Rogers Scholars File update

Rogers Scholars Application - Re-Upload

Essay Topic (35 Points)

The Center for Rural Development is making headway in creating a better way of life for Southern and Eastern Kentucky by providing a middle-mile, fiber-optic network that creates the opportunity for affordable, high-capacity, high-speed broadband access. Using areas of economic development, tourism, and entrepreneurship, describe how your community could take advantage of this opportunity.


Essay Requirements: 1-2 pages double spaced; .5 inch margins; and Times New Roman 12 point font. More than 2 pages will result in a deduction of points.

Please upload documents in a .docx, .doc, or .txt format.
Maximum upload size: 52.43MB

Academic Performance (10 Points)

You must submit a cumulative (freshman and year to date sophomore year) school transcript along with your program application. Your cumulative grade point average (un-weighted by your school) will be utilized to assess a score on academic performance. Applicants should have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4-point scale.
Maximum upload size: 52.43MB

Letters of Recommendation

Please submit three (3) letters of recommendation with your application. Two (2) of the letters must be typed by an individual who is employed by the school system you attend, and one (1) letter must be typed by someone from your community who is not employed by the school system.

• Family members or relatives may not write letters of recommendation.
• Although this assignment is not worth any points, you will be deducted 5 points for each letter that is not submitted. The letters of recommendation are used as a character assessment for the scoring committee.
Maximum upload size: 52.43MB
Maximum upload size: 52.43MB
Maximum upload size: 52.43MB