The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Worker Loan Repayment Program provides education loan repayment assistance to certain professionals employed with the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department.
The purpose of the program is to increase the number of public service workers in the critical need positions at the Children, Youth and Families Department through an educational loan repayment program. The program provides for repayment of the principal and reasonable interest accrued on federal and private loans obtained for educational purposes.
The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Worker Loan Repayment Program electronic application opens every year on August 15th and closes on October 1st.
The application will available below starting on August 15th. The electronic application link will be removed promptly on the closing date of October 1st.
The selection committee will screen applications and rank individuals based on the applicants' ability to describe their need for the program and their intent to work in a critical need position as defined by an eligible employer.
Documents you will need to upload to the electronic application when applying:
Awards will be determined by an applicant's overall reported educational debt at the time of application. Eligibility for funding will be reviewed on an annual basis and may be adjusted due to changes in annual income or changes in legislative funding.
Payments will be made directly to the selected participant's student loan providers(s). Participants are eligible to reapply each year for consideration of additional funding. Please note all awards are subject to available funding.
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