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Global Leadership

A scholarship opportunity is only for international students who have demonstrated leadership in their schools or communities.

  • Value between $3,000- $7,000 (USD)

  • Open to all majors

  • 3.0 GPA minimum

  • Applicant should submit an essay (no more than 500 words) outlining leadership experiences & how the applicant will use their UNM education to benefit their community

  • Letter of Recommendation from one of their School Officials describing student's leadership activity and future potential.

Notice: This scholarship is not "stackable" with any other UNM scholarship. Meaning that it will not be combined with another UNM scholarship (such as the Amigo Scholarship). The greater of the scholarships will be awarded to an eligible student.

Important: Before applying for this scholarship, you should first complete an online application for admission and receive your UNM ID number (in 9 digit format). You will need your UNM ID number for the scholarship application.

Fall Semester Priority Deadline: February 15th

Questions? Contact:

To Apply: Please email a copy of your Essay and Letter of Recommendation with the subject “Leadership” to In the body of your email, please include the following:

  • Your Full Name
  • Your UNM ID Number (in 9-digit format)
  • Your Recommender’s full name and his or her email address