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New Mexico Scholars

Renewal requirements for the New Mexico Scholars’ Scholarship are as follows:

  • Continue to be admitted to the Main NMSU Las Cruces Campus
  • Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Consecutive enrollment
  • Enroll in and earn 12 new credit hours at the Main Las Cruces campus each semester following the first regular semester**
  • 3.0 cumulative NMSU GPA
  • 8 semester maximum or attainment of a Bachelor’s Degree (graduation), whichever comes first

Students who lose eligibility may only be considered for Lottery
Students who lose their scholarship may submit an appeal for reconsideration due to extenuating circumstances

** Developmental courses and other degree requirements that are only taught at the NMSU Community Colleges will count toward the minimum required hours.