(512) 454-7300 membership@ngat.org

ngat Educational foundation

The National Guard Association of Texas 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.

National Guard Association of Texas Educational Foundation
3706 Crawford Ave.
Austin, TX  78731
512-454-7300
mharris@ngat.org

What is NGATEF?

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 Marvin Harris, at (512) 454-7300 or email mharris@ngat.org. 2021 marked the 43rd anniversary of the National Guard Association of Texas Educational Foundation.  Since inception, the Foundation has awarded $498,000 in scholarships to deserving men, women, and dependents of the Texas Military Department.

The NGAT Educational Foundation
2022 Scholarship Competition
is now closed. Congratulations to all our winners. Applications for the 2023 competition opens in November 2022.

This years scholarship program includes scholarships specifically for a junior enlisted and NCO Soldier or Airmen currently serving in the Texas Army or Air National Guard. We also have a scholarship specifically for a member of the Texas State Guard.

Donate to the
NGAT Educational Foundation

Support the NGATEF by playing in our Annual
Golf Tournament

Donate to our Memorials Scholarships

CW4 (Ret) Len & Jean Tallas
Former NGAT Executive Director

CW4 (Ret) Lewis King
Former NGAT Executive Director

COL (Ret) Dale & Georgie Pyeatt
Former NGAT Executive Director

CSM John Morgan
Enlisted Memorial Scholarship

Donate to our Leadership Scholarship

MG (Ret) James K. “Red” Brown Leadership Scholarship

MG (Ret) William A. “Bill” Hall Leadership Scholarship

MG Patrick M. Hamilton Leadership Scholarship

NGAT Past Presidents Scholarship

MG (Ret) Charles K. Aris Leadership Scholarship

 

2022 NGAT Educational Foundation Scholarship Winners

 

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

 

NGAT EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – $7,000
 2LT ANGELICA RODRIGUEZ
2-142 IN BN

NGAT EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – $5,000
SPC REESE HERBERGER
149TH HR CO

 LEN AND JEAN TALLAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $5,000
1SG RANDALL BAGWELL
B CO 636TH EMIB

LEWIS O. KING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $2,000
CAMERON KONGAMNACH
Son of SSG Mia Siller

GLORIA JENELL AND MARLIN E. MOTE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP – $1,250
KATRINA ALVARADO
Daughter of TSgt Salvador Alvarado

TXNG RETIREES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
SARAH KERR
Daughter of Lt Col (Ret) Gary Kerr

USAA SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
SPC FAITHFUL BOGGS
442nd ENG CO

MG (RET) JAMES K. “RED” BROWN
LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
HANNAH HAMONTREE
Daughter of LTC (Ret) George Hamontree III

MG (RET) WILLIAM A. “BILL” HALL & FAMILY
LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
GRACE BARROW
Daughter of COL (Ret) Gregory Barrow

MG (RET) PATRICK HAMILTON LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
RAEGANN SMITH
Daughter of MAJ Charles Peters

NGAT PAST PRESIDENT’S SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
REGAN NOVOTNY
Daughter of COL Jeffrey Novotny

NGATEF BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Vacant – President

Vacant – Vice President

Vacant – Treasurer

LTC (Ret) Marvin Harris – Secretary

CSM (Ret) Mark Weedon – Trustee

COL (Ret) Randall Casey – Trustee

New board officers will be voted on at the next
Board of Directors Meeting.

 

CCMSgt (Ret) Priscilla Leger – Trustee

CCMSgt (Ret) Bill Maginot – Trustee

COL (Ret) Christian Von Wupperfeld – Trustee

MAJ Chris McKeag – Trustee

SFC Mireya Cruz – Trustee

SFC (Ret) Talia McKinnis – Trustee

Capt Nate Norton – Trustee

 

Legislative

Since 1959, NGAT has been the voice advocating for the men and women of the Texas Army and Air National Guard.

State Sponsored Life Insurance (SSLI)

Group Term Insurance

This is a low-cost group term life insurance policy which provides coverage on the member, their spouse, and their dependent children. Starting at $3.66 a month for $10,000 policy.

 

Free $10,000 Life Insurance

NGAT is proud to offer you a benefit of a $10,000 life insurance policy. This policy is offered to new enlistees of the Texas National Guard. Enrollment needs to be completed within 90 days of your enlistment to take advantage of this offer.

 

Free $1,000 Life Insurance

All currently serving members of the Texas Army and Air National Guard are automatically covered with a FREE $1,000 NGAT Life Insurance policy.

 

Want to join NGAT?

The National Guard Association of Texas (NGAT) appears before various state and national legislative committees to speak on behalf of the Soldiers and Airmen of the Texas Military Forces. This is why your membership is so important. The greater our membership numbers, the more influence NGAT can bring to the political decision-makers and continue the fight on top issues affecting you and your family. Join NGAT today and make a real difference in the fight for your benefits and your future as a member of the Texas Military Forces.