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What you need to know about the Lottery Scholarship

For Fall 2014 semester, students will see some changes to the Legislative Lottery Scholarship as the result of legislation passed during this year’s Legislative Session. In short, students will still qualify if they earn a 2.5 GPA the first semester, and they need to earn that GPA based on 15 credits rather than 12. In addition, the amount […]

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Legislative Lottery Update from Santa Fe

In a letter dated May 31, Dr. Jose Z. Garcia, Secretary of Higher Education announced that the Lottery Scholarship will cover 100% of tuition for the fall 2013 semester. He also announced that the “scholarship will experience a significant deficit” beginning in the spring semester of 2014 if the Legislature takes no further action. Dr. […]

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New Mexico Legislative Lottery Summit 2013

New Mexico Legislative Lottery Summit April 27, 2013 Fidel Center, New Mexico Tech Campus, Socorro, New Mexico  Attendees: Bernadette Montoya, Janie Merchant, Judy Bosland, and Melody Munson-McGee Lottery Update Tom Romero, New Mexico Lottery Commission 100% of the net proceeds from the Lottery Commission go to the Legislative Lottery Scholarship. Over its history, $560 million has […]

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