The Johnson Scholarship

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The JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP offers a scholarship to residents of Otero County for the purpose of advancing education or skills by students attending a university, college, community/junior college, trade/vocational school, or training course. Funds will be distributed for the purpose of aiding the applicant in advancing education or skill. The Scholarship Committee of the Rotary Club of Alamogordo shall have sole discretion to determine the recipient(s).

An applicant who once is approved for assistance shall receive priority consideration for subsequent award(s) provided a grade point average (GPA) above that required for graduation is maintained while carrying a case load of not less than three quarter status if enrolled in an undergraduate program, or not less than half time status if enrolled as a graduate student.

Scholarship applicants must show evidence of the following:

  • Be able to show satisfactory progress in a training or vocational program, or an overall 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA), or higher. (An UNOFFICIAL transcript, or letter explaining status of progress, must be attached.)
  • Proof of enrollment in a post-secondary institution or training program.

Applicants will be judged on:

  • Academic Achievement.
  • Financial need.
  • 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.)

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

Download the Johnson Scholarship Application Here>>>Johnson Scholarship Applications-Instructions 16-17

Rotary Club, Alamogordo