Mescalero Tribal Education

by Mescalero Apache Tribe | September 13, 2016 3:35 pm

Tribal Scholarship

ATTN: Tribal Education Dept.

P.O. Box 227 Mescalero, NM 88340

Ph: 575-464-4500 Fax: 575-464-4508

Recent News:

Tribal Education Department[1]

2021 Mescalero Responsible Gaming Scholarship is now available![2]

**Tribal Scholarship deadline extended due to reservation lockdown. Click here [3]to view updated public notice.**

The Mescalero Tribal Scholarship packet is exclusive for all enrolled members of the Mescalero Apache Tribe only! When completing one of the packets, be certain you are printing the packet that will be required for your need:

  • Beginning Packet – first time ever applicant
    • Beginning Student Application Packet[4]
    • Ordinance 14-03[5]
    • Chapter 23[6]
  • Continuing Packet – continuing each year applicant
    • Continuing Student Application Packet[7]
    • Ordinance 14-03[5]
    • Chapter 23[6]
  • Returning Packet – returning after a year or more off from college
    • Returning Student Application Packet[8]
    • Ordinance 14-03[5]
    • Chapter 23[6]

By providing these documents online it will be your absolute responsibility to complete the correct packet and get it to our office on or before the required DEADLINE DATE – JUNE 1, 2020.

  • Our office will not accept any incomplete Scholarship packets.
  • Our office will not accept any Scholarship packets after the deadline date.
  • Our office will not accepted any faxed application packets; therefore please mail with ample time, so we do receive your complete packet in a timely manner!

Housekeeping documents that are helpful to have:

  • Chapter 23 – Education Assistance Programs[9]
  • Ordinance 14-03[5]

If you are not sure of the packet that is required for your need, do not hesitate to contact Kelton Starr, Director. Office: 575-464-4500 Email: [email protected]

*Any and all inquires about the Tribal Education Dept. must go through Mr. Kelton Starr.


  • San Carlos Apache College invites all Native American students to take their Summer 2021 courses with a full-time scholarship, click here[10] for more info! View the 20201 Summer course list here[11]!

  • Click here[12] to view the National Park Service (NPS), Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program announcement for a native/indigenous outreach coordinator for candidates who identify as Latino and native/indigenous.  Interested candidates can apply at NPS Native/Indigenous Outreach Coordinator. The person selected will report to the NPS office based in Austin, TX but the position can be virtual.  The position entails assisting the NPS with outreach to indigenous/native tribes in NM, TX, OK, CO.

  • Need help with buying your summer text books? Mescalero Community Library can help! Email [email protected] for more info!

Links and documents helpful to know:

  • Native American Political Leadership Program[13]
  • FAFSA[14]
  • ENMU – Ruidoso [15]
  • NMSU – Alamogordo [16]
  • National Tribal Child Support Association Scholarship[17]
  • Southwest Conservation Corps[18]
  • Central New Mexico Community College[19]
  • Clovis Community College[20]
  • Eastern New Mexico University – Main Campus[21]
  • Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell[22]
  • Luna Community College[23]
  • Mesalands Community College[24]
  • New Mexico Highlands University[25]
  • New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology[26]
  • New Mexico Junior College[27]
  • New Mexico Military Institute[28]
  • New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired[29]
  • New Mexico School for the Deaf[30]
  • New Mexico State University – Carlsbad[31]
  • New Mexico State University – Dona Ana[32]
  • New Mexico State University – Grants[33]
  • New Mexico State University – Main Campus[34]
  • Northern New Mexico College[35]
  • San Juan College[36]
  • Santa Fe Community College[37]
  • University of New Mexico – Gallup[38]
  • University of New Mexico – Los Alamos[39]
  • University of New Mexico – Main Campus[40]
  • University of New Mexico – Taos[41]
  • University of New Mexico – Valencia[42]
  • Western New Mexico University[43]

  1. Tribal Education Department:
  2. 2021 Mescalero Responsible Gaming Scholarship is now available!:
  3. here :
  4. Beginning Student Application Packet:
  5. Ordinance 14-03:
  6. Chapter 23:
  7. Continuing Student Application Packet:
  8. Returning Student Application Packet:
  9. Chapter 23 – Education Assistance Programs:
  10. here:
  11. here:
  12. here:
  13. Native American Political Leadership Program:
  14. FAFSA:
  15. ENMU – Ruidoso :
  16. NMSU – Alamogordo :
  17. National Tribal Child Support Association Scholarship:
  18. Southwest Conservation Corps:
  19. Central New Mexico Community College:
  20. Clovis Community College:
  21. Eastern New Mexico University – Main Campus:
  22. Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell:
  23. Luna Community College:
  24. Mesalands Community College:
  25. New Mexico Highlands University:
  26. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology:
  27. New Mexico Junior College:
  28. New Mexico Military Institute:
  29. New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired:
  30. New Mexico School for the Deaf:
  31. New Mexico State University – Carlsbad:
  32. New Mexico State University – Dona Ana:
  33. New Mexico State University – Grants:
  34. New Mexico State University – Main Campus:
  35. Northern New Mexico College:
  36. San Juan College:
  37. Santa Fe Community College:
  38. University of New Mexico – Gallup:
  39. University of New Mexico – Los Alamos:
  40. University of New Mexico – Main Campus:
  41. University of New Mexico – Taos:
  42. University of New Mexico – Valencia:
  43. Western New Mexico University:

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