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.
- FAQ: New Mexico NBCT Scholarship FAQs - Google Docs
- Complete an application here: Scholarship Application
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.