Global Leadership

A scholarship opportunity for international students who have demonstrated academic performance and show promise to be leaders in their communities.

  • Value between $3,000- $7,000 (USD) depending on past academic performance

  • Open to all majors

  • 3.0 GPA minimum

  • Essay (500 word max) on topic "What leadership means to me."  Include full name and UNM ID number and send to iadmission@unm.edu 
  • Recipients required to complete first year, 1 credit "Academic Success" course managed by the Global Education Office and join & participate in 1 UNM student club/organization.

Notice: This scholarship will not be combined with another UNM scholarship (such as the Amigo Scholarship).

To Apply: Students will be considered as part of the admission review and will be notified regarding an admission and financial aid decision upon submission of a completed application, official transcripts, and official English proficiency exam results, if required.  Please send essay on topic listed above to iadmission@unm.edu 

Fall Semester Priority Deadline: April 15th

Spring Semester Priority Deadline: October 1st

Questions? Contact: iadmission@unm.edu