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April 25, 2019

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Win a houseboat vacation on Lake Cumberland

Enter for a chance to win a fantastic vacation and support our youth in The Center Youth Programs Houseboat Vacation Raffle!

Support our youth programs on KY Gives Day

Show your support for Rogers Scholars, Rogers Explorers, and Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute on Kentucky Gives Day.

The Center for Rural Development is now accepting online applications for the 2019 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI)

The Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute’s purpose is to develop future business leaders and entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. High school freshmen, sophomores and juniors from throughout The Center’s 45-county service area are encouraged to apply.

Rogers Scholar alumnus joins The Center for Rural Development to build a brighter future

Sarah Smith, a 2004 graduate of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars program, has recently joined The Center as a Marketing Coordinator with a focus on fiber. Smith is an example of how the Rogers Scholars program is helping to build a brighter future for rural Kentuckians.

Apply now for 2019 Rogers Scholars program

The Center for Rural Development is now accepting applications for the 2019 Rogers Scholars program. Rogers Scholars, an intensive one-week summer program, provides valuable leadership skills and exclusive college scholarship opportunities for rising high school juniors in Southern and Eastern Kentucky to seize their potential as the region’s next generation of leaders. “I am very […]

Register now for 5K Glow Run & Walk!

You’re invited to attend the 6th Annual Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run and Walk!

This event benefits The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars program – a week long leadership and entrepreneurship development program for upcoming high school juniors from 45 counties in Southern and Eastern Kentucky.

#GivingTuesday final results

We raised $1,780 for the Rogers Scholars program and the youth of Southern and Eastern Kentucky on #GivingTuesday.

Apply now for Rogers Scholars 2018

Now accepting applications for 2018 Rogers Scholars youth camp!

2017 Rogers Scholars announced

62 high school students from Southern and Eastern Kentucky have been selected to attend this year’s 20th annual Rogers Scholars program.

ALUMNI PROFILE: Adair County siblings reflect on Rogers Scholars experience

There is nearly a 10 year age difference between Adair County siblings Kyle Mann, 22, and Brandi Blackburn, 31, but the brother and sister duo have never been closer. Growing up they had the same drive for success – they both attended the same undergraduate school, the same graduate school, and they both went into […]

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