The Billie Holder Memorial Rotary Scholarship

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The Rotary Club of Alamogordo offers the Billie Holder Memorial Rotary Scholarship to college/university students who are residents of Otero County. These scholarships are given in honor of Mr. Billie Holder, past owner/editor of the Alamogordo Daily News and Past District Governor (Rotary International District 5520).

Scholarship applicants must:

  • Be a resident of Otero County.
  • Have completed or will complete the freshman year of COLLEGE (28 credit hours, or more).
  • Have an overall 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA), or higher. (A current UNOFFICIAL transcript must be attached.)
  • Provide proof of enrollment in NMSU.
Applicants will be judged on:
  • Academic Achievement.
  • Exemplary character and the potential to succeed.
  • Participation in extra-curricular school activities and community involvement.
  • A correct, complete, and legible application. (Incomplete applications will not be considered; no exceptions.)
  • An interview may be required.

Completed applications must be received or postmarked no later than Wednesday, March 30, 2016. Mail to:

The Rotary Club of Alamogordo
Attn: Scholarship Committee
PO Box 713
Alamogordo, NM 88311


Applicants will be notified by letter of the Scholarship Committee’s decisions. Scholarships will be paid directly to the academic institution once registration is confirmed. All material submitted is confidential and will be retained by the Rotary Club of Alamogordo. The decisions of the Rotary Club Scholarship Committee are final.

Follow this link to download the application: Billie Holder Memorial Rotary Scholarship


Rotary Club, Alamogordo