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Office of Scholar Development

Upcoming Events

OSD Tea

Monday, August 22 and Tuesday, August 23, 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., HCIC 2039

Stop by to have donuts, tea, or coffee with the crew of OSD on Monday, August 22 or Tuesday August 23, 2016. Begin the process of charting your course at WKU, schedule an appointment with a fellowship advisor, and learn about all the fabulous places national scholarships can take you. We'll be hanging out in HCIC 2039, so come on by and say hello!


Fellowships in 15 -- Fall 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1011 HCIC

Fellowships in 15 provides an opportunity for students to quickly learn how to be competitive for several different national scholarships. Each 15 minute session covers a different topic. Sessions are repeated from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drop in at your convenience.

  • Funding graduate school in the sciences (top of the hour)
  • Paid summer research in the sciences and social sciences (quarter past the hour)
  • Study abroad scholarships (half past the hour)
  • Critical language study abroad (quarter to the hour)

Lifetime Experience Grants

Application deadline is Monday, November 7, 2016 for Winter/Spring projects and Monday, February 13, 2017 for Summer/Fall projects.

Open to WKU students in all majors across all campuses, LTE grants help students become more competitive for national scholarships by supporting research, international study, creative activities, student-led engagement efforts, or other scholarly activities.


OSD Tea

Monday, January 23 and Tuesday, January 24, 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., HCIC 2039

Stop by to have donuts, tea, or coffee with the crew of OSD on Monday, January 23 or Tuesday January 24, 2016. Begin the new semester with caffeine, fellowships, and sweet treats. Schedule an appointment with a fellowship advisor and move your applications forward. We'll be hanging out in HCIC 2039, so come on by and say hello!


Fellowships in 15 -- Spring 2017

Tuesday, Tuesday, February 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1011 HCIC

Fellowships in 15 provides an opportunity for students to quickly learn how to be competitive for several different national scholarships. Each 15 minute session covers a different topic. Sessions are repeated from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drop in at your convenience.

  • Fulbright Study and Research Grants (top of the hour)
  • Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships (quarter past the hour)
  • Study abroad scholarships (half past the hour)
  • Funding graduate school in the sciences (quarter to the hour)

Fulbright Week

April 2017

Q&A with Foreign Language Teaching Assistants

U.S. Student Program Information Session

Chat with a WKU Fulbrighter

Personal Statement Workshop


2017 Scholars Recognition Reception

Friday, March 31, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., HCIC

The reception celebrates the hard work of national scholarship applicants at WKU. Students who work with OSD to apply for a national scholarship, their families, and their faculty mentors are invited.



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