Information Applicable to Beginning Freshmen Fall 2019
First-time freshmen refers to either graduating high school seniors or students who
have not earned any college credit after high school graduation (with the exception
of summer credit at the institution of Fall entry).
The purpose of the Scholarship Calculator is to provide first-time freshmen with an
estimation of the types of academic scholarships that they might be eligible to receive
at Western Kentucky University. By entering data into the Scholarship Eligibility
box located below, students will be able to view a list of academic scholarships that
they might qualify for based on the information that they had inputted into the Scholarship
Eligibility box. More information about the calculator is available on the Calculator Information page.
**Disclaimer: The WKU First-Time Freshmen Scholarship Calculator is intended to provide prospective
first-time freshmen students with an estimation of their potential academic scholarship(s).
Human error may affect the accuracy of the Scholarship Calculator’s final calculation.
In order to be considered for these scholarships, you must be a first-time incoming
freshman planning to enroll full-time at WKU in the Fall semester. If you are eligible
for an Academic Merit or Cherry Presidential scholarship, you may still qualify for
a Targeted Award. However, you can only be awarded up to Cost of Attendance. By utilizing
the First-Time Freshmen Scholarship Calculator, you acknowledge that the estimate
provided using this calculator does not represent a final determination of your actual
scholarship aid award package. It is just an estimate. Scholarships amount and financial
aid availability change from year to year. These estimates shall not be binding on
the Secretary of Education, the institution of higher education, or the State.
For issues or concerns related to the First-Time Freshmen Scholarship Calculator,
contact the Department of Student Financial Assistance at email@example.com.
Some of the links on this page may require additional software to view.