Through the generosity of Rotarians and community members over the years, the Alamogordo Rotary (Club) Foundation has been sponsoring scholarships to support our local students in pursuit of their post-secondary dreams and offers the following scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Completed applications must be received or postmarked no later than Friday, May 4, 2018.  Mail applications to:

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

Billie Holder Memorial Rotary Scholarship, Rotary Club of Alamogordo Medical Careers Scholarship,
and the Shelby Miller Memorial Business Rotary Scholarship

The Rotary Club of Alamogordo is pleased to award academic scholarships 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 District 5520), and Mr. Shelby Miller, Past Club President as well as an outstanding citizen and businessman.

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.

2017-2018 Scholarship Applications-Instructions

~ The Johnson Scholarship ~

The Johnson Scholarship Fund 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.

2017-2018 Johnson Scholarship Applications-Instructions