New Mexico Council Education Scholarships

The Navy League of the United States New Mexico Council (NM Council), as one of its core functions, offers a college scholarship program for all the U.S. Sea Services; the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and U.S. flag Merchant Marine Active or Reserve Members and their eligible dependents. Service members or a former service member must be able to establish their assignment and service to the NM Council by official records. To be eligible, dependents must be able to establish a parent or spouse who served in the U.S. Sea Services. Relationships beyond parents or spouse are not considered for awards.

There will be two scholarships awarded. One in July and one in December. These scholarships will be awarded to fund educational expenses for fall or spring in-residence or on-line educational courses within New Mexico only.

Eligibility: U. S. Sea Services; active duty, Reserve and dependents. The active duty individual does not have to reside in New Mexico but the individual accepting the scholarship, will have to utilize this scholarship in a New Mexico Extended University or Certified Secondary Educational Program.


Deadline for Applications: August 1, 2018 ($750.00) and December 1, 2018 ($750.00) award.

Application Submission

With the essay, submit a completed New Mexico Council scholarship application indicating: eligibility, location of enrollment, course or courses of study, contact information (email address, mailing address, and telephone number).

Applications can be emailed to:
addressed via mail a hard copy of the documents to:
Navy League of the United States
New Mexico Council
P.O. Box 91554
Albuquerque, NM 87199.

Related Information

Funds for this scholarship will be deposited directly to the educational institution in the name of the recipient. The recipients will be asked to attend a luncheon or dinner at the Navy League New Mexico Council's expense to receive the scholarship. The New Mexico Council requests that scholarship recipients pose for a photograph or photographs of their award of the scholarship. The NM Navy League Council reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by NM Navy League Council, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. NM Navy League Council may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by NM Navy League Council including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.

For questions regarding this scholarship contact the New Mexico Council President, Chuck Vaughan, at or at 505-553-4364

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Designed by: E.J. Nava
last Modified: 20Jun18