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General Information

Name New Mexico Scholars' Program
Number of Awards
Award Value
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
Renewable
Scholarship Links More Information

Contact Information

Contact New Mexico Commission on Higher Education
Phone (505)476-6500
Fax
Email highered@che.state.nm.us

Scholarship Description

The New Mexico Scholars Program was created to encourage New Mexico high school students to attend public post-secondary institutions or the following private colleges in New Mexico:

* The College of Santa Fe
* St. John's College in Santa Fe
* College of the Southwest.

How much is the award?
* Tuition, fees, and books
* Renewable if student meets eligibility requirements
* May receive scholarship no more than 4 years

Who is eligible?
* New Mexico residents
* Graduate from New Mexico high school in the top 5% of their class or score 25 on ACT
* Attend eligible college of university by the end of 21st birthday
* Undergraduate
* Enroll full-time
* 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