Scholarships for Science, Engineering and Mathematics

  • DACC STEM Transfer Endowed Scholarship 
    • Established by Dr. Ratna Pankayatselvan and Mr. Sinnathamby “Pankat” Pankayatselvan in 2016 for students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics who start at DACC and transfer to NMSU
      • NMSU-DACC Criteria
        • Must be enrolled full time at NMSU-DACC
        • Must have a declared major in Chemistry, Biology, Math, Physics or Engineering
        • Must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
        • Must be classified as a sophomore or higher
        • Preference shall be given to a student who intends to transfer to NMSU Las Cruces campus to pursue a bachelor’s degree in STEM as evidenced by a statement of educational and career goals and other information collected in the scholarship application process
        • The award amount will be calculated as one-half of tuition and fees at the time of the award
        • The NMSU-DACC scholarship may be eligible for matching funds from the earnings of the Jon Wynne Endowment at the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico

        NMSU-Las Cruces Criteria 

        • Must have received the DACC STEM Transfer Endowed Scholarship in the most recent term
        • Must transfer from NMSU-DACC to NMSU-Las Cruces in the next major term after receiving an Associate of Science degree at NMSU-DACC
        • Must have a declared major in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) program as determined by the New Mexico Higher Education Department
        • Must be enrolled full time
        • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
        • Award may be renewed for a total of 4 semesters
  • NM Space Grant Consortium
    • Established to support students in Aerospace & Engineering
      • cGPA of 3.0 or higher
      • Preferred participation in payload development and launch campaign