• Through funding appropriated annually by the NM Legislature, the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) is able to award up to five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) in grants to eligible teachers who are seeking certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (https://www.nbpts.org/). Scholarships are awarded annually; awards for the 2021--2022 school year will be reimbursed for components paid for and completed prior to June 16, 2023.

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  • They submit a letter of reference from their current principal

WHAT THE SCHOLARSHIP MAY NOT BE USED FOR?

  • Registration fees paid to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

  •  Resubmission of a component that an applicant did not pass during the initial submission

  • Any fees paid for work completed outside the dates for which an award is received.

FAQ: New Mexico NBCT Scholarship FAQs - Google Docs