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.

NGATEF BOARD OF TRUSTEES

COL (Ret) Richard Harrison - President
LTC Kenn White - Truistee
COL (Ret) Mike Boyd - Vice President
MSgt Albert Cardenas - Trustee
LTC (Ret) Ed Komandosky - Treasurer
1SG Daniel Griego - Trustee
BG (Ret) Mike Smith - Secretary
MSG (Ret) Theresa Billeck-Zuniga - Trustee
CSM (Ret Clyde Worrell - Trustee
(Vacant)

 

2016 NGAT Educational Foundation
Scholarship Winners

Thomas E. Berry Memorial Scholarship - $5,000.00
Samatha Hammontree
Daughter of LTC (Ret) George Hammontree, Life Member since 1989

Len and Jean Tallas Memorial Scholarship - $2,000.00
Thomas Abrams
Son of SSgt Jeffrey Abrams, Life Member since 1992

Lewis King Memorial Scholarship - $2,000.00
Hannah Hammontree
Daughter of LTC (Ret) George Hammontree, Life Member since 1989

TXNG Retirees Scholarship - $1,500.00
Blake Krpec
Son of CSM Gary Krpec, Life Member since 1989

Gloria Jennell and Marlin E. Mote Endowed Scholarship - $1,000.00
2LT (TX) Justin Bguyen
Member since 2015
Texas State Guard Scholarship

CSM John Morgan Memorial Scholarship - $1,000.00
Edward Butt
Son of SFC (Ret) Jeff Butt, Life Member since 1990

USAA Scholarship - $1,000.00
Nicholas Kimmel
Son of LTC (Ret) Matthew Kimmel, Life Member since 2008

LTC Garland Parrish Memorial Scholarship - $750.00
Carolyn Chavers
Daughter of CMSgt Charles Chavers, Life Member since 1993


(New in 2017) American Military University Scholarship - $750.00
Must me a NCO in the Texas Army or Air National Guard

(New in 2017) American Military University Scholarship - $750.00
Must me a junior enlisted member in the Texas Army or Air National Guard