Bill Would Offer Scholarships for Older StudentsJanuary 25, 2018 | :
by Jessica Dyer
SANTA FE, N.M. — About 26,000 New Mexico college students get tuition help through the legislative lottery scholarship every year, but only those who started college shortly after high school are eligible.
Now a state lawmaker is pitching a program that could help older and other nontraditional students.
Sen. Bill Tallman, D-Albuquerque, has introduced the “New Mexico Reconnect Scholarship Act,” which would cover community college tuition and fees for certain residents.