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International Student Scholarships

International Student Scholarship Opportunities 

Scholarship opportunities for new international students:


Academic Merit Awards
No SAT required!

Students with a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA qualify.

To be considered for an Academic Merit Award, students must have a complete application package on file.  A complete application package includes the following:

  • Applied & admitted to WKU (learn more)
  • Submit official high school transcript
  • If available, submit ACT or SAT scores (not required)

We encourage all students to apply for additional opportunities at https://www.wku.edu/topdollar/  


TIPI Scholarship Funding
No additional application necessary

Academic Funding

If you are a citizen of the Bahamas, Nepal, Malaysia, or any cocuntry within Africa, you could be eligible for the TIPI Scholarship.


TIPI is WKU’s commitment to welcoming diverse, talented students like yourself from your country into our WKU family.


*No additional application required. 



OAS Scholarship Funding
Funding through the OAS

Up to 11,000 per year

If you are a citizen of an OAS country, you could be eligible to earn up to $11,000 per year through the Organization of American States. Learn how to apply HERE.


View member states of OAS HERE.


Other funding opportunities:


Teaching & Research Assistantships

Academic departments may have scholarships and funding available for your particular major. Award amount varies and is program specific. For more information, contact graduateschool@wku.edu







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 Last Modified 5/3/21