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General Information

Name Minority Doctoral Assistance Loan-For-Service
Number of Awards
Award Value $15,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until March 15
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Contact Information

Contact New Mexico Commission on Higher Education
1068 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
Phone (800)279-9777

Scholarship Description

The Minority Doctoral Assistance Loan for Service Program was enacted to increase the number of ethnic minorities and women available to teach engineering, physical or life sciences, mathematics and other academic disciplines in which ethnic minorities or women are demonstrably underrepresented in New Mexico Colleges and Universities.

As a condition of each loan, the student shall declare his/her intent to secure a faculty position at a New Mexico public university to teach their field of study.

For every year of service, a portion of the loan will be forgiven.If the entire service agreement is fulfilled, 100% of the loan is eligible for forgiveness. Penalties may be assessed if the service agreement is not satisfied.

How much is the award?
* The average award is $15,000 per year.
* Award may be renewable for up to four years