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The Bettye Miller Memorial Scholarship

The Rebekah Assembly of New Mexico established a scholarship in 1984 to honor Bettye Miller, a Rebekah from Jal, New Mexico who devoted much of her life to the youth of New Mexico.

  • Administration. The scholarship is administered by a board of trustees elected from the membership of the Rebekah Assembly.
  • Funding.  The scholarship is funded by three sources.
    • Earnings from a permanent fund.
    • Donations, gifts, grants, etc.
    • Small annual membership assessment.
  • Scholarships.  Scholarships are given for both academic (4 year) institutions and vocational schools. The number of scholarships awarded is based on the funds available and the number of applicants. Applicants may be male or female. While membership in one of the branches of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows is not mandatory, extra points are awarded for membership or familial affiliation.
    • Academic. 
      • The institution must be located within the state of New Mexico.
      • Applicants must have completed their freshman year and earned at least 27 hours.
      • Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (4.0 basis.)
      • Recipients must provide an OFFICIAL transcript of courses, grades and hours before scholarship payments are issued.
    • Technical/Vocational Schools.
      • The institution must be located within the state of New Mexico.
      • Applicants must have a high school diploma or a general equivalent diploma (GED.)
      • The applicant must have been accepted by an approved institution.
  • Non-discrimination Policy - “The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs will not discriminate against any individual on the basis of disability. The I.O.O.F. will make reasonable modifications to policies, practices, or procedures when such modifications are necessary to afford its services and facilities to individuals with disabilities, unless the modifications would fundamentally alter the nature of its services. The I.O.O.F. will not exclude any individual with a disability from full and equal enjoyment of its services and facilities, unless the individual poses a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself, that cannot be eliminated by modification of policies, practices or procedures or by the provision of auxiliary aids or services. The I.O.O.F. will not exclude any individual from the full and equal enjoyment of is services and facilities because of the individuals association with a person with a disability. Any individual may request a modification in policies, practices or procedures or the provision of auxiliary aids or services by contacting The I.O.O.F.NON DISCRIMINATION POLICY REQUEST, 422 N. Trade Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101.”
  • Applications. 

 

 

 

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