National Call For Nominations

July 1-July 20, 2016

We are so excited to share with you another new feature to Rural Leader Magazine's collection-the Scholar of Collegiate Distinction Honors. We're 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. 

The call for nominations begins  July 1-July 20, 2016. The selected honorees will be featured in the August 2017 edition of Rural Leader Magazine. 

Here's what we're looking for:

Nominee may self-nominate or be nominated by an organization, individual, or group:

-reside in a small community population 300-175,000;

-have graduated within 2016 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;

-must demonstrate academic excellence in field of study.

Nominate a deserving scholar today! For more information, write to

Complete the form below.