Grants

College Affordability Grant

Must be a New Mexico resident, complete the FAFSA, and demonstrate unmet financial need. Student must be a degree seeking undergraduate and enrolled at least half-time. May not be receiving other state grants and have graduated with a high school diploma or GED and must be meeting satisfactory academic progress.

LEAP Grant

New Mexico Leveraging Educational Assistance Parternership Grant–LEAP (formerly known as SSIG): is a combined federal and state grant awarded to undergraduate students to help with educational costs. To be eligible for LEAP, you must be a New Mexico resident with demonstrated exceptional need.

Pell Grant

Federal Pell Grant: is a federal grant awarded only to undergraduate students. The award amount is determined by enrolment, the expected family contribution as indicated on the Student Aid Report and is dependent on the estimated cost of attendance at NMSU.

SEOG Grant

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG): is a federal grant awarded to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need. Priority is given to Pell Grant recipients.