Wartime Veteran Scholarship Fund

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💰 Amount Varies
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Scholarship Description

Reimbursement is available for books and supplies. However, the amount of tuition to be covered by the scholarship shall not exceed the highest full time undergraduate tuition charged at an educational institution. All billing is directed to the New Mexico Higher Education Department. A veteran may be eligible if: (1) the veteran was honorably discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States; (2) the veteran was a resident of New Mexico at the original time of entry into the Armed Forces or has lived in New Mexico for 10 years or more; (3) the veteran has been awarded a Southwest Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal or any other medal issued for service in the armed forces of the United States in support of any United States military campaign or armed conflict as defined by Congress or presidential executive order or any other campaign medal issued for service after August 1, 1990 in the armed forces of the United States during periods of armed conflict as defined by congress or by executive order.

Eligibility Requirements

  • For residents of the following states: New Mexico
  • Served in any military service
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Certified copy of DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, showing a combat campaign or service medal and an honorable discharge

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Donor: New Mexico Department of Veterans' Services

New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services offers a wide range of state benefits for veterans and their families. This includes property tax exemptions, educational scholarships, free and reduced-fee hunting and fishing licenses, and specialty license plates.