2011-2012 Scholarship News
2 WKU Engineering Students Receive Prestigious SMART Scholarships
Matthew LaHood of Bowling Green, Ky., and Cody Mahan of Seymour, Tenn., are the most recent recipients of the award from the U.S. Department of Defense Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship.
Corbin Senior First WKU Student to Receive Boren Scholarship
WKU senior Kevin Worthy of Corbin has become the first WKU student to receive a Boren Scholarship for International Study.
2 WKU Graduates Awarded Fulbright Grants to Study Abroad
For the sixth year in a row, WKU students have been awarded Fulbright grants to spend a year studying and working abroad. May 2012 graduates Mario Nguyen and Alyssa Surina are the latest recipients.
Fox First WKU Student Selected to Attend Fulbright Summer Institute
Sarah Fox, a WKU freshman and Presidential Scholar, is the first WKU student selected by the US-UK Fulbright Commission to attend a Fulbright Summer Institute for Undergraduates.
2 WKU Students Earn Honorable Mentions for 2012 Udall Scholarships
WKU students John Clark of Bowling Green and Abby Rudolph of Louisville earned honorable mentions for the 2012 Morris K. Udall scholarship competition.
WKU Chemistry Student Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
WKU student Nicholas Wright has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. A chemistry major from Berea, Wright works in the lab with Dr. Hemali Rathnayake, assistant professor of chemistry.
Gatton Student Receives National Scholarship to Study in Morocco
A student at the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU has received a national scholarship to study in Morocco this summer. Paul Fleischmann of Crestwood was awarded the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship.
WKU Junior Selected as Finalist for Prestigious Truman Scholarship
Cory Dodds, a WKU political science major from Smithland, was selected as a finalist for the highly competitive Harry S. Truman Scholarship. A junior in the Honors College at WKU, Dodds hopes to work for the U.S. Department of Agriculture shaping rural development policies.
3 WKU Students Recognized by Critical Language Scholarship Program
For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship program has recognized three WKU students. J.P. Stovall and Emmett Stephens have been selected as winners, and Rebecca Center has been chosen as an alternate for the scholarship.
4 WKU Students Recognized by Goldwater Scholarship Program
Since 2006, WKU has led the state in recognition by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. This year, WKU placed among the top producers of Goldwater Scholars in the nation.
Honors College Student Selected to Teach English in South Korea
Sarah Schrader, a double major in Biology and Chemistry and member of the Honors College at WKU, has been selected to teach English in South Korea for a six-month term beginning in February through the Teach and Learn in Korea (TaLK) program.
3 WKU Students Receive Gilman International Scholarships
Three WKU students were awarded funding from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program to study abroad in Spring 2012.
Honors College Senior Receives Global Scholars Award for Project in Kenya
Justin Pile, a senior in the Honors College at WKU from Coxs Creek, received a Foundation for Global Scholars award that partially funded an international experience in Kasigau, Kenya.
2 WKU Graduates Receive 2012 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships
Two WKU graduates received 2012 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships from the Rotary Foundation to travel to Africa to complete graduate coursework and engage in service.