Why and how do I complete the State Aid application?
What is the State Aid Application?The State Aid application provides Financial Aid is for admitted students who are non-citizens. At UNM the application was formerly referred to as the Manual FAFSA. In 2005 the State of New Mexico established a law referred to as SB-582. This law prohibits the denial of admission or eligibility for education benefits based on immigration status. SB-582 allows in-state tuition rates as well as state funding such as the lottery scholarship.
How can I complete the State Aid Application?
Section 1 & 2- Required of all applicants, complete based on students information. Will need tax information if applicable.
Section 3- Parental Information, Required by all dependent students. (Dependent students are under the age of 24, do not have children and are not married.) Will need parent’s federal tax information to complete this section. You DO NOT need to submit a copy of federal taxes.
Signatures are required of the student and parent (if applicable)Go to 21-22 Form Go to 20-21 Form