ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Daniels Fund has announced a total of $100,000 in what it calls Boundless Opportunity Scholarship grants spread among Central New Mexico Community College, Eastern New Mexico University, New Mexico Highlands University and the University of New Mexico. The money is designed to go to non-traditional students with financial need who are “motivated to create a better life for themselves and their families,” fund officials said in a news release.
“Boundless Opportunity Scholarships provide a much-needed boost for non-traditional students interested in investing in themselves through education,” Daniels Fund President and CEO Linda Childears said in a statement.
Individuals who can qualify for the money include adults entering or returning to college, GED holders, veterans entering or returning to college, former foster care youth and former juvenile justice youth, according to the release.
It is up to each school to determine the specific populations for the scholarships.
A full list of schools and the populations they award can be found at DanielsFund.org/Boundless.
Boundless Opportunity Scholarships are awarded to schools for two-year cycles. The following schools received funding in 2019: Clovis Community College, New Mexico State University, University of New Mexico—Valencia and University of New Mexico—Taos.
For more information, visit DanielsFund.org.
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