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Non-Resident/International Scholarship

Targeted Awards for Beginning Freshmen Fall 2017


Non-Resident/International Scholarship


Eligibility & Application

Non-Resident students (excluding those residing in an eligible Tuition Incentive Program county) and International students with a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA and a minimum 25 ACT (1130 SAT) qualify for a Targeted Award.    

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

Award & Notification

The value of this Targeted Award is $10,000 per academic year ($40,000 over a four year period).

Students who qualify for a Targeted Award and are admitted by January 15 will be notified of their eligibility for this award shortly after being admitted.

Students receiving a Targeted Award may also be eligible for Cherry Presidential, Academic Merit and TOPDollar awards, up to Cost of Attendance.

Targeted Awards require full-time enrollment (12 or more credit hours).

Students who meet the minimum criteria for this award (GPA/ACT) but do not apply for admission by the January 15 deadline will still be considered, contingent upon availability of scholarship funds.  Notification of eligibility for late applicants will occur mid-May and mid-July.


Scholarship awards are applied toward charges that exist on the student’s account at WKU.  In the event total awards (grants, loans, scholarships) exceed total charges (tuition, fees, housing, meals, books), a refund will be issued to the student by the option chosen when selecting the refund preference at


Targeted Awards are automatically renewable with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (at the end of the spring semester).  Students who fail to meet the renewal GPA of 3.0 can use the summer term to bring their GPA up to the required level.     

Targeted Awards are renewable for up to 4 academic years or until graduation, whichever occurs first.


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 Last Modified 9/2/16