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New Mexico Legislative Lottery Scholarship Program

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Legislative Lottery Scholarship will pay a portion of tuition (up to undergraduate degree) for students who have obtained New Mexico diploma of excellence or high school equivalency credential recipients who immediately attend a New Mexico public college or university.

    -Be a resident of New Mexico
    -Graduated from a NM public, accredited private school or obtained a high school equivalency credential in New Mexico
    -Enroll in and complete 15 credit hours per semester at a four-year New Mexico public university
    -Enroll in and complete 12 credit hours per semester at a two-year New Mexico public community college
    -Enroll immediately following high school graduation
    -Minimum 2.5 GPA

    The initial scholarship starts during the second semester of enrollment at a post-secondary institution and continues for that academic year. Scholarships are for a period of one semester and subject to revocation for failure to maintain eligibility. Scholarships are renewable on a semester basis until the award recipient has received seven 7 semesters of scholarship awards at a four-year institution, or until the student graduates with a bachelor’s degree from an eligible institution, whichever is sooner. Students attending a community college can renew up to 3 semesters.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • New Mexico Higher Education Department
  • 800-279-9777

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