Friday, July 1, 2016
New Mexico Higher Education Department
Financial Aid Coordinators make award amount recommendations based on the student's financial need for the academic year; however, the amount of the award may not exceed $25,000 per academic year. The final award amount is determined by the New Mexico Higher Education Department based on available funding and the total number of eligible applicants. Funds are sent in two disbursements directly to the higher education institution at which the eligible student is enrolled. Students must apply for renewal awards each year in which funding is desired.
The number of awards offered varies annually based on available funding and the number of qualified applicants. In the 2012-2013 academic year, there were 22 awards disbursed.
Applications are available on the New Mexico Higher Education (NMHED) website. One section of the application must be completed by the financial aid officer at the student's school. In addition, the ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.