(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 OPEN

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

2021 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

 

LEN AND JEAN TALLAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $5,000
ASHLEY GIBSON

LEWIS O. KING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – $2,000
NICOLE STEPHEN

GLORIA JENELL AND MARLIN E. MOTE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP – $1,250
CARL MATHEWS

TXNG RETIREES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
 EVANGELINA PEREZ

USAA SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
KRISTIN DAVIS

MG (RET) JAMES K. “RED” BROWN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
HUNTER LIGHTSEY

MG WILLIAM (BILL) HALL AND FAMILY LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
CARY RICHARDS

NGAT PAST PRESIDENTS SCHOLARSHIP – $1,000
BRADLEY ROBINSON

NGAT EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP – $500
GARRETT GOLLA
MIA WALKER
CAMERON KONGAMNACH
CAITLYN FERGUSON
DANIEL VASQUEZ

NGATEF BOARD OF TRUSTEES

COL (Ret) Mike Boyd – President

COL (Ret) Rodney McNelley – Vice President

LTC (Ret) Ed Komandosky – Treasurer

LTC (Ret) Marvin Harris – Secretary

CSM (Ret) Mark Weedon – Trustee

COL (Ret) Randall Casey – Trustee

 

CCMSgt (Ret) Priscilla Leger – Trustee

CCMSgt (Ret) Bill Maginot – Trustee

COL (Ret) Richard Harrison – Trustee

COL (Ret) Christian Von Wupperfeld – Trustee

MAJ Chris McKeag – Trustee

SMSgt Michael Wolff – 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.