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Legislative Lottery Scholarships
Benefitting New Mexico’s Future®

Since 1996, more than 149,000 students from across the state have attended New Mexico public colleges, universities and technical colleges with the help of Legislative Lottery Scholarships. See list here.

When New Mexico Plays, New Mexico Wins!® Part of every dollar spent on Lottery tickets benefits New Mexico’s future. It opens the door to new generations of New Mexicans to obtain a college education which otherwise might not have been possible. That helps make New Mexico a better place to live.

Need Money for College?

College is expensive, but there are many options to help pay for it. The Legislative Lottery Scholarship is a great resource for many students, but there are other options, as well.

Did you know that $21.8 Million in federal financial aid for education is unclaimed in New Mexico annually? Federal student financial aid is the best place to start seeking money for college or career training. If you or someone you know will be going to college soon, it is very important to look into your options now. Click here for more info about how to Fund Your Future.

Win a Scholarship or great prizes!

High school seniors who complete and submit the FAFSA can enter to win a FAFSA Scholarship or school-relative prizes. Click here for more info.

Need information about other scholarship options?

Students can also apply for additional scholarships to help cover other college costs. Click here for more info.

Need more information?

For more information about Legislative Lottery Scholarship benefits or eligibility requirements, contact your high school guidance counselor, college financial aid office or the New Mexico Higher Education Department at 1-800-279-9777.