9 WKU students honored by Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Nine WKU students and recent alumni have been honored by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Five students received grant offers: Laura Allen of Edgewood; Alexandra Hezik of Campbellsville; Melissa Smith of Guthrie; Shelley Spalding of Lebanon; and Jessica Canada Wellman of Williamsburg. Four students and recent graduates were named alternates: Deborah Flynn of Bowling Green; … Continue reading 9 WKU students honored by Fulbright U.S. Student Program

16 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2016-17

The Office of Scholar Development at WKU has awarded 16 WKU students more than $23,000 in Lifetime Experience Grants during the 2016-17 academic year. The awards are designed to enhance students’ competitiveness for national scholarships by supporting research, creative activities, international study, student-designed service or other scholarly activities. As a condition of their awards, recipients … Continue reading 16 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2016-17

3 WKU Students Receive Boren Scholarships

Three WKU students have received David L. Boren Scholarships sponsored by the National Security Education Program (NSEP) to fund study abroad in China and Jordan. Ellen Linder of Louisville and Brandon Pruitt of Bowling Green are members of the Chinese Flagship Program and will complete their Capstone Year in China. Hannah Chaney of Louisville will … Continue reading 3 WKU Students Receive Boren Scholarships

2 WKU graduates recognized by James Madison Fellowship Foundation

Two WKU graduates were recognized by the James Madison Fellowship Foundation. Kendrick Bryan, a WKU alumnus from Elizabethtown, was selected as a 2017 James Madison Fellow. Shelley Spalding, a WKU alumna and graduate student from Lebanon, was selected as an alternate. The James Madison Fellowship Foundation annually selects one fellow from each state, the District … Continue reading 2 WKU graduates recognized by James Madison Fellowship Foundation

8 WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program

Eight WKU students were recognized by the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Six students will receive scholarships of up to $5,000 for summer study abroad programs while two others were named alternates. Sierra Bailey of Lexington, Austin Barnes of Hodgenville, Kate Hart of Princeton, Jade Haywood of Charlotte, North Carolina, Monica Wallace of Princeton, and … Continue reading 8 WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program

2 WKU students selected to participate in Fulbright Summer Institute

Two WKU students have been selected to participate in Fulbright Summer Institutes in the United Kingdom. Hayden Grace and Madeline Marita are the fifth and sixth WKU students to be selected for the prestigious nationally-competitive program since 2012. Both are students in the Mahurin Honors College. Grace is a second-year mathematical economics major from Hopkinsville. … Continue reading 2 WKU students selected to participate in Fulbright Summer Institute

5 WKU students awarded Freeman-Asia scholarships

Five WKU students will study abroad this summer through support from the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia scholarship program. Nicole Andersen of Hiawatha, Iowa, Austin Barnes of Hodgenville, Heather Carpenter of Lancaster, Ashleigh Cleary of Hebron, and Reuben Tang of Glasgow were awarded scholarships of up to $3,000 to study abroad. All five are … Continue reading 5 WKU students awarded Freeman-Asia scholarships