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Student Veterans Alliance

Welcome, Student Veterans!

Thank you for your service! Transitioning from the military to college is a unique experience for Veterans. The Western Kentucky Student Veteran's Alliance is a Veteran run student organization that was established in order to provide military Veterans, Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard and their dependents with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education.

Student Veterans Alliance is looking for input from you, our military and student Veterans.  If you have any Veteran issues that you would like addressed, please email the Student Veterans Alliance at student.veterans@wku.edu with the details of your situation.

Fill out our application form here and drop it off at Gary Ransdell Hall Room 2067, with Military Student Services.

Scholarship Opportunities


WKU SVA Scholarship 2022

The WKU Student Veterans Alliance is proud to assist in offering three, $300 scholarships to eligible military affiliated students at WKU. These scholarships were made possible by the generous gift of WKU Alumni and retired Marine, Derrick Huff. Derrick is a local business owner and an alumnus of the SVA, as well as the veteran honor society, WKU Salute. Having been a previous recipient of a scholarship through the SVA, he wanted to give back to the program and support the military connected students at WKU.


Eligibility: Military affiliated students must meet the following criteria to apply for this SVA scholarship.

  1. Must be serving in the U.S. Military (Active Duty, Reserve, or National Guard), be a veteran of the U.S. Military, or a contracted cadet in the WKU ROTC program.
  2. Must be a current student and enrolled in courses for the Fall 2022 semester at WKU.

How to apply:

  1. Complete the Application and Letter
  2. Turn in Application and letter via email to student.veterans@wku.edu or in person at Gary Randsell 2067.

When to apply: Please submit your application by 10/30/2022.


Wells Fargo Military Support Scholarship ( Deadline already passed. Come back early Spring 2023 for the next round.)


A $600 scholarship will be available for the upcoming year, split equally between Fall/Spring. 



Students must meet the following military criteria to apply for the scholarship:

  • Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, Veteran, or military dependent of active duty or veteran
  • Enrolled in a program of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program or doctoral program with at least one full year remaining until graduation
  • Applicants must complete an online WKU TOPDollar scholarship application prior to the published deadline each year, and have a current FAFSA on file
  • Recipient must possess the personal qualities of character, integrity, dependability, and industriousness and human compassion which produce leaders and merit the honor of this award


How to Apply:

Provide a letter introducing yourself and discuss how you meet the eligibility criteria listed above.  How will this scholarship help you to fulfill your educational goals?


  1. Complete the Application and Letter.
  2. Turn in Application and Letter via email to military@wku.edu or in person at Gary Ransdell Hall 2052


Application Deadline: 

21 March 2022




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 Last Modified 10/3/22