ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — There’s more than $10 million on the table for teachers-to-be.
The state Higher Education Department announced that scholarship funds will be available to colleges and universities, starting this fall semester.
According to a news release, an applicant could get up to $3,000 a semester for tuition, fees and books.
The announcement follows Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signing House Bill 275, or the “Teacher Preparation Affordability Act,” which put the money aside for aspiring teachers, according to the Higher Education Department.