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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Student Opportunities

Current SKyTeach Students



We offer unique internship opportunities for our students. Interns are paid a generous stipend to work 10 to 20 hours a week with a non-profit organization in the Bowling Green area that provides educational services. Some internships may also be available in the summer. Please contact our office for more information.

  •          Intern Request Form may be downloaded here.


WKU students enrolled in SKyTeach are eligible to apply for a number of scholarships. Awards will be based on need and academic credentials. The scholarships are renewable and based upon successful continuation in the SKyTeach program. For more information, please download the scholarship application(s) below. 

The WKU Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, with funding from the National Science Foundation, is also available to SKyTeach students. It aims to prepare a total of 39 Science and Mathematics majors who are committed to teaching high school in a high need district in the region. To apply for this scholarship, please call our office at 270-745-3900.

Western Kentucky University offers a variety of scholarships to qualifying students including Merit Scholarships, Tuition Incentive Program, Departmental Scholarships and Alumni Grants. Scholarships are available to freshmen, returning students and transfer students from community or junior colleges. Some scholarships from Western are renewable each academic year while others are awarded one time only. View more information about WKU scholarships.

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