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The following is a list of departments at Western Kentucky University which offer scholarships. Requirements vary from department to department. Also, scholarship availability varies from department to department and may change within the academic year. Students who are interested in a particular Departmental Scholarship are advised to contact that particular department for more information. A separate application may be required.
Call (270) 745-3151 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Additional information is available here
AIR FORCE ROTC:
For more information contact the Unit Admissions Officer at (615) 963-5931.
For more information call (270) 745-4293 or e-mail email@example.com.
Additional information is available at: http://wku.edu/rotc/scholarships.php
Call (270) 745-3696 for more information. Additional information is available at:
BONNER LEADERSHIP SCHOLARS
More information is available at: http://www.wku.edu/alive/public_scholarship/bonner.php
CONSUMER AND FAMILY SCIENCES :
Call (270) 745-4352 for more information. Additional information is available at:
Additional information available at: www.wku.edu/engineering/scholarship_opportunities.php
Call (270) 745-3046 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
First Year Creative Writing Major Scholarships (2): a one time scholarship ($1000) for first year students majoring in creative writing (any genre). Requirements: high school g.p.a. of 3.2 or higher, ACT English score of 25 or higher, completed WKU scholarship application for beginning freshmen with writing sample. The writing sample must include examples from at least two different writing genres (fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, drama); maximum of 20 pages. Applications (with writing sample) must be postmarked by January 15.
Call (270) 745-6340 for more information.
Additional information is available at: http://www.wkuforensics.com/
GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES:
Additional information is available at (270) 745-6477 or on-line at:
GEOGRAPHY & GEOLOGY:
Additional information is available at: http://www.wku.edu/geoweb/scholarship.php or call (270) 745-4555.
GLASGOW REGIONAL CENTER SCHOLARSHIPS
Glasgow Regional Center Scholarships are available at: http://www.wku.edu/glasgow/scholarships.php
GORDON FORD COLLEGE OF BUSINESS:
A separate application is not required for upperclassmen but is required for beginning freshmen. Additional information is available at: http://www.wku.edu/business/student-scholarships.php
GOVERNOR'S SCHOOL for the ARTS SCHOLARSHIP:
For more information and the application can be found at:
For more information call (270) 745-3841.
Additional information is available at: http://www.wku.edu/history/undergrad/prizes.php
HONORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
For information or the scholarship application, write to: Honors College, Honors Center, Western Kentucky University, 1 Big Red Way, Bowling Green, KY 42101. You may phone (270) 745-2081 or email: email@example.com
Additional information is available at: http://www.wku.edu/honors/future-students/scholarships.php
JOURNALISM & BROADCASTING:
Additional information for Journalism and Broadcasting scholarships is available at http://www.wku.edu/journalism/scholarships_and_grants/scholarships_and_grants.php
LIBRARY MEDIA EDUCATION:
Call (270) 745-4607 for more information.
Additional information is available at: http://www.wku.edu/lme/scholar.php
MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT :
Additional information is available at: http://www.wku.edu/math/html/awards.html
For more information visit: http://www.wku.edu/modernlanguages/scholarships/
For more information call (270)745-3751 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Additional information may be found at http://www.wku.edu/music/prospective_students/auditioninfo.php .
OFFICE OF DIVERSITY PROGRAMS :
This office serves as a clearing house for scholarships made available by community agencies. For more information please call 270-745-5066 or email us at email@example.com. Our web address is www.wku.edu/odp.
OGDEN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS:
The Ogden Foundation awards scholarships for $750 per semester annually for beginning freshmen and returning students. Minimum criteria: Kentucky resident, rank in the top 15%, ACT composite of 26 (or 26 in math and science categories), and majoring within Ogden College of Science & Engineering. The scholarship application is available here http://www.wku.edu/ogden/web_pages/ogden_foundation_scholarship.php. For more information, contact the Ogden Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OGDEN FOUNDATION RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP:
For more information you can contact Darwin Dahl at (270) 745-5074 or visit
OWENSBORO REGIONAL CAMPUS SCHOLARSHIPS:
Owensboro local scholarships are available at: http://www.wku.edu/owensboro/scholarships.php
PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY:
Call (270) 745-4357 for information. For additional information please go on-line at:
POTTER COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS
Includes: Art, Communication, English, Journalism and Broadcasting, Modern Languages, Music, Political Science, Sociology and Theatre and Dance. Additional information is available at:
For more information, call (270)745-2695 or visit: http://www.wku.edu/psychology/programs/undergraduate/scholarships.php
SCHOOL OF NURSING
Additional information is available at: http://www.wku.edu/nursing/scholarship_2column.php
SCHOOL OF TEACHER EDUCATION:
Additional information is available at: http://www.wku.edu/ste/financial_aid/index.php
SOCIAL WORK (undergraduate):
For more information visit: http://www.wku.edu/socialwork/bsw/scholarships.php
SOCIAL WORK (graduate):
For more information visit: http://www.wku.edu/socialwork/msw/scholarships.php
SOCIETY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ALUMNI:
For more information about the Society of African American Alumni visit their webpage.
TEXTBOOK FOR TROOPS
This program is for military and veteran students enrolled in WKU courses who do not receive a book stipend or a book scholarship. Qualified applicants check out their textbooks for an entire semester, then return them for another student to use next semester. It's the ultimate recycling program! Eligibility: Go to http://www.wku.edu/veterans/documents/t4trulesrevised4262013.pdf for the request form and program rules. Fill out the form and return it to Tate Page Hall 201 as soon as possible after you have signed up for classes. Requests must be in our office one week prior to class start date.
THEATRE AND DANCE:
For more information visit: http://www.wku.edu/theatre-and-dance/scholarship-opportunities.php
WKU ALUMNI CHAPTER OF GREATER LOUISVILLE:
Applicants must be residents of Jefferson County, KY. Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded based on leadership, activities, and high school involvement. Students must be enrolled for the fall term at WKU. Recipients will receive one half for the fall term and the remaining one half for the spring term. Final selection of the recipients is based on leadership skills, g.p.a., extracurricular activities, financial need, application information, and interview results. Interviews will be scheduled for the finalists. All scholarship applicants will be notified by late April/early May. Applications must be complete for consideration and applications must be postmarked by February 15th. Make sure your name is on every page and applications must include the application form, a current official transcript, two letters of recommendation and counselor verification of g.p.a., program of academic study and ACT scores. Please forward two copies of all materials to: Dian Graham, 2019 Gardinar Lane, Louisville, KY 40205. Phone: (502)451-4769, Email: email@example.com. The application is available here.
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