Applications now open for Rogers Scholars Program

Russell County students can now apply for the Rogers Scholars Program.

The Center for Rural Development is now accepting applications for the 2022 Rogers Scholars Program.

Rogers Scholars — The Center’s flagship youth program — is open to high school rising juniors in Southern and Eastern Kentucky seeking to build their skills in leadership, entrepreneurship, technology, and community service.

The program provides valuable leadership skills and exclusive college scholarship opportunities for young people to fulfill their potential as the region’s next generation of business and entrepreneurial leaders.

To be eligible for Rogers Scholars, you must:

  • Be a current sophomore in high school.
  • Live in The Center for Rural Development’s 45-county primary service area. The service area consists of the following Kentucky counties: Adair, Bath, Bell, Boyd, Breathitt, Carter, Casey, Clay, Clinton, Cumberland, Elliott, Estill, Floyd, Garrard, Green, Harlan, Jackson, Jessamine, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Magoffin, Martin, McCreary, Menifee, Metcalfe, Monroe, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Rowan, Russell, Taylor, Wayne, Whitley and Wolfe.
  • Have a strong interest in developing skills in leadership, technology, entrepreneurship, and community service.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4 point scale).

For more information or questions about the application process, call Allison Cross, Community Liaison and Youth Programs Coordinator, at 606-677-6000 or email [email protected].

The deadline to apply for the Rogers Scholars program is Jan. 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM (EST). 

*Tentative dates for the Rogers Scholars program have been scheduled for June 5-10, 2022 at Morehead State University and July 24-29, 2022 at Lindsey Wilson College.

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