Youth Programs at
The Center for Rural Development

Apply now for Rogers Scholars 2018

Do you want to build your leadership and entrepreneurial skills?

Jessica Cox of McCreary County

Jessica Cox of McCreary County

Apply now for the Rogers Scholars program and start your journey toward becoming the leader you want to be in Southern and Eastern Kentucky.

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

During the one-week summer leadership program, Scholars learn about different career paths in healthcare, engineering, and energy solutions; network with state and entrepreneurial leaders; and step outside their comfort zones to try new experiences and adventures.

“Being a Rogers Scholar has made me realize how far I could go and what incredible things I can do in life. It showed me even a small-town girl from McCreary County could essentially change the world.” 2016 Rogers Scholars graduate Jessica Cox.

If you are a high school sophomore in Southern and Kentucky and interested in becoming a Rogers Scholar, click here to apply for the 2018 summer session of Rogers Scholars presented by The Center for Rural Development. Remember you must apply by midnight on Jan. 31, 2018!

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