New Mexico Council Education Scholarships

The Navy League of the United States New Mexico Council (NM Council), in partial fulfillment of its mission, has created a scholarship program for members of 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. The NM Council will present two scholarships annually: one in August and one in December. These scholarships must be utilized for in-resident expenses at an accredited college or university or for an on-line educational course or courses.


U. S. Sea Services; active duty, Reserve and dependents. An 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 university or a certified secondary educational program.


Two separate scholarships will be awarded based on the quality and merit of applications. The scholarship is a one-time award.

Deadline for Applications: August 31 and December 1. The amount of each award will be determined by the Council, annually; scholarships of $750.00 have previously been awarded.

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: or a hard copy of the documents can be mailed to:
Navy League of the United States
New Mexico Council
P.O. Box 91554
Albuquerque, NM 87199-1554.

Related Information

The recipient or 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 Council reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by NM Council, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. The NM Council may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by NM Council including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc.


For questions regarding this scholarship contact the New Mexico Council Scholarship POC, Marilyn Smith at or at 505-485-7210.

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Designed by: E.J. Nava
last Modified: 19Jul20