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Six $1,200 Scholarships Awarded! $600 per semester for two semesters. 

First Financial Credit Union will award scholarships to six graduating high school seniors and all qualified past recipients of the scholarship.

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a graduating senior in good standing, planning to attend a two or four-year, accredited New Mexico college or university, or any prior year First Financial scholarship recipient currently enrolled at a New Mexico institution of higher learning.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum of 12 hours and must have at least a 2.0 grade point average.
  • Parent/guardian or student must be a member of First Financial Credit Union. Immediate family
  • members of volunteers and staff are not eligible.
  • Past recipients: Please see application (available online or in the branch) for qualifications.

Applications are also available at any one of our credit union offices, by calling 766-5600 or 1-800-342-8298, or visiting ffnm.org.

Learn More

For further scholarship details, please contact Julie Zerbe, at 505-462-1117.

2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients 

High School Seniors

Adrian Chavez – Manzano High School, Albuquerque, NM
Plans to attend UNM with a major in Engineering

Alicia Tom – Miyamura High School, Gallup, NM
Plans to attend UNM with a major in Nursing

Belson Spencer – Thoreau High School, Thoreau, NM
Plans to attend UNM with a major in Criminal Justice 

Domonic Fischer – West Mesa High School, Albuquerque, NM
Plans to attend NM Highlands with a major in Business Administration

Michalina Homka – Farmington High School, Farmington, NM
Plans to attend UNM with a major in the Medical Field

Moriah Sujkowski – New Mexico Connections Academy, Albuquerque, NM
Plans to attend UNM with a major in the Medical Field

Savannah Sujkowski – New Mexico Connections Academy, Albuquerque, NM
Plans to attend UNM with a major in the Medical Field

Timothy Peywa – Zuni High School, Zuni, NM
Plans to attend UNM-Gallup with a major in Construction Technology

Past Recipients

Briana Avila – 5th and final year recipient
Attending UNM with a double major in Accounting and Human Resources

Christian Geyer – 5th and final year recipient
Attending UNM with a major in Electrical Engineering

Tianna Spurlock – 5th and final year recipient
Attending UNM with a major in Elementary Education

Claire Homer – 3rd year recipient
Attending NM Tech with a major in Mathematics

Sara Lopez – 3rd year recipient
Transferring to UNM with a major in Business and Accounting

Shelby Essary – 3rd year recipient
Attending Eastern NM University with a major in Social Work

Hannah Thompson – 2nd year recipient
Attending UNM with a major in Criminology

Jacob Chavez – 2nd year recipient
Attending UNM with a double major in Political Science and International Studies

Neiry Mendoza – 2nd year recipient
Attending Eastern NM University with a major in Physical Education

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