Rogers’ Fellows

Kentucky Wesleyan College Rogers’ Fellows Scholarship

The Rogers Foundation, an educational non-profit, was established by James E. Rogers, a Kentucky-born, long-time Las Vegas resident. The Rogers’ Fellows Scholarship is open to college-bound residents of Clark County, Nevada who wish to attend Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Watch the video below to learn about Kentucky Wesleyan College from two current Rogers’ Fellows and Michelle Sanders, Director of Finance and Administration at the Rogers Foundation. 

Named a Princeton Review “Best in the Southeast” college for more than a decade, Kentucky Wesleyan College is a small, private institution founded in 1858. With intimate faculty to student ratio (13:1), Kentucky Wesleyan offers courses of study in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Education; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Visual and Performing Arts, among many others.  Learn more about our majors here.

The Rogers Foundation offers 15 annual full scholarships to attend Kentucky Wesleyan College, open to current high school seniors in the Clark County School District, as well as transferring college freshmen and sophomores enrolled in a college in Southern Nevada. Each scholarship will cover the full cost of tuition, fees, room and board, and textbooks. Each award recipient will receive the scholarship for up to four full years of study.

Students must complete a single application that provides information for both an admission decision and Rogers’ Fellows scholarship eligibility.  This application is available on the Rogers Foundation website.  Kentucky Wesleyan College will collect information from the Rogers Foundation to follow up with students for an admissions decision.  Students must be granted admission to Kentucky Wesleyan College to qualify for the Rogers’ Fellows scholarship.  Recipients of the scholarship will receive the scholarship award via the Financial Aid Office at Wesleyan.


Kentucky Wesleyan Rogers’ Fellows scholarship – Full tuition, fees, room and board and textbooks, renewable for four years.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Minimum of 2.8 GPA 
  • Minimum ACT of 22 or SAT equivalent of 1020
  • Co-curricular interests 
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Interest in public service 
  • First generation college student preferred 

Application Deadline

  • The 2021 deadline has passed. Please visit the application link above for new deadline details. The window normally closes in early February.