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Application Deadlines

To be eligible for admission, you must submit your full application by the following deadlines:

July 15thDecember 1stApril 30th

Prepare the following before applying:

  1. Pay the $50 CELAC Application
  2. Scan copy of passport, transcript(s), and diploma(s)
  3. Writing Sample: Choose ONE of the following topics and write an essay of approximately 150 words. The use of dictionaries is not permitted.
    1. Describe someone in your family who is special to you and explain how and why that person is special.
    2.  Some people seem to learn a second language more easily than other people. What are the reasons for this? What are the characteristics of very good language learners?
  4. If of Mexican descent, and interested in applying for the IME/CELAC Scholarship, prepare the following documents (will upload to application):
    1. In 300-400 words, describe your academic achievements? (Describe tus logros académicos usando de 300 a 400 palabras.) *
    2. Describe your academic and/or career goals in 200-250 words. (Describe tus metas académicas y/o profesionales usando de 200 a 250 palabras.) *
    3. Explain why you financially need this scholarship in 250-350 words. (Explica cómo financieramente necesitas esta beca usando de 250 a 350 palabras.) *

Application Fee

There are three ways of paying the $50 non-refundable application fee:

  1. PAY ON-LINE by credit card

  2. Pay by U.S. bank personal check

  3. International money order made payable to "University of New Mexico"

*You must provide a copy of your receipt as proof of payment on your online application.