Scholars of Collegiate Distinction

2018 Nominations Open Soon

We are so excited to share with you another new feature to Rural Leader Magazine's collection-the Scholar of Collegiate Distinction Honors. We are looking for deserving individuals who have graduated in one or more of the following academic levels: associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from an accredited institution in the United States. Nominee may self-nominate or be nominated by an organization, individual, or group; he or she must reside in a small community population 300-175,000; have graduated within 2017-2018 from an accredited college/university within the United States; graduated in one or more the following academic levels: associates, bachelor's, master's, or doctoral; and must demonstrate academic excellence in field of study.Nominate a deserving scholar today! For more information, write to