Class of 2020

Required Qualifications

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

  • Must have at least 30 college credits (including Dual Credit) or more by the start of Spring 2021. Students selected as LEAD Scholars must have at least four (4) long semesters remaining at West Texas A&M University (at the start of the program in August 2021) and cannot graduate prior to May 2023.
  • 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.


Apply for Rogers LEAD WT

Applications for Rogers LEAD WT are now available on BuffLink for current WTAMU students.

Transfer students who do not yet have access to BuffLink can download the form here.

Application Deadlines:

February 5, 2021 (Priority) Gaurantees qualified applicants an interview

February 19, 2021 (Final) 5:00 pm


For more information join us at one of our informational meetings:

Virtual Information Meetings:

December 2 – 3:00 PM

January 27 – 3:00 PM

(Email for Zoom invite)


Lunch & Learns:

January 14 – 12:20 PM

January 19 – 12:20 PM

January 20 – 12:20 PM

January 21 – 5:30 PM

January 26 – 7:00 PM


Contact Missy Macon in the Office of Student Engagement & Leadership with any questions:

(806) 651-2313


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.

Class of 2021