The New Mexico National Guard offers benefits ranging from education assistance to free license plates for members. Take a look at the list to see how you can benefit from joining the National Guard. Obligation: 1 week per month, 2 weeks per year unless called upon by city or state. Educational benefits New Mexico Scholarship program: pays 100% tuition to all state funded colleges / vo-techs Montgomery GI bill and Kicker: paid directly to student per month tax free Full time: $326 + kicker program $200 3/4 Time: $270 + kicker program $150 1/2 Time: $179 + kicker program $100 1/4 Time: $90.50 + Kicker program $50 Both programs can be used at the same time Other benefits: $50,000 Student loan repayment program
75% of Tuition up to in-state rate; Must exhaust FTA first. Enlisted personnel only, only to the Bachelor's level, Must agree to serve an additional 3 yr with NMARNG. Payment directly to school upon successful completion of course.