2013-2014 Scholarship News
42 WKU Students Earn National Scholarships
WKU students continued to raise the bar in 2013-14 as a record 42 students earned recognition in national scholarship competitions.
5 WKU Students Recognized by Gilman Scholarship Program
Five WKU students have been recognized by the U.S. Department of State through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program. Four students won a combined total of $14,500 to fund study and internship programs abroad and one was designated an alternate.
7 Students, Most in WKU’s History, Honored by Fulbright Program
Five students received grants: Chad Coomer, Jon Hendrie, Wesley Bromm, Allison Feikes, and Angelika Masero. Two students were named alternates: Amy Correll and Clarice Esch.
13 WKU Students Awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2013-14
The Office of Scholar Development (OSD) has awarded 13 WKU students a total of $19,894 in Lifetime Experience Grants in the 2013-14 academic year.
WKU Student Awarded Gaeltacht Grant to Study in Ireland
Emily Potts will spend the summer studying in Ireland, thanks to a prestigious grant. She has received the Gaeltacht Summer Award from the Ireland-United States Commission for Educational Exchange, funded by the Irish Government’s Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and National Lottery.
WKU Student Receives Fulbright, DAAD Grants to Study in Germany
WKU biochemistry student Jonathan David Hendrie received two grants to continue research in Germany to develop a new expert model system for laparoscopic training.
8 WKU Students Recognized in Gilman Scholarship Program
Eight WKU students have been recognized by the U.S. Department of State through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program.Six WKU students received scholarships for international educational experiences this summer while two were named alternates.
WKU Student, Recent Grads, Honored by NSF Fellowship
A current WKU student and four recent graduates were honored by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
2 Gatton Academy Students Win State Department Scholarships
Two students at the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU have been offered nationally competitive scholarships for language study abroad this summer. The National Security Language Initiative for Youth, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, offers complete funding for the programs.
All 4 WKU Nominees Recognized by Goldwater Scholarship Program
All four WKU students nominated for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program have been honored by the premier award for undergraduates pursuing careers in science, mathematics or engineering.
WKU Student Will Use 2 National Scholarships for HIV Research in United Kingdom
Charles “Chad” Coomer, a biology and chemistry major, has received a U.S. Student Fulbright grant to the UK to complete his master’s degree in infection and immunity at University College London. He has also been accepted into the National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program.
Record 6 WKU Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarships
Elizabeth R. Gribbins of Louisville; Kelli N. Hogue of Burlington; Bailey E. Mack of Louisville; Tyler Prochazka of Newton, Kan.; Sarah Schrader of Bowling Green and Kelly E. Tursic of Union will use the scholarships to study languages this summer in various locations. Joanna Chang of Owensboro, was selected as an alternate.
3 WKU Students Awarded Gilman International Scholarships
Three WKU students have been awarded funding through the U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program to participate in study abroad programs around the globe in Spring 2014.
Scholar Development Hosting ‘Day of Workshops’ on National Scholarships
WKU’s Office of Scholar Development is sponsoring a “Day of Workshops” to raise campus awareness of nationally competitive scholarships and other opportunities for research, creative work and professional development.
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