum by participating in dynamic programming, engaging social events and taking part in meaningful learning opportunities. The UNM Art Museum relies on the generous contributions of donors to support a robust schedule... Read more »
  • UNM Children’s Chorus

    The UNM Children’s Chorus is a non-auditioned chorus serving boys and girls in the Albuquerque metro area between the ages 7 and 12.  Any child who wishes to sing is welcome. The UNM Children’s Chorus is a program started in cooperation with the UNM Music Prep School and the UNM University Chorus, both groups seeing... Read more »
  • UNM Music Prep School Lectures and Special Projects

    Founded in 1993, the UNM Music Prep School prepares students for a lifetime of music learning. We offer a wide variety of affordable music classes for Albuquerque-area students, birth to adults. In addition to our classes, we offer special lectures, projects and other learning opportunities to our students, their families and to the UNM Music... Read more »
  • UNM Summer Music Institute

    The UNM string faculty is pleased to present the UNM Summer Music Institute for accomplished collegiate and high school musicians. Participants will be immersed in daily chamber music coaching, instrumental master classes, a solo competition, student and faculty recitals, special music topic lectures, and much more. Our goal is to be able to offer full... Read more »

College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences

  • Fine Arts Library Fund

    The UNM Fine Arts and Design Library (FADL) supports the teaching and research programs of the University in the fields of architecture and planning, landscape architecture, art, music and photography. This fund supports the acquisition of collections and materials for FADL.
  • Howard L. Karno Endowment for Latin American Pictorial Collections

    The Howard L. Karno Endowment for Latin American Pictorial Collections was established in 2013 by Russ Davidson, PhD, in honor of his longtime friend and renowned Latin American bookseller, Howard L. Karno (1930 – 2012). The Endowment will provide funds to enrich the holdings of rare and specialized Latin American visual resources at UNM Libraries.... Read more »
  • OILS General Fund

    This fund provides program support to the Organization, Information & Learning Science Program (OILS, formerly OLIT).
  • The Lynn and Lynda Miller Fund for Southwest Fiction

    The Lynn and Lynda Miller Fund for Southwest Fiction was established to celebrate the rich cultural and literary history of the Southwest. The fund supports fiction (novels and short story collections), events and other costs associated with works that highlight the ways in which the landscapes and cultures of this diverse region shape stories, situations,... Read more »
  • Tony Hillerman Collection Fund

    Anthony Grove Hillerman (1925-2008) was an award-winning author of southwestern literature. The Hillerman Portal is a comprehensive online resource for researchers and students who wish to learn more about the author, his life, and work. This site hosts digital reproductions of Hillerman’s manuscripts, screenplays, and papers, as well as a complete catalog of his published... Read more »
  • University Libraries Dean’s Fund for Excellence

    The University Libraries Dean’s Fund for Excellence provides for unique opportunities under the discretion of the University Library Dean to accomplish services materials and projects which meet the strategic goals of the library.
  • William J. Parish Memorial Library Endowment

    The William J. Parish Memorial Library Endowment funds the acquisition of academic materials, and equipment for Parish Memorial Library. The William Jackson Parish Memorial Library is grateful to the late Edna May Parish for her support of the library and the Presidential Scholarship Fund at UNM.

International

  • Department of Music Opera Fund

    Our program presents two productions in the academic year. All students in Opera Theater are given the opportunity to perform in the opera scenes performances or the fully staged opera production accompanied by the UNM Symphony Orchestra. All of our costumes come from the Santa Fe Opera. Our goal is to educate and develop the... Read more »

School of Architecture & Planning

  • Cherry See Scholarship in Architecture

    Edie Cherry, FAIA taught architecture at UNM from 1972 until 2000. Jim See, AIA graduated from UNM in architecture in 1969. Jim and Edie, husband and wife, founded Cherry/See Architects in 1977. This named scholarship honors their life legacy and is awarded annually to a full time student enrolled in the Architecture Department who maintains... Read more »
  • Landscape Architecture Endowment

    Landscape Architecture is a platform for the cross-pollination of ideas, a tool for positive social and environmental change, and a living narrative that connects us to our surroundings. At the University of New Mexico, the Landscape Architecture Department prepares students with the tools to think and act critically, enabling them to understand the complexity of... Read more »
  • Professor Don & Jackie Schlegel Graduate Award

    Professor Don Schlegel established an endowed scholarship, which is awarded to a graduate student in the Masters of Architecture program. The student recipient displays awareness of integration and technology in design, two aspects of the architecture profession that Professor Schlegel was passionate about.
  • SA+P Schoeman Travel Fellowship

    Giving to the Schoeman Travel Fellowship will help provide students in the architecture graduate program an outstanding opportunity to further their education through domestic or foreign travel. Additionally, having this fellowship for SA+P students, it is a strong recruitment component for the program.
  • School of Architecture and Planning Alumni Association

    Join the Alumni Chapter! The Alumni Chapter is an opportunity for graduates of the School, student members, honorary members, and members of the design community to have an active role in supporting the students, faculty, and staff. Opportunities include professional outreach and mentorship, career days and portfolio reviews, networking, student tours, post-lecture receptions, student relief,... Read more »
  • School of Architecture and Planning Dean’s Fund

    School of Architecture and Planning Dean’s Fund – The Dean’s Fund is designed to provide a wide range of educational opportunities for our truly amazing, always surprising and extraordinarily energetic students and faculty. It allows the Dean to respond to emerging opportunities and new initiatives directed toward long-term student success.
  • School of Architecture and Planning Robert Walters Fund for Exhibitions

    The Robert Walters Fund for Exhibitions supports gallery shows and exhibitions in George Pearl Hall. Exhibitions are an important component of the School’s educational offerings to our students. The fund honors the late Robert Bob Walters, architect and artist, who played a critically important role in the education of several generations of students at the... Read more »
  • Tir Comin Graduate Fellowship

    The Tir Comin Graduate Fellowship is for a Native American graduate student enrolled in Community and Regional Planning master’s program at the School of Architecture and Planning. To help complete the required credit hours to receive a MCRP.

School of Engineering

  • 3D Printing Fund

    Support the collaborative COVID 19 response effort between the UNM Department of Orthopaedics and the UNM Department of Engineering. Your gift will help purchase materials needed for a mass 3D printing production of personal protective equipment (PPE) for UNM Hospitals and other critical care facilities around the state of New Mexico in short supply. Engineering... Read more »
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Student Chapter

    The UNM Student Branch of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will host the 2018 Region IV Student Conference. Students from New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas present research papers and team design reports, competing to present their work at the 2019 AIAA International Conference. We hope to make this unforgettable for all... Read more »
  • Busch, Cooper, Roderick Fund for Teaching Enhancement

    This fund will create teaching assistantships for graduate students interested in a career teaching nuclear engineering. The fund would also support professional development opportunities for faculty that are designed to enhance teaching.
  • Civil Engineering Labs Fund

    Your gift will help construct the nation’s first academic, 3D concrete printing lab and to expand our existing computer lab to better facilitate high-tech learning. It will put Albuquerque on the map as a leader in 3D concrete printing and will help us ensure that engineering students at UNM are ready to compete in the... Read more »
  • Civil Engineering Scholarships

    Your gift will help provide scholarship support for any student enrolled in the department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering.
  • Computer Science Founders Fund

    This fund honors Sto Bell, Ed Gilbert, and Don Morrison, the Founders of the UNM Computer Science Department.  This fund is established to award a full time teacher who makes a difference in the lives of undergraduate students in Computer Science.  Voted on by graduating seniors, the recipient will receive the award for three consecutive... Read more »
  • Engineering & Computer Science Career Development Program Fund for Undergraduates

    Your gift, combined with help from other alumni and supporters will help sustain the University of New Mexico’s School of Engineering’s Internship and Career Development Program for undergraduates majoring in Engineering or Computer Science. Our program seeks to provide paid 8 week summer internships for our undergraduates.
  • Engineering Scholarships Fund

    Your gift will help provide a scholarship to a School of Engineering student. Thank you for contributing to the success of our students and making their dreams possible!
  • FSAE Electric Car

    Your gift will allow the Lobo MotorSports team to design, build and race an electric car.
  • Future Technology Fund

    Your gift will help advance the projects and work in the Center for Biomedical Engineering.
  • Lobo Motorsports Formula SAE Program

    This three semester course allows aspiring engineers to design, manufacture, test and compete a formula style race car. The program is now ranked #5 in the U.S., out of 133 programs! Through FSAE, students grow to understand what to expect in real world engineering.
  • PNM Women in Engineering Scholarship Fund

    This scholarship, established by the women engineers at PNM, will benefit women engineering students in their final year of undergraduate study at The University of New Mexico. Your gift will provide these students with much−needed support to complete their degrees.
  • Student Design Projects in Engineering

    Each year, School of Engineering seniors are required to complete a capstone project to demonstrate their full breadth of knowledge of engineering. These projects range from posters to high-tech displays and demos. They are featured annually at the Engineering Expo in the spring, where students interact with industry members, showing off their projects. Your support... Read more »
  • Thomas Keller Endowed Scholarship

    Thomas Keller was a talented and charismatic young artist who, sadly, died at age 38. Driven and inquisitive, Thomas helped bring about the UNM ARTS Lab which focuses on an interdisciplinary approach to art and technology. In his memory, the Thomas Keller Endowed Scholarship is an annual award for a Computer Science student with a... Read more »
  • Tom Cummings Memorial Scholarship

    In memory of Tom Cummings, this scholarship has been created for a UNM student who has financial need and who is socially and economically challenged.
  • UNM Lobo Launch

    Lobo Launch is UNM’s senior design program that allows students to design, build, and launch an amateur rocket. The first student-built rocket launched in May 2017. Students in the project are enrolled in a 400-level, two-semester mechanical engineering course called Rocket Engineering, where they learn about rockets, structures, and propulsion systems. The program gives students... Read more »
  • UNM Solar Splash

    UNM Solar Splash is a Mechanical Engineering undergraduate capstone project where we are designing and building a solar powerboat for the World Championship of intercollegiate Solar/Electric boating in Dayton, Ohio. This is an annual competition and UNM’s third year participating. It is our hope that we will start a dynasty and become part of the... Read more »
  • Visionaries of Infinite Potential Endowed Scholarship

    The Visionaries of Infinite Potential (VIP) scholarship endowment was created by a small group of young, dedicated alumni who shared a common goal to help others define and accomplish their dreams. The VIP alumni have set an ambitious goal to raise this endowment to $100,000 by the year 2023. Your gift will help grow this... Read more »
  • WHY Lab Fund

    The WHY lab (What do engineers do? How the heck do you do that? WhY am I taking this course?) is an ECE Department undergraduate laboratory envisioned as an experiential learning approach to introduce students to discover an area in ECE that best interests them. The WHY lab has many other purposes. For instance, to... Read more »

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 »
  • Brad and Jan Tepper Student Emergency Support Fund

    Brad and Jan Tepper established this fund to provide financial assistance to students of School of Law, who are managing demanding academic requirements while struggling with debilitating financial circumstances. Potential reasons for awarding emergency funding include, but are not limited to: · Support for temporary housing, and/or other essential needs, due to displacement by fire... Read more »
  • Child & Family Justice Initiative (CFJI) Fund

    The UNM School of Law embraces its responsibility as New Mexico’s Law School to serve New Mexico’s people and address important issues facing the state. The CFJI exists to pursue justice and racial equity for New Mexico’s most vulnerable children and families by creating and enhancing programs for pipelining to Law School, preparation in Law... Read more »
  • Daniels Diploma Endowment

    The Daniels Diploma was created in 2012 in honor of Justice Charles W. Daniels, a UNM Law graduate and former professor. The Daniels Diploma is awarded to the Juris Doctorate candidate who, through scholarship, conduct, and character, indicates great potential upon and after graduation and is generally awarded to the person who graduates first in... 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.
  • Law Student Emergency Relief Fund

    The UNM School of Law has established a fund to provide emergency financial aid of up to $1,000 per eligible student. Law students to include graduating 3Ls may apply for emergency financial aid by submitting a written request to the Dean of the School of Law. The Dean will require the student to provide certain... Read more »
  • 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.
  • The Sally and Ted Occhialino Semester in D.C. Scholarship Fund

    The UNM School of Law Semester in D.C. is very popular and well-attended by our students and involves many UNM School of Law alumni/ae in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Up to 6 students each semester are assisted with cost of living, studying and working in and around D.C. with annual contributions from alumni and... Read more »

School of Public Administration

University Honors Program

  • Honors College Alumni and Friends Endowment

    These funds are used for needs in the Honors Program, including an Alumni Lecture series, field-based courses and programs, equipment, and conference travel funds for faculty and students.
  • PBK Alpha New mexico Chapter

    The funds are used to pay the PBK membership fees for new UNM invitees to join the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. The funds are also used to cover the expenses for events in which the student members have opportunities to network with PBK alums and to promote the student’s professional and personal development.
  • Rosalie Otero Honors Student Research Scholarship

    One of Dr. Otero’s ambitions for the new Honors College is to establish a research center to support and fund Honors students best research projects. This endowment is a first step toward both realizing that ambition and honoring Rosalie’s contribution to the lives and work of students faculty and staff from so many schools over... Read more »


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