2010-2011 Scholarship News
WKU Honors College Senior Receives Foundation for Global Scholars Award
Sara Moody, a senior in the Honors College at WKU, has received a Foundation for Global Scholars award that funded a social work internship in India this summer.
Honors College Student Receives EPA Fellowship to Continue Research
WKU student Clarice Esch has been awarded a Greater Research Opportunity Fellowship by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Graduate Awarded Fulbright to Conduct Research in China
WKU graduate Rachel Reetzke of Franklin has been awarded a Fulbright Grant that will allow her to travel to China and conduct research.
WKU Student Earns SMART Scholarship from Department of Defense
Yancee Burchett, a WKU junior from Brodhead, has been awarded a 2011 Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship from the Department of Defense.
WKU Grad Receives Princeton-in-Asia Fellowship
WKU graduate Chris Colonna received a Princeton-in-Asia Fellowship and will spend a year teaching English at Mae Fah Luang University in Chiang Rai, Thailand.
3 Gatton Students Selected for National Security Language Scholarships
Three students from The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU have been selected for the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for the summer.
3 Recognized by Goldwater Program
Three WKU students have been recognized by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.
3 WKU Students Awarded Prestigious Critical Language Scholarships
Allie Surina, Will Meredith and J.P. Stovall, all students in the WKU Honors College and the Chinese Flagship Program, will travel to China for 7-10 weeks of intensive language instruction.
WKU Graduate Working in Brazil on 2011-2012 Fulbright Grant
WKU graduate Dunja Zdero of Louisville began her placement as an English teaching assistant (ETA) in Brazil at the end of February.
Honors College Student Receives Position in Teach For America Program
Jennifer Kiefer, a Louisville senior in the Honors College at WKU, has been offered a position in the highly competitive Teach For America Program.
WKU Student Awarded Clinton Scholarship to Study in Dubai
Michael Marcell, a WKU student with a double major in International Affairs and Journalism, was awarded a William Jefferson Clinton Scholarship to study at the American University in Dubai during the Spring 2011 semester.
Biology Student Receives Rotary Scholarship to Study in Scotland
WKU student Aric Johnson of Bowling Green has received a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to live and study for a year in Edinburgh, Scotland.
WKU Listed Among Top Producers of Fulbright Award Winners
WKU has been listed as one of the top-producing institutions of students winning Fulbright awards.
Flagship Student Receives Chinese Government Scholarship
Darra Jackson, a member of the WKU Chinese Flagship Program, has been awarded a multi-year Chinese Government Scholarship, funded by the China Scholarship Council and China’s Ministry of Education.