New Mexico Lottery Scholarship will cover full tuition for first time since 2015

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SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The New Mexico Higher Education Department has announced that for the 2021 to 2022 school year, the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship will cover the full amount of tuition for eligible students at all public and Tribal colleges and universities. This is the first time the scholarship has covered 100% of tuition for eligible students since 2015.

According to a press release from NMHED, the scholarship will be funded at $63.5 million for fiscal year 2022. This marks a 30% increase from last year’s funding of $43 million.

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