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New Mexico Legislative Lottery Scholarship

Offered by New Mexico Higher Education Department

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 21, 2024
Multiple awards worth

Varies

Grade level

High School Senior

Application deadline:

Varies

Scholarship Overview

Are you a New Mexico resident who will be enrolling full-time at a public post-secondary educational institution in New Mexico within sixteen months of graduation or receipt of a high equivalency credential? If so, you may be eligible for the New Mexico Legislative Lottery Scholarship! The scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors who will be soon graduating from a public or accredited private New Mexico high school (homeschooled New Mexico seniors and GED holders are also eligible). If you’re a New Mexico high school senior who will be pursuing a post-secondary education at an in-state, public university, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About New Mexico Higher Education Department

The New Mexico Higher Education Department's mission is to provide financial, academic, and policy oversight and support to the New Mexico public higher education institutions and their formal community partners for the purpose of promoting efficiency, accountability, and student success. Their goals are to foster and guide a system of higher education that best meets the needs of people in the state. They do so by providing financing to, oversight of, and support for all of the state’s public universities, colleges, and state-sponsored adult education programs; regulating the state’s private, for-profit institutions of higher education, and by offering programs in which both public and private institutions may participate.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Senior

Minimum GPA

2.5

State

New Mexico

Miscellaneous

Applicants must be planning to attend a public institution of higher education in New Mexico.

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

FAFSA

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Scholarship FAQ

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact New Mexico Higher Education Department at [email protected].

Is this scholarship renewable?

Yes, the New Mexico Legislative Lottery Scholarship is renewable.

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