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2015-2016 Scholarship News

Photograph: Jarred JohnsonRecord 13 WKU Students Honored by Fulbright Program

Thirteen WKU students have been honored by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the most in WKU’s history.

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Photograph: Mackenzie Donoghue5 WKU Students Receive Boren Scholarships

All five of WKU’s applicants for David L. Boren Scholarships have received awards that will provide up to $20,000 for a year of study abroad.

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Photograph: Emma ShoafWKU Student Receives Princeton in Latin America Fellowship

Emma Shoaf, a graduating senior at WKU from Lexington, has received the Princeton in Latin America (PiLA) Fellowship to work in the Dominican Republic.

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Photograph: OSD Logo6 WKU Students Awarded Lifetime Experience Grants

The Office of Scholar Development has awarded six WKU students a total of $12,000 in Lifetime Experience Grants in the 2015-16 academic year.

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Photograph: Jay Todd Richey5 WKU Students Recognized in Truman, Goldwater, Udall Scholarship Competitions

Five WKU students have been recognized in three of the most competitive national award competitions.

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Photograph: Leslie FordWKU Graduate Student to Use Rotary Scholarship to Study Water Issues

WKU graduate student Leslie Ford will use a $40,000 Rotary Foundation Global Scholarship to pursue a second master’s degree in the Netherlands.

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Photograph: Angel Ann SemrickWKU Student to Participate in Fulbright UK Summer Institute

Angel Ann Semrick, a first-year Special Education and Elementary Education major and Cherry Presidential Scholar at WKU, has been selected to participate in the Fulbright UK Summer Institute at King’s College London.

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Photograph: Shelley SpaldingWKU Student Earns Madison Fellowship Honorable Mention

Shelley Spalding, a 2015 WKU graduate and current graduate student from Lebanon, earned an honorable mention for her application for the James Madison Graduate Fellowship.

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Photograph: Gilman Logo9 WKU Students to Study Abroad on Gilman Scholarships

Nine additional WKU students will study abroad this summer on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. Four other Hilltoppers received Gilman Scholarships for summer in an earlier application cycle.

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Photograph: Brian Anderson9 WKU Students Recognized by Critical Language Program

Nine WKU students have been recognized by the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship Program.Five students will receive scholarships to study in intensive language programs abroad while four others were named alternates.

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Photograph: Kate Hart2 WKU Students Named Freeman-ASIA Scholars

Two WKU students will study abroad this summer with support from the Freeman-ASIA (Freeman Awards for Study in Asia) scholarship program.

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Photograph: Emma Saarinen4 Gatton Academy Students Receive State Department Language Scholarships

Four students at the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU have received nationally competitive scholarships for immersive, critical-language study this summer in China, Moldova and Morocco.

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Photograph: Gilman Logo4 WKU Students to Study Abroad on Gilman Scholarships

Four WKU students will study abroad this summer on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.

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Fulbright Top Producer LogoWKU Again Makes List of Top Fulbright Producers

For the third time and the second consecutive year, WKU has been named a top Fulbright-producing institution.

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