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Scholarships for Undocumented Students

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

Contact El Centro de la Raza at:

El Centro de la Raza
University of New Mexico
Mesa Vista Hall 1148
Albuquerque, NM 87131

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 

El Centro de la Raza Contacts

Phone: 505-277-5020

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