This award is available to New Mexico graduate students who are accepted into an eligible program leading to a doctorate degree. The student must be a minority and must have completed a baccalaureate degree at a New Mexico four-year public postsecondary institution.
- Awarded by:
- New Mexico Higher Education Department
The award is given in the form of a forgivable loan. The average award amount is approximately $15,000 annually. The award may be renewed for up to three additional years.
- The number of awards available varies according to the number of eligible students and the amount of available funding. In the 2011-2012 academic year (the most recent year for which information is available), eight awards were disbursed.
- Saturday, March 15, 2014
Applications are available from the New Mexico Higher Education Department (NMHED) website. To be eligible to apply, students must apply through a sponsoring institution. In addition to a completed a... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.