Education grants are government grants for students or teachers who are looking to complete or expand their level of education. The department of education in New Mexico has a budget of $3,566,459,118.00 a year in just elementary and secondary education. Students enrolled in New Mexico schools can look into education grants in addition to scholarships. In fact, students can look at education grants as scholarships government from their local government.

Of all the people in New Mexico, over 82.80% have high school diplomas, over 25.30% have post secondary degrees, and over 10.40 have at least 1 graduate school degree. Education expense in New Mexico is not cheap. Although there are student loans available, students should look into education grants first. Unlike loans, students do not have to pay back the amount they receive in grants.

Teachers in New Mexico need to constantly stay on top of new materials. Most teachers need to study part-time while teaching full-time at their regular day jobs in schools. The cost to study part-time can be expensive in New Mexico. For example, for elementary school teachers, with an average salary of $45,501.00, it can be hard for them to come up with the tuition fees to study part-time. Vice versa with New Mexico's secondary school teachers, who have an average salary of $46,349.00.

Applying for Education Grants

Whether if you are a college or graduate student, or a teacher or professor who is looking to pursue higher education, you can apply for New Mexico Education Grants by submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The Office of FAFSA in New Mexico ensures all eligible residents in New Mexico can benefit from federally funded financial aid for education.

To apply for education grants in New Mexico, contact New Mexico financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in New Mexico are browsing from the following cities: Gallup, Tyrone, El Prado, Corona, Taos Ski Valley, Mayhill, Cochiti Pueblo, Rehoboth, Lemitar, Hatch

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
New Mexico Conservation Technical Assistance for Outreach and Education (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NM CTA 22 NOFO0001198
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $20,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022 – New Mexico (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NM CIG 22 NOFO0001159
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $50,000
New Mexico Pretrial Implementation Project. (apply)

Funding Number: 21CS27
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Category: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification)
Funding Amount: $85,000
OJJDP FY 2020 and 2021 Nonparticipating States: American Samoa (2020), Connecticut (2020 and 2021), Nebraska (2020 and 2021), New Mexico (2020), Texas (2020 and 2021), Wyoming (2020 and 2021), and Virgin Islands (2020) Solicitation (apply)

Funding Number: O OJJDP 2021 30002
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Category: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Funding Amount: $3,500,000
New Mexico Conservation Technical Assistance for Outreach and Education (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NM CTA 21 NOFO0001078
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $20,000
New Mexico Conservation Technical Assistance for Outreach and Education (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NM CTA NOFO0001078
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Education, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $20,000
New Mexico State Conservation Innovation Grants (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NM CIG 21 NOFO0001061
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $50,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of New Mexico (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R06 1880
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $20,324,147
An investigation of the Impact of the NPS to New Mexico's Outdoor Recreation Economy and Tourism Trends (apply)

Funding Number: P20AS00086
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $13,997
New Mexico Pretrial Implementation Support (apply)

Funding Number: 20CS18
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Category: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification)
Funding Amount: $30,000

 

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