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Scholarships Available for International Students

The following scholarships are available each academic year. The International Student Office will email all students when scholarship applications are available on our website. Links to the applications will be available on this page.

Scholarship recipients are expected to volunteer with the International Student Office for 20 hours per semester. All recipients are notified via an official letter from WKU.

Richard Salisbury - Latin-American Student Association Book Scholarship Application
This scholarship is worth $400 that will be presented as a cash award to purchase books. Applicants must:

  • Hold a valid F-1 visa
  • Be a full-time WKU student from a country in the Western Hemisphere (excluding the U.S. and Canada)

Applicants’ academic records, contribution to WKU, international understanding, and financial need will be considered. Graduate or undergraduate students may apply.

Robert J. Wurster Scholarship
The Robert J. Wurster Scholarship is for returning F-1 students and consists of a $600 credit to the student’s bill ($300 per semester). There are five awards available and there is no GPA requirement for this award. Awards are based on financial need and involvement in campus/community activities/events. Graduate or undergraduate students may apply.

International Student Achievement Award Application
To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must:

  • Hold a valid F-1 visa
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of at least 3.5 in the student’s declared major
  • Have completed at least 48 hours at WKU
  • Must show significant campus/community involvement

The award consists of a one-time award of a $325 check. This award is for Undergraduate students only. 

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