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Office of Scholar Development

Upcoming Events

Dr. Stephanie Gilmore, Confronting Sexual Violence on College Campuses: Listening to and Learning from Student Activists

Wednesday, September 17, 7 p.m.

DSU 1071

Co-sponsored by Gender & Women's Studies, ICSR, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, and the Honors College.

Dr. Stephanie Gilmore, Research Matters: A Workshop on Asking and Answering Research Questions

Thursday, September 18, 3 p.m.

DSU 3025

This workshop is geared toward humanities and social science students interested in pursuing research as undergraduates and beyond. Co-sponsored by Office of Scholar Development, Golden Key, and the Honors College.

SMART Scholarship Information Session

Tuesday, October 14, 5:00 p.m.
4th Floor, Florence Schneider Hall
Must show WKU ID

The SMART Scholarship pays for tuition and education-related fees and provides a stipend of $25,000 - $41,000, depending on prior educational experience, paid summer internships, a health insurance reimbursement allowance, and employment after graduation in a government lab. Undergraduate and graduate students in the STEM fields are eligible to apply.

November 7: Campus Deadline for the Truman Scholarship

November 14: Campus Deadline for the Udall Scholarship

December 1: Campus Deadline for the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program

January 5: Campus Deadline for the Goldwater Scholarship

Day of Workshops

Rotating 15-minute workshops will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Helm 100, within the Chinese Learning Center.

Spring Session: Tuesday, February 10

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program – at the top of the hour,
  • U.S. Student Fulbright Research Grants – on the 15s,
  • U.S. Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships – at the halves, and
  • Postgraduate international service fellowships – at 45 minutes past.

2015 Scholars Recognition Banquet

Friday, April 17, 6-7:30 p.m.

Augenstein Alumni Center

The banquet celebrates the hard work of national scholarship applicants at WKU. WKU students who work with OSD to apply for a national scholarship, their family, and their faculty mentors are invited.

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