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El Centro scholarships

Book Scholarship

We award our own Book Scholarship to FLC students, prioritizing hispanic or multi-cultural students. Deadline to apply is February 15.

Learn about our Book Scholarship

IME Becas Scholarship

The IME Becas Scholarship is a partnership between the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME) and Fort Lewis College, to provide financial assistance to students with Mexican origins.

Learn about the IME Becas Scholarship

FLC Scholarships for undocumented students

Fort Lewis College Foundation offers many hispanic college scholarships that do not require you to provide your Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA). Check out this list of FAFSA-free scholarships and visit the FLC Scholarships site for more information and to apply.

Scholarships beyond FLC

  • cahsee.org – This is the website for Center of Advancement for Hispanics in Science and Engineering Education. Students studying in these fields should go to the website to check out hispanic college scholarships and programs.
  • hacu.net –This website provides a list of numerous scholarships and programs for Hispanic students. Click on the “Student Resources” link to find a complete scholarship list.
  • maldef.org – Provides support programs and scholarships for non-residents or Mexican-Americans.
  • hsf.net – The Hispanic Scholarship Fund is a great resource for scholarships.
  • fastweb.com – Fastweb is a great general scholarship search tool. With fastweb you give them information about yourself to create a profile. Fastweb then does a search of what scholarships you are available for and tell you what they are when the applications are due and all that other information.
  • Hispanic-contractors.org – This is the website for the Hispanic Contractors of Colorado and provides support for education.
  • United Negro College Fund - Hispanic and other minorities qualify for these scholarships and programs. This is great website with some very important and large scholarships and help available.

Scholarships for International Students

  • iefa.org – This is a scholarship for students studying abroad.

Please come by El Centro if you have any questions about these scholarships or need help applying for them. That is what we are here for!

Beyond scholarships

Employment resources

  • nabe.org –This is the National Association for Bilingual Education website. It is a good tool when searching for employment; click under the Jobs link.
  • saludos.com – This is a great website when searching for employment.

Internships & additional scholarships

The following listing of scholarships and internships is only a brief list. Additional resources can be found by searches on the internet or in the library.  Inquire with your college for more resources, in addition to, the department of your major or minor. Call or visit the referenced websites for accurate information regarding deadlines and requirements.

  • American Indian College Fund
  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society
  • American Indian Services
    Enrollment in a university, college, junior college or technical school
    Undergraduate student with no more than 150 semester credits or 210 quarter credits
    Full-time or part-time status-excluding non-credit courses
    Minimum cumulative GPA is 2.25
    Application is available at the Native American Center
  • American University's Washington Internship for Native Students (WINS)
  • American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado Scholarship
  • Annie's Environmental Studies Scholarship
  • Association of American Indian Physicians
  • BHP Annual Scholarship Program
    Call 505-598-2169 OR 505-598-2211
    Fax 505-598-2102
    Attn: Scholarship Program
    P.O. Box 561
    Waterflow, NM 87421
    Email: bhpnmscholarship@bhpbilliton.com
    Deadline: June 30
  • Department of Energy Albuquerque Operations Office
    Federal Women's Program Scholarship
    Theresa Brooks, Scholarship Committee Chair
    Email: brookstl@cdm.com
  • Enterprise-Management Internship Program
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid
    Fort Lewis Federal School Code:  001353
  • FastWeb
  • Gates Millennium Scholars
  • Indian Health Service Pre-Scholarship Program
  • National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Deadline: November 1
    Application is available at the Native American Center  
  • Native American Internships
  • Native American Journalist Association
  • Native American Scholarships
  • Navajo Nation Investment Committee finance and accounting scholarships and internship opportunities
    To request a scholarship application or internship information write to:
    Finance and Accounting Project Office of the Controller
    P.O. Box 3150
    Window Rock, Arizona 86515
    Phone: 928-871-6126
  • The Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship and Financial Assistance Programs (ONNSFA)
  • Navajo Nation Teacher Education Program
  • NNALEA (National Native American Law Enforcement Association) Academic Scholarship Program
  • NSHMBA (National Society of Hispanic MBAs) Foundation https://www.prospanica.org/
  • State of New Mexico Commission on Higher Education: Scholarships, Grants, and Work Study
  • Truman D. Picard Scholarship Program
    Intertribal Timber Council
    Application Deadline: January 30, 2006
  • Morris K. Udall Foundation

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