The College Affordability Grant is in place to encourage New Mexico Students with financial need, who do not qualify for other state grants and scholarships, to attend and complete educational programs at a New Mexico public college or university.
Student shall contact their institution’s financial aid office for application instruction.
Student shall complete the FAFSA.
Student shall contact their institution for eligibility period.
Student shall apply at the eligible institution he/she will be attending.
Maximum of $1,000 per semester depending on financial need.
The grant is for a period of one year and may be renewed on an annual basis or until the student graduates with a bachelor’s degree from an eligible institution.
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