Rogers LEAD WT - Apply

Apply for Rogers LEAD WT


Required Qualifications

Prior to making application, students should meet the following criteria:

  • Must have at least four long semesters remaining at West Texas A&M University at the start of the program in August.
  • Full time enrollment (12 hours or more during the long semesters).
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
  • Students cannot be placed on scholastic or disciplinary probation.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who will have completed at least 45 hours, and students who have fewer than five long semesters remaining.


Lunch and Learn

Please join us for a Lunch and Learn to learn more about the Rogers LEAD WT program.  Current LEAD Scholars will be there to answer questions and give more information on the program.  There will be several different opportunities for you to attend a Lunch and Learn.

  • For College of Business Majors - Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 12:30 PM in CC 217
  • For College of Agriculture and Natural Science Majors - Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 12:15 PM in NSB 102
  • For College of Nursing & Health Science Majors - Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 12:30 PM in the LEAD Suite (JBK 8)
  • For Engineering, Computer Science & Mathematics Majors - Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 12:00 PM in ESC 202
  • For All Majors - Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12:30 PM in the LEAD Suite (JBK 8)

For more information, please contact Missy Macon in the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership (JBK 103) or call 651-2313.


Application Forms


Application Deadline

The priority application deadline to be considered for the Rogers LEAD WT program for Fall 2019-Spring 2021 is Thursday, January 31, 2019, at 12:00 PM (Noon).  Students who meet this deadline and the Rogers LEAD WT qualifications will be guaranteed an interview.  The final deadline for applications is Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 12:00 PM (Noon).  Applications must be turned in to the Office of Student Engagement & Leadership, JBK 103. 

Selection Criteria for Rogers LEAD WT

Twenty-five students will be selected for Rogers LEAD WT through a selective application and interview process.  Students will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. Attitude - Rogers LEAD WT Scholars are optimistic, energetic, and giving.
  2. Work Ethic - Rogers LEAD WT Scholars are responsible, take initiative, and show self-discipline.  This will be evident when reviewing their résumé.
  3. People Skills - Rogers LEAD WT Scholars communicate effectively with others, work as a part of a team, and represent LEAD WT professionally on campus and in the community.
  4. Desire - Rogers LEAD WT Scholars demonstrate a desire for personal growth and development and will be able to articulate their goals and plans for the future.