Who It’s For: Public service workers who have satisfactorily completed at least two years of service with New Mexico’s Children, Youth, and Families department. They should also be working in a critical need position with either the Protective Services Division or the Juvenile Justice Division.
How to Apply: You can access the application directly on the program’s website, but only around when the application cycle is active. Applications open on July 1 and close August 15.
What Loans Qualify: No specific loan types are listed in the publicly available information for this program. Most similar programs allow you to put the payment toward any loans (including federal, state, and private) that were used to pay for the relevant law degree and were taken out from a qualified lending institution.
How Much?: Varies depending on the applicant’s overall reported education debt at the time of application.
Anything Else I Should Know?: Funding preference is given to New Mexico residents and graduates from a New Mexico public post-secondary institution, as well as those whose professions or specific positions meet the selection committee’s current needs.