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Scholarships for Undocumented Students

El Centro de la Raza is a service at The University of NM that provides information about educational rights of undocumented students, and is available to all students & parents, no matter what college you plan to attend:

Contact Info:

El Centro de la Raza

University of NM

Mesa Vista Hall 1148

Phone: (505) 277-5020

Armando Bustamante, Student Programs Specialist at


Students who are classified as undocumented CAN qualify for state-based and college-based scholarships. Check out these scholarship websites:

FAFSA and Scholarship Contacts

Rosa Isela Cervantes
Director/Special Advisor to the
President on Latino Affairs

Armando A. Bustamante
Program Specialist

Yesenia Ruiz
Program Specialist

Alejandro Mendiaz-Rivera
Program Specialist