The National Guard Association of Texas Educational Foundation announces its annual scholarship competition.  Educational grants for attendance at college or university will be awarded to active and life members of the National Guard Association of Texas and/or their spouses, sons or daughters.  The foundation will award several educational grants of various amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000.  High school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students will be considered for educational grants. 

The NGATEF accepts contributions made with cash, credit cards, life insurance policies, memorials and charitable gift annuities.  For more information, contact Theresa Billeck-Zuniga, at (512) 454-7300 or email tbz@ngat.org. 2016 marked the 39th anniversary of the National Guard Association of Texas Educational Foundation.  Since inception, the Foundation has awarded $440,750 in scholarships to deserving men, women, and dependents of the Texas Military Department.

WHAT DO WE DO

The NGAT Educational Foundation exist exclusively and solely, for furthering the educational opportunities of young people and for the carrying on a support of education, literary or scientific activities, including the granting of educational scholarships to members of the National Guard Association of Texas and/or the children of members of the National Guard Association of Texas.

2018 Scholarship Applications are no longer being accepted.
Winners will be announced in mid-March. Thank you and good luck to everyone who submitted applications.

 

NGATEF BOARD OF TRUSTEES

COL (Ret) Richard Harrison - President
CCMSgt (Ret) Priscilla Leger - Truistee
COL (Ret) Mike Boyd - Vice President
MSgt Albert Cardenas - Trustee
LTC (Ret) Ed Komandosky - Treasurer
Capt Bruce Robison - Trustee
Brig Gen (Ret) Mike Smith - Secretary
LTC (Ret) Marvin Harris - Asst Secretary
CCMSgt (Ret) Bill Maginot- Trustee
COL (Ret) Rodney McNelley - Trustee

 

2018 NGAT Educational Foundation
Scholarship Winners

NGAT RETIREES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $5,000
COLTON R. PIRI
Son of CW3 Andrew C. Piri

 

LEN AND JEAN TALLAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $2,000
LOGAN HUNT
Son of Col Michael J. Hunt

 

LEWIS O. KING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $2,000
COLTON JONES
Son of Col Gary D. Jones

 

TXNG RETIREES SCHOLARSHIP - $1,500
OLIVER R. MINTZ
Son of LTC Oliver F. Mintz

 

CSM JOHN MORGAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
WILL HRBACEK
Son of CSMgt Scot W. Hrbacek

 

USAA SCHOLARSHIP - $1,000
MELANIE S. MEYER
Spouse of MSgt Jonathan W. Meyer

 

LTC GARLAND PARRISH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - $750.00
A1C BLAKE NICOLE DUNAWAY
Member of 136th Airlift Wing

 

TXSG GLORIA JENELL & MARLIN E. MOTE SCHOLARSHIP - $750.00
TAYLOR HAMILTON
Daughter of SGT John Hamilton

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OUR WINNERS.
THANK YOU TO USAA AND EVERYONE WHO
CONTINUES TO DONATE TO THE NGAT EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR