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MSC03 2210
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Student Union Building

Phone: (505) 277-3803


GPSA is the recognized graduate and professional student government at the University of New Mexico. Our goal is to enhance the academic and intellectual environment for the graduate and professional students at the University of New Mexico and to promote the rights, interests and professional development of graduate and professional students within the university community, through advocacy, education, and financial support.

Announcements & Updates!  

The GPSA Summer Grants Cycle opened on June 5, and will close on Friday, June 16 at 12 PM (noon). If you were unable to attend one of the applicant training sessions, you can access the slides from this here. If you are interested in being a grant reader for the summer term, please complete the GPSA Summer Grant Reader Information Form; reader trainings will be held June 14 & 15. You can apply for any of the GPSA Grant or Scholarship offerings at gpsagrants.unm.edu

GPSA will offer the following grants and scholarship this summer:

  • Student Research Grant (SRG): May fund travel and lodging to conduct research in the field (includes artistic projects like photography or dance), the cost of research materials, and/or travel/lodging and conference fees for conferences at which the applicant is making a presentation. Offered every fall, spring and summer semester. Up to $500.
  • Professional Development Grant (PDG): May fund travel/lodging and fees for job interviews, auditions, clinicals, mock trials, unpaid internships, conferences at which the applicant is not making a presentation, and other professional development travel or related expenses. May not fund expenses eligible for the SRG. Offered every fall, spring and summer semester. Up to $500.
  • Graduate Summer Scholarship (GSS): An Up-to $1,000 merit and need based scholarship designed to help support students who are nearing the end of their academic programs and taking Summer classes in order to expedite their program’s completion. Graduate and professional students in good standing (3.0 GPA or higher) and within 24 credit hours of graduating are eligible for the scholarship.

Questions? Email the Grant Committee Chair at gpsafunding@unm.edu