UNM Offers Single Mom Scholarship- Apply before January 31, 2014!

smsEvery Wednesday the Daily Loco will post opportunities in the community that may not be well known to the public. We ask that you forward these to people who may be in need. If we work as a group, we can change the world.

This week we are featuring The UNM Women’s Resource Center’s Sabrina Single Mothers Scholarship (http://women.unm.edu/what-we-offer/sabrina-single-mothers-scholarship-.html):

The Sabrina Single Mother’s Scholarship is awarded every Spring semester. Applications for the scholarship are available during Fall semester The deadline to apply is January 31, 2014 by 4:00pm. The students selected will receive an award which will be credited to the students’ account during the Spring semester.  A letter of notification will be sent to the student, or students, chosen

Selection Criteria:

  • Available to graduate and undergraduate Single Mothers attending UNM
  • Must be registered for 6 or more credit hours per semester during the academic year
  • Must have cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Must display financial need
  • Must be sole financial supporter of the family
  • Must submit the following:
    • Unofficial UNM transcript
    • Completed two-page application form
    • Short Essay responding to questions
    • Copy of current tax return or FAFSA application, last 2 pay stubs (if working), and copy of Financial Aid Award
    • 1 Letter of Recommendation – not to exceed one page (Letter will be accepted from an Employment or Volunteer Supervisor, Academic Advisor or Professor)

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