2015-2016 Scholarship News
Record 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.
5 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.
WKU 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.
6 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.
5 WKU Students Recognized in Truman, Goldwater, Udall Scholarship Competitions
Five WKU students have been recognized in three of the most competitive national award competitions.
WKU 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.
WKU 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.
WKU 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.
9 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.
9 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.
2 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.
4 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.
4 WKU Students to Study Abroad on Gilman Scholarships
Four WKU students will study abroad this summer on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.
WKU 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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