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Teacher Preparation Affordability Scholarship

The Teacher Preparation Affordability Scholarship covers tuition, fees, and other educational related expenses for students who are enrolled at least half-time in a teacher preparation program.

The Teacher Preparation Affordability Scholarship encourages eligible New Mexico students to attend and complete an accredited public education department approved teacher preparation program at CNM. The scholarship covers tuition, fees, and other educational related expenses for students who are enrolled at least half-time in a teacher preparation program. This scholarship is awarded in Fall and Spring terms only. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Enrolled at least half-time in a teacher preparation program at CNM and who is pursuing a teaching degree at any time later than 120 days following high school graduation or the award of a high school equivalency credential by the State of New Mexico
  • Must be a resident of New Mexico
  • Has not earned appropriate educational credentials to be licensed as a teacher by the public education department
  • Has demonstrated financial need as determined by the institution and the student's FAFSA
  • Must meet and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

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Award

CNM shall make awards to qualifying eligible students based on financial need. 

Duration

The scholarship shall continue as the recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress at CNM, but in no event shall the recipient receive the scholarship for more than five academic years.