An Award for New Mexico
Students for Their
Future Education Savings

  1. Go to https://aim.applyISTS.net/nmct. Click the “Don’t have an account? Register!” link and follow the instructions to create a new account or log in to an existing account. You should then be redirected to the application form.
  2. a. Note: If you are instead directed to the ISTS Home Page, click the Add New Application button, enter the Program Key NMCT (one word) and click Apply Now.

  3. Complete all required fields, upload your required documents, and submit your application.

An Award for New Mexico Students for Their Future Education Savings

  1. Go to https://aim.applyISTS.net/nmct. Click the “Don’t have an account? Register!” link and follow the instructions to create a new account or log in to an existing account. You should then be redirected to the application form.

  2. Note: If you are instead directed to the ISTS Home Page, click the Add New Application button, enter the Program Key NMCT (one word) and click Apply Now.

  3. Complete all required fields, upload your required documents, and submit your application.

About The Award

Up to 50 eligible students in New Mexico will receive a Saving for Success Award of $1,000 invested in a 529 education savings account with The Education Plan®.

About The Award

Up to 50 eligible students in New Mexico will receive a Saving for Success Award of $1,000 invested in a 529 education savings account with The Education Plan®.

How To Apply

  1. Go to https://aim.applyISTS.net/nmct. Click the “Don’t have an account? Register!” link and follow the instructions to create a new account or log in to an existing account. You should then be redirected to the application form.
  2. a. Note: If you are instead directed to the ISTS Home Page, click the Add New Application button, enter the Program Key NMCT (one word) and click Apply Now.

  3. Complete all required fields, upload your required documents, and submit your application.

To apply students must:

  • Be a citizen or resident alien of the United States of America with a valid Social Security number or Tax ID Number (TIN)
  • Be enrolled in a school, or homeschooled, in New Mexico
  • Be in grades K-8 at the time of application
  • Prepare a short personal statement
  • Provide official documentation from current school or source of education
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Agree with Terms & Conditions of the award

How To Apply

  1. Go to https://aim.applyISTS.net/nmct. Click the “Don’t have an account? Register!” link and follow the instructions to create a new account or log in to an existing account. You should then be redirected to the application form.

  2. Note: If you are instead directed to the ISTS Home Page, click the Add New Application button, enter the Program Key NMCT (one word) and click Apply Now.

  3. Complete all required fields, upload your required documents, and submit your application.

To apply students must:

  • Be a citizen or resident alien of the United States of America with a valid Social Security number or Tax ID Number (TIN)
  • Be attending a school, or homeschooled, in New Mexico
  • Be in grades K-8 at the time of application
  • Prepare a short personal statement
  • Provide official documentation from current school or source of education
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Agree with Terms & Conditions of the award

Donate to the Saving for Success Award Fund

Education is the key to a brighter future for all New Mexicans. We welcome donations to the fund from community organizations and individuals. By contributing, you can help students thrive and lessen their debt load as they start their futures.

Donate to the Saving for Success Award Fund

Education is the key to a brighter future for all New Mexicans.
We welcome donations to the fund from community organizations and individuals. By contributing, you can help students thrive and lessen their debt load as they start their futures.

Initial funding for this scholarship program was provided by the Jack Beaty Educational Scholarship Foundation.

Initial funding for this scholarship program was provided by the Jack Beaty Educational Scholarship Foundation.

“We all know that education unlocks the door of opportunity for the young.”

Gordon B. Hinckley

About New Mexico Community Trust

New Mexico Community Trust is a tax-exempt public charity. The Trust provides financial, investment, donor, and grant management services for communities across New Mexico. They enable those with philanthropic interests to easily and effectively provide support to the issues that are important to them — immediately or through a planned gift.

About New Mexico Community Trust

New Mexico Community Trust is a tax-exempt public charity. The Trust provides financial, investment, donor, and grant management services for communities across New Mexico. They enable those with philanthropic interests to easily and effectively provide support to the issues that are important to them — immediately or through a planned gift.

Saving For Success Local Interviews

Saving For Success Local Interviews

What's a 529 Plan?

529 plan is a tax-advantaged education savings plan designed to make future education more affordable for families. The Education Plan® is the name of New Mexico’s 529 education savings plan.

What's a 529 Plan?

529 plan is a tax-advantaged education savings plan designed to make future education more affordable for families. The Education Plan® is the name of New Mexico’s 529 education savings plan.

The savings in a 529 plan can
be used for qualified educational
expenses, including:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Books
  • Supplies and equipment
  • Room and board for beneficiaries attending on at least a half-time basis
  • Computer technology, equipment, internet access

The savings in a 529 plan can be used for qualified educational expenses, including:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Books
  • Supplies and equipment
  • Room and board for beneficiaries attending on at least a half-time basis
  • Computer technology, equipment, internet access

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