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Make your end-of-year, tax-deductible donation before January 1! Your support is essential in order to meet our most pressing funding needs for 2019, including

  • National security research
  • Student and alumni life
  • Academic initiatives 

 With your help, we can propel defense innovation to protect our nation against emerging threats, and support our next generation of military and civilian leaders.

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Who We Are

The Foundation

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Alumni Association & Foundation is dedicated to supporting NPS, our nation's premier military graduate institution. Some of the best and brightest military officers come here to learn how to overcome global challenges, and at the foundation, we aim to elevate their experience. By funding defense innovation research and supporting both student programs and NPS initiatives, we prepare our next generation of military leaders to best serve and protect our country.

Alumni Association

Our alumni association offers graduates a way to stay connected to the mission of NPS and to foster professional and personal relationships within a network of 50,000+ distinguished professionals.

Member Benefits Include:

  • Access to online NPS alumni directory
  • Invitations to regional alumni events
  • Receive email updates to stay connected to NPS

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Introducing Our 2019 Seed Projects

Twelve student and faculty research projects at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) are receiving seed funding to continue developing their ideas.

Our Projects

Honoring the Life of Gary Laughlin

Whether you knew him as a fellow marine, local philanthropist, avid golfer, NPS Foundation supporter, close friend, or as the man responsible for the endless supply of Jelly Belly candy at the NPSF cottage, Gary Laughlin was loved and admired by many.

Read About Gary

Tickets now available for our 2019 Grand Winter Ball! 

Please join us at the Naval Postgraduate School in the Barbara McNitt Ballroom on Saturday, December 7, at 6:00 pm for our 12th annual Grand Winter Ball!