The New Mexico Scholars Scholarship encourages NM high school graduates to enroll in college full-time at a public or private non-profit postsecondary in NM before their 22nd birthday in an undergraduate program.
Tuition, books and fees
Each scholarship is for a period of one academic year. The scholarship may be renewed annually until the award recipient has received four annual scholarship awards or until the student graduates from a four-year institution, whichever is earlier.
- Student must be a resident of New Mexico
- Must have graduated from a New Mexico high school in top 5% of class or obtain a score of 25 on the ACT or 1140 on the SAT
- Student must attend an eligible public or private not for profit post-secondary institution
- Enrolled full time
- Based on family income: Combined family income may not exceed $30,000 per year, if 2 or more family members are in college, combined family income may not exceed $40,000 per year
How to Apply:
Student will contact their institution’s financial aid office for application instruction
When to Apply:
Contact institution for eligibility period
Where to Apply:
Student will apply at the eligible institution he/she will be attending