Girl sitting on steps with pond in background.Rogers State University’s President’s Leadership Class (PLC) is a four-year scholarship program designed to develop your leadership skills and enhance your academic experience.

PLC provides an environment for a select number of exceptional RSU students to foster their personal and professional development.

PLC members represent a diverse group of RSU’s most ambitious and promising students, who work closely with student groups and university administration to enhance services to students and the community.



  • Annual scholarship of $10,000  ($6,500 toward tuition; $3,500 toward housing/meals)      
  • Maximum of four years with continued eligibility
  • Ten students selected to each freshman class
  • Students may retain their financial aid packages for costs not covered by the PLC scholarship

PLC members are expected to:

  • attend all regular meetings, special projects, and official gatherings of the class
  • volunteer for campus service projects, be active members of student organizations, and be on-call for campus events
  • attend selected RSU Alumni programs and RSU Foundation events
  • attend selected high schools with recruiters
  • live in on-campus student housing during his/her freshman and sophomore years
  • complete a minimum of 30 semester credits per academic year
  • maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00

Application Requirements

Rogers State University values our students who make significant contributions not only to our campus, but also to the communities we serve.


Guides & Tips

PLC members should use the following guides and tips when planning and promoting student activities and events.

  • Promotions Guide –  A step-by-step guide for promoting PLC events.
  • Facebook Tips – Steps to effectively use Facebook to promote an event and/or organization.
  • Twitter Tips – Tips to help make tweets efficient and effective.
  • Blogging Tips – A list of tips to make your PLC blog successful.