Skip to main content

Showing search results from University Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.

Search Results for: scholarships

Scholar Dollar$

Scholar Dollar$ is the singular online scholarship application and awarding system for New Mexico State University. Students from any campus can apply for all NMSU scholarships. The 2020-2021 Scholar Dollar$ is currently open! The 2020-21 Scholar Dollar$ will open October 1, 2019, and remain open year-round. Priority deadline for the Scholar Dollar$ is March 1st; those…
Continue reading “Scholar Dollar$” »

Forms

When selecting your document(s), refer to the list of requirements on your requirement tracking letter, your requirement tracking email, or the list of tracking requirements on your MyNMSU account, to ensure you select the correct document(s). All documents that require signatures must have a wet signature. After the form has been filled out electronically, print…
Continue reading “Forms” »

First Time Borrowers

All first-time loan borrowers must sign a Master Promissory Note and complete Direct Loan Entrance Counseling before any federal direct loans are issued to their account. Once you have completed these steps please accept your loan via myNMSU. Master Promissory Notes A promissory note is a legally binding contract between the borrower of a Direct Loan…
Continue reading “First Time Borrowers” »

Disbursement

Each semester, grants, loans, and scholarships are disbursed to student accounts before classes start to pay off any University balances. If there are funds remaining, a refund will be issued to the student. Disbursement and refund dates are shown below for standard disbursement, summer disbursement, one semester only loans, and first-time loan borrowers. Dates are…
Continue reading “Disbursement” »

The New Mexico Legislative Lottery Scholarship

The New Mexico Legislative Lottery Scholarship is automatically awarded to qualified students beginning the second semester of their freshman year. No application is necessary; however, we strongly recommend that you complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Qualification New Mexico resident. Effective for new students incoming Fall 2018, due to new legislation, students…
Continue reading “The New Mexico Legislative Lottery Scholarship” »

Grants

Grants are need-based aid that do not need to be repaid. They are reserved for students with the highest financial need. To apply for grants, you must submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible. The Expected Family Contribution (EFC) number generated by your FAFSA application determines your eligibility for…
Continue reading “Grants” »

University Financial Aid and Scholarship Services

Finance Your Future A college degree can add up to success, but sometimes you need help along the way. NMSU offers scholarships and financial aid options to help make funding your education possible. Financial Aid and Scholarship Services’ goal is to provide understandable information and timely service to all students. Financial Aid advisors and staff…
Continue reading “University Financial Aid and Scholarship Services” »

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Federal regulations require all students receiving financial aid to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress in order to maintain eligibility for financial aid. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will review all financial aid recipients three times a year (end of Fall term, end of Spring term, and end of Summer term). The review will measure…
Continue reading “Satisfactory Academic Progress” »

Private Scholarship Opportunities

New Mexico State University students often qualify for private or external scholarships based on various criteria, including need, academic performance, interests, and background. Please keep in mind, these awards are developed and funded by public and private organizations, and not the university.  Always be cautious when applying for any external scholarships by following these simple…
Continue reading “Private Scholarship Opportunities” »