Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 2:59 pm (Updated: November 29, 5:49 pm)
The Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE — A college scholarship that’s bankrolled by the state lottery may become merit-based or granted on financial need, New Mexico’s Senate majority leader has acknowledged.
The Albuquerque Journal reports that Sen. Michael Sanchez, D-Belen, told a summit organized by University of New Mexico student leaders that his long-held stance that the scholarship should be available to all New Mexican students, regardless of financial need or academic accomplishments, might have to change.
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