La Beca Del Alcalde Scholarship Eligibility: Be a Hispanic immigrant or child of Hispanic immigrants and reside in New Mexico. Be a Senior graduating from NM public school in the current year. Plan to enroll at CNM or UNM during the fall semester of 2017-18 academic year. Have a 2.5 or higher GPA. Scholarship Objective: to provide recognition for educational and leadership qualities to graduating Hispanic high school seniors that will be attending CNM or UNM.Scholarship Committee considerations: educational achievement, leadership qualities, letters of recommendation, written essay and strong financial need.DEADLINE: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY SUNDAY, APRIL 2ND AT 11:59PM. Instructions ***Please read carefully*** Complete and submit the form below. Please provide two confidential letters of recommendation using the recommendation form. Click here to download this form. Recommendations from relatives are not acceptable. You are required to have at least one High School teacher recommendation i.e., math, science, English or social studies, etc. Have each writer email the letter directly to the AHCC to: email@example.com . Do not read these letters.