Funding Opportunities for
Undergraduate Students
Native Forward Scholars Fund offers funding opportunities for undergraduate students including AS, BA and BS degrees in all majors, with special scholarships for STEM majors

Funding Opportunities for
Graduate Students
Native Forward Scholars Fund offers a variety of funding opportunities for graduate students including MA, MS, PhD, STEM, Medical, Law, MBA, and other professional degrees.

PNM Pueblo Education Endowment Scholarship 2022-2023

Status: Opens January 1, 2023
Deadline: June 1, 2023

The PNM Pueblo Education Endowment Scholarship provides financial assistance to students from one of the 19 Pueblo Nations of New Mexico who are pursuing a certificate, vocational trade, or degree. This program will award 15 scholarships per academic year. This opportunity is a merit-based award.


Students must meet the following requirements to be considered for this scholarship:

  • Be an enrolled member or 1st/2nd generation descendant of one of the nineteen Pueblo Nations in New Mexico. Documentation is required via a copy of Certificate Degree of Indian Blood (CIB), Tribal membership card, or a letter of enrollment/descendancy from the Tribal enrollment office.
  • Be enrolled full-time or part-time at an accredited college or university.
  • Pursuing a certificate, vocational trade, undergraduate (juniors and seniors only), or graduate degree.
  • Pursuing a vocational trade or a degree with a focus in a STEM or STEM-related discipline, public policy, business administration, communications/journalism, or education. Engineering and electrical engineering students are encouraged to apply.
  • Possess a minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 (undergraduate).


For any further questions, contact our Scholarship Operations team at



My whole life I really didn’t think that was in the cards for me and Native Forward Scholars Fund believed in me and was able to provide me with the support and the community to be able to study what I wanted and also know that I had a place within the science world.

Mitchell Rose Bear Don’t Walk | Native Forward Alumna | Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes, Crow Nation, Lone Pine Shoshone Paiute