RS Community Service Form

After graduating from the Rogers Scholars Program, participants must fulfill the community service requirement in order to be eligible for scholarship opportunities. Graduates have one year upon their completion of the program to submit their community service project.

General Information


Project Information


Media Kit - Share your story!

As a Rogers Scholar you are making a difference where it matters most- your community. People need to know about your project!

In the box below, please write a brief “press release” that can be used to send to local media outlets.

Important items to include:

1. The who, what, why, where, and how of your project.
2. Quote from someone involved in your project. (You may use the quote provided in the form above.)
3. Quote from you- your experience and/or what organizing this project meant personally.
4. Provide information about the Rogers Scholars program and The Center for Rural Development. Feel free to copy and paste the following:

Established in 1996 through the vision of U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers, (KY-05), and other leaders, The Center for Rural Development is a nonprofit organization fueled by a mission to provide leadership that stimulates innovative and sustainable economic development solutions and a better way of life in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. In its 45-county primary service region, The Center provides innovative programs in leadership, public safety, technology, and arts and culture. The Center is committed to constantly expanding its capabilities in order to deliver a range of key services throughout Kentucky and the nation.

Rogers Scholars- The Center’s flagship youth program- is open to high school sophomore students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky seeking to build their leadership and entrepreneurial skills. 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. For more information on the Rogers Scholars program, please visit or call 606-677-6000.

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