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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 Nepal, India, Pakistan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Afghanistan or any country within Africa, you could be eligible for the TIPI Scholarship. Scholarship funding is based on your highschool GPA (on the U.S. scale). If you're unsure about your GPA, or have questions about eligibility, email us at applyinternational@wku.edu




*No additional application required.   

OAS Scholarship Funding
Available to citizens of OAS countries

Up to 11,400 per year

If you are a citizen of an OAS country, you could be eligible to receive $11,400 per year toward your cost of attendance. This is in addition to any merit awards for which you are eligible. For more information or for questions about eligibility, email applyinternational@wku.edu

Funding is renewable for up to eight semesters for F-1, undergraduate, face-to-face students. Recipients must maintain good academic standing.



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 graduate.school@wku.edu







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 Last Modified 1/29/24