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 Honored by Goldwater Program

Two WKU students have been honored by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program, the premier award for undergraduates pursuing careers in science, mathematics or engineering. Andrew Davis of Williamstown (pictured at left above) was named a Goldwater Scholar. He was one of only two students from Kentucky to receive a Goldwater … Continue reading 2 WKU Students Honored by Goldwater Program

9 WKU Students Recognized by State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship Program

Nine WKU students have been recognized by the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program. All are students in the Dixie and Pete Mahurin Honors College at WKU. Four students will receive full funding to participate in eight-week summer intensive language programs abroad while five others were named alternates. The CLS recipients are Andi … Continue reading 9 WKU Students Recognized by State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship Program

6 WKU students awarded Gilman International Scholarships for summer 2017

Six WKU students will study abroad this summer on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.  Bryan Anders of Bowling Green, Magen Estep of Bowling Green, Rachel Fisher of Russellville, Courtney Hurst of Louisville, Melissa Reeves of Louisville and Chanel Watkins of Louisville were awarded scholarships of up to $5,000 to take their studies overseas. Anders, a … Continue reading 6 WKU students awarded Gilman International Scholarships for summer 2017

WKU tied for 2nd in 2016-17 list of top Fulbright producers

With 8 student grantees, WKU again among top master’s institutions WKU is tied for second in the list of top Fulbright-producing master’s degree-granting institutions. WKU had eight Fulbright grantees in 2016-17, making it the only public master’s institution in the top three. WKU tied with Loyola Marymount University while Villanova University ranks first with 11 … Continue reading WKU tied for 2nd in 2016-17 list of top Fulbright producers

WKU student awarded Freeman-ASIA scholarship

WKU student Dominique Wood of Nashville, Tennessee, will study abroad next spring through support from the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia scholarship program. Wood, a third-year Chinese major and the daughter of Angela Tomes and Thomas Wood, was awarded a scholarship of up to $3,000 to advance her Chinese language studies abroad. She will … Continue reading WKU student awarded Freeman-ASIA scholarship