Western Kentucky University

Awards and Scholarships

School of Professional Studies
Awards and Scholarships

 

School of Professional Studies Outstanding Student Award

The School of Professional Studies will present a $500.00 award, each spring semester to one student from each of the units within the School of Professional Studies. The recipients must be eligible to graduate in the spring or fall commencement. Each of the following units will nominate a student for the Outstanding Student Award: Business, Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies and Paralegal Studies.

Recipients will be selected by a faculty committee from the School of Professional Studies and the awards will be presented in April of each academic year. Applicant interviews with the selection committee may be required. 

To be eligible for these awards, students must:

Have a grade point average of 3.0 or above A documented record of service, leadership and/or extracurricular activities meriting recognition

  • To apply students must submit the following:
  • Letter of introduction outlining academic, service, leadership and/or extracurricular activities;Copy of current transcript; andClick the following link for the complete application: SPS Outstanding Student Award 2014 Application

Submissions must be mailed or delivered to the Director, School of Professional Studies, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #21067, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1067 or deliver your submission to Linda Brumit, TPH Room 218, NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2014.

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Gloria Young Hovious Memorial Scholarship

The School of Professional Studies will present a $600.00 award for the Gloria Young Hovious Memorial Scholarship in April of each academic year to a student taking courses in the Business Unit of the School of Professional Studies. This scholarship was established by family, colleagues, and friends to honor the memory of Ms. Hovious who served as a prominent faculty member in the Business Education Department at Western Kentucky University.

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

  • Maintain full-time enrollment (12 hours or more per semester) during the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded.Recipients will be selected by a faculty committee from the School of Professional Studies. The $600.00 scholarship will be paid in increments of $300.00 per semester for the academic year.

To apply, students must submit an application. Click the following link for the complete application: Hovious Scholarship 2014 Application

Submissions must be mailed or delivered to the Director, School of Professional Studies, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #21067, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1067 or deliver your submission to Linda Brumit, TPH Room 218, NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2014.

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Clyde B. Cates Scholarships

The School of Professional Studies will award two (2), $600.00 scholarships for the Clyde B. Cates Scholarship in April of each academic year. The Clyde B. Cates Scholarships were established through the College Heights Foundation of WKU at the testamentary bequest of Mrs. Clyde B. Cates, a retired professor (1965) of business administration and economics at WKU, to honor her father J. E. Boulton. Mr. Boulton was a graduate of the Southern Normal School, a forerunner of Western Kentucky University.

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must maintain full time enrollment (12 hours or more per semester) during the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded.

Recipients will be selected by a faculty committee from the School of Professional Studies. The $600.00 scholarship will be paid in increments of $300.00 per semester for the academic year.

To apply, students must:

  • To apply, students must submit an application. Click the following link for the complete application: Cates Scholarship 2014 Application 
  • Include a statement as to how the scholarship would assist you in attaining your educational and future goals. 

Submissions must be mailed or delivered to the Director, School of Professional Studies, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #21067, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1067 or deliver your submission to Linda Brumit, TPH Room 218, NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2014.

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Bowling Green Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals Scholarship

 The Bowling Green Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals will award two $875.00 scholarships each academic year. These scholarships were established through the College Heights Foundation of WKU in 1987. These scholarships are awarded through interest earnings to deserving student leaders who possess the qualities of character, integrity, dependability, industriousness and human compassion meriting recognition.

Recipients will be selected by a committee of School of Professional Studies faculty and the scholarship will be presented in April of each academic year to be paid in increments of $437.50 over two semesters.

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must:

  • Maintain full time enrollment at WKU (12 hours or more per semester) during the academic year in which the scholarships are awarded;
  • Pursue a course of study leading to an Associate Degree in Business with a Concentration in Office Management and Supervision, Management Information Systems, Business Management or Business Management Preparation.
  • Obtain a grade point average of 2.5 or above in the first semester after the scholarship is awarded (to receive the second increment of the scholarship).

 To apply, students must:

Submissions must be mailed or delivered to the Director, School of Professional Studies, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #21067, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1067 or deliver your submission to Linda Brumit, TPH Room 218, NO LATER THAN APRIL 4, 2014.

 

Note: Make sure you indicate the award(s)/scholarship(s) you are applying for and make sure your submission is complete.

 Last Modified 3/13/14