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State Tuition Assistance (STA)

New Mexico National Guard Tuition Scholarship Program (NMNGTSP) also referred to as State Tuition Assistance (STA)

The scholarship provides eligible members of the New Mexico Army and Air National Guard an opportunity to pursue and complete up to a baccalaureate degree for professional and personal development by defraying a major portion of educational tuition expenses.  The NMNGTSP will pay up to 100% for tuition expenses (up to $250 per semester hour) with a limit of $4,500.

State Tuition Assistance Deadlines:

  • Fall – August 1st
  • Spring – December 15th
  • Summer – May 15th

In order to be approved and receive funding, the applying member must mail, hand deliver, or email, a copy of previous semester grades within 30 days of course completion (no exceptions) to the appropriate Education Liaison Officer:

Army National Guard

Air National Guard

NMMI ECP/SMP

Department of Military Affairs
NMARNG-Education Office
10 Bataan Blvd Rm #436
Santa Fe, NM 87508
Phone: 505-474-1384
Fax: 505-474-1243
Email: ng.nm.nmarng.list.education@mail.mil
Base Education and Training
2251 Air Guard Rd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87116
Phone: 505-846-6499
Fax: 505-853-7948
Kevin.pena@ang.af.mil or
Theresa.leblanc@ang.af.mil
Department of Military Affairs
NMARNG-Education Office
10 Bataan Blvd Rm #436
Santa Fe, NM 87508
Phone: 505-474-1384
Fax: 505-474-1243
Email: ng.nm.nmarng.list.education@mail.mil

The servicemember must also submit to the Education Service Liaison the following documents:

  • ORIGINAL AGONMJC 2171-R Application (Appendix A)must be mailed or hand-delivered
  • AGONMJC 2171-R Application (Appendix A) by fax to initiate the process
  • Statement of Understanding (SOU)-Appendix B
  • Degree Plan (DP) – must include all coursework needed to attain degree/Technical Certificate
  • Concise Student Schedule  – available in your myNMSU account
  • Registration Fee Assessment  – available in your myNMSU account
  • Valid completion document; (i.e. official and/or unofficial transcript of all coursework taken) within 30 days of course completion directly to the NMNG Education office via email: ng.nm.nmarng.list.education@mail.mil.  Subject line of email: STA Grades: Member’s Name.

You must read and understand AGONM Joint Circular 621-5, dated 17 December 2012, as required in the Statement of Understanding (SOU).  This circular describes National Guard policies, requirements and procedures for the New Mexico National Guard’s Tuition Scholarship Program (NMNGTSP).