Clovis High School

November Senior Information & Scholarship Letter



Criteria for selection is 2.5 GPA, African American Graduating Senior who will attend college or trade school. Deadline: January 2nd, 2019. Interested students should see Mrs. Penland prior to the Christmas break.


Two 3,000.00 scholarships awarded to graduating seniors. 3.0 GPA. Preference given for those entering the field of education (Teacher, Counselor, School Business Official) Deadline: February 22nd, 2019. See Mrs. Penland for applications.


Graduating seniors who are interested in applying for the Farmers Electric Education Foundation Scholarship Fund must meet the following criteria:
  • Active member of the COOP.
  • Must attend vocational, technical, community college or four year university.
  • Must have a 2.5 gpa
  • Of good character.
  • Economic need.

Deadline to apply is February 1st, 2019 no later than 5:00pm.


Information is posted online under the RECOGNITIONS tab > Related Links: High School Scholarships.

Create an account and apply: 2019 Scholarship Rules:
  • Only online submissions through Reviewr will be accepted.
  • Failure to meet the scholarship criteria as outlined in the application description will result in rejection of the application.
  • Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, February 8, 2019.
If you have any questions please call our office 505.923.3283


is now accepting scholarship applications at Deadline for Priority Awards is February 1st, 2019. After February 1st, awards will be considered until funds are exhausted.


NMAA Foundation will award 17 scholarships totaling $23,000 to seniors graduating from NMAA member schools. Scholarships will be awarded to individuals in six different categories which are listed below:
  1. Compete with Class, presented by the NM National Guard (sportsmanship; 4 @ $1,500 each)
  2. Extraordinary Participation (excellence in academics, athletics, and activities; 2 @ $2,500 each)
  3. Dan & Lucille / Gray Gladiator Athletics, presented by Subway (excellence in academics and athletics; 2 @ $1,000 each)
  4. Activities, presented by Subway (excellence in academics and activities; 2 @ $1,000 each)
  5. Mario Martinez Memorial (excellence in academics & multiple athletics programs from Class A-2A schools; 2 @ $1,500 each)
  6. El Richards / Francis Walsh Spirit, presented by Varsity Spirit (excellence in academics & Cheer/Dance; 2 @ $1,000 each)
There will also be three “at-large” selections for the Coach Dick Shelley St. Michael’s High School Basketball, Ralph Ortiz BPOE Elks Club of Santa Fe, & Santa Fe Knights of Columbus Scholarships. There is no formal application for these at-large scholarships as the recipients will be chosen from the pool of individuals that apply for the categories listed above. The NMAA Foundation has recognized individuals from over 85 different NMAA member high schools over the last eleven years. In order to honor students from all areas of New Mexico, we need your help in passing on application information to your students.

The deadline for each scholarship application is February 1st, 2019. Each application packet must be submitted online via the following webpage:

Questions please contact
Dusty Young CAA at
(505) 923-3268 Office or
(505) 977-5385 cell


Seniors who have not ordered their cap and gown, please do so by Thanksgiving. Jostens orders can be placed at


REMIND:  If you or your parents still want to join REMIND please follow these directions: Text this message @9ea67 to this number 81010 or send an email to this address


Seniors if you are having trouble in any of your courses please remember to access the EXTRA HELP Clovis High School has in place.

Student Success Center: Monday-Thursday 3:35-5:50 CHS Library.

Homeroom CATS: Monday-Friday 11:00-11:28.

JAVA LOFT: Math tutoring Thursday Evenings 6:30-8:30pm.

La Casita Elementary: Tutors available who are bilingual

Monday-Thursday 4:00-6:00pm, 400 Davis Street.


College and Scholarship Applications: Seniors should be filling out applications for admission. Most colleges can be found online by using the acronym for their University. Examples of this would be,,, or Some common keywords used to search for online applications can be “first time student, freshman, admissions, prospective students, undergraduate admissions, etc…” Look for online applications to the university as well as scholarship applications. 


FAFSA: Most colleges want students to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to see if they qualify for assistance. The FAFSA application opened on October 1st, 2018Once all federal funds are distributed, even if you qualify due to financial need, you will not be able to receive funds. Please pay attention and begin your FAFSA online at . This is a free application. If the site wants to charge you to fill out the form, you are on the wrong site.



ACT/SAT: Four-year colleges and universities require students to take college entrance exams such as: ACT/SAT. The next ACT is offered December 8, 2018 and the registration deadline is November 2nd, 2018. The late registration deadline is November 3-19, 2018.

The next SAT is offered December 1st, 2018, and the registration deadline is November 2nd, 2018. The late registration deadline is November 20th, 2018. Students can find the registration for the ACT at and the registration for the SAT at The Guidance Office has information sheets on how to apply for either exam and can help guide students in registering for either test.


NCAA Eligibility Center:  Students interested in playing Division I or II athletics in college should register at NCAA Eligibility Center and request their transcripts be sent to NCAA.


College Campus Visits: Representatives from various local colleges will be visiting the CHS Campus in the next few months. To sign up to see the respective recruiters please come to Guidance where sign-up sheets are located on the lobby counter outside of Mrs. Penland’s office.


Adams State University in Alamosa Colorado is accepting applications. Log online to fill out an application at To schedule a campus tour please call (719) 587-8146 or


Boston University is accepting applications for their merit-based scholarships at These scholarships include the Trustee Scholarship - Boston University's most prestigious full-tuition scholarship recognizes extraordinary academic performance and leadership ability. Students must submit two additional essays with their application for admission. Presidential Scholarship - This four-year $20,000 scholarship is awarded to students with exceptional academic achievements. No additional application materials are required; all students need to do to be considered is apply for admission by the scholarship deadline. The application deadline for these scholarships is December 1, 2018.

Clovis Community College is accepting applications at If you want to schedule a campus tour call (575) 769-4013, text (575) 479-5006 or email


Colorado State University is accepting applications at Enter the code DJT before submitting an application and this will waive the application fee. They are also offering a virtual tour at 


Eastern New Mexico University – Portales is accepting applications online at Students should also fill out a scholarship application at


Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell is accepting applications online and scheduling campus tours at or call (575) 624-7141.


Lubbock Christian University – is accepting applications at For more information contact an LCU admissions advisor at or (806) 720-7151 or 1-800-933-7601.

New Mexico Highlands University: Students who have not taken the ACT or SAT can apply to New Mexico Highland University, Las Vegas New Mexico at Click on FUTURE STUDENTS CLICK HERE, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, APPLY NOW, Click here to create an account, Create a Login ID: and a PIN. Verify PIN and then begin the application.

New Mexico Military Institute is accepting applications. Please contact the Admissions Office by calling (575) 624-8653 or fill out the Online Campus visit form at


New Mexico State University: is accepting applications at To fill out a scholarship application go to To schedule a campus tour, go to Aggie Experience is scheduled for October 20th, 2018 or Feb 18th, 2019. To learn more about NMSU log on to

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is accepting applications at Exploration Day @ TECH is Saturday November 3rd, 2018.



Military Recruiters: Recruiters from the various branches of the United States Military are willing to come to the campus and visit with prospective candidates for enlistment. Please see Mrs. Penland in Guidance to make arrangements for campus visits.

Pratt Institute is a top ranked Art, Design, and Architecture College in New York with campuses in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Deadline for the fall semester application submission is January 5th, 2019.  November 1st, 2018 is the non-binding early action deadline. Students are strongly encouraged to apply early if Pratt is their first choice.  Pratt has a generous merit scholarship program; all applicants are considered. Interested students may request information about Pratt at  

Southern Methodist University is offering the Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt Leadership Scholars Program to students who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in high school, and who will passionately pursue leadership as Mustangs.  Students selected as Hunt Leadership Scholars for the Class of 2023 will receive an annual Hunt Scholarship of $42,000 or a total of $168,000 over four years.  The Hunt Scholarship may be stacked up to tuition and fees with need-based aid, outside scholarships, and many of SMU’s departmental scholarship, but it will replace and supersede any centrally administered merit aid.  Additionally, the Hunt Scholarship covers full tuition and airfare for a leadership-based study abroad program during May term following the scholars’ sophomore year. For more information visit the website, Application deadline: January 15th, 2019.

Luna Community College, (Las Vegas New Mexico) applications are available in Guidance.

Texas Tech Red Raider Orientation is required for all new students. Admitted students may now begin registration for RRO at  To complete an application go to

The University of California at Santa Cruz will host their annual Saturday Tours on November 10, 2018.These student-led campus tours provide prospective students with a general introduction to academic and campus opportunities. An Admissions presentation covering freshman and transfer admissions will be followed by a student panel and an all-walking campus tour. On the tours, students and families come see our beautiful campus and learn more about the exceptional academic experience and co-curricular opportunities that UC Santa Cruz offers! For students who cannot visit the campus this fall, they offer an online virtual tour. Session times are available at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. Reservations for all campus tours must be made in advance online. For questions about Saturday Tours or the virtual tour, please contact the Campus Tours Office at or (831)459-4118.

Experience the University of Evansville, in Indiana by clicking on their visit page on the UE website. There are many easy ways for students to visit the University of Evansville. Students can plan a campus visit Monday through Friday and select Saturdays. They can attend an open house January 21, 2019 and April 6, 2019 or take a virtual tour anytime. Visit the UE website at



Scholarship Opportunities



All seniors can build profiles at the following websites where scholarship applications and URL pages will be sent directly to the email the student provides. or

New Mexico State University and the University of New Mexico are enrolling students in the Cooperative Pharmacy Program. Students interested in becoming Pharmacists should see Mrs. Penland in Guidance. A representative from this program can be scheduled for a campus visit.

Daniels Fund Scholarship: The Daniels Scholarship Program provides a four-year annually renewable college scholarship for graduating high school seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities. It is a “last dollar” scholarship that pays toward tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and miscellaneous educational expenses. Scholars may attend any nonprofit accredited school in the United States. For more information, visit Seniors must have taken the ACT on or before October 27, 2018, or take the SAT on or before November 3, 2018, in order to receive their scores before the application deadline and must earn a minimum ACT score of 17 in each category (Math, English, Reading, Science) or a minimum SAT Math score of 470 and minimum Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 450 to be eligible to apply. Application opened October 1, 2018. The deadline is November 29, 2018.


Prudential 2019 Spirit of Community Award: $1,000 Scholarship – This award was created in 1995 to recognize students in middle level and high school grades who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. Deadline: November 6, 2018. Application and information can be found by going to: or


Study in Japan: The United States Scholars Initiative provides full tuition support for four years of undergraduate study at International Christian University, in Tokyo Japan. Online application opened September 1st, 2018 and closes December 1st, 2018. For more information about ICU visit or for more information about this scholarship visit


Phentermine Clinics $1,000.00 Health Scholarship is offered to students currently enrolled in a college, university, high school or trade school. The content you submit in your application must be unique and must offer value to the reader. Creative, high-quality submissions have a higher chance of winning. For more information visit the website at Application Deadline: December 31st, 2018.


Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award: The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.  ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, and state-level recognition. Students who have taken the ACT and have a composite score of 22 or higher may apply. Applications can be found at Applications are due October 31, 2018, and champions will be notified on or before January 31, 2019. All questions may be directed to