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2012-2013 Scholarship News


Photograph: Paul FleischmanWKU Student Awarded EPA Greater Research Opportunity Fellowship

Paul Fleischmann, a WKU chemistry and biology major from Crestwood and a 2012 graduate of the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, was one of 40 students nationwide awarded a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Greater Research Opportunity Fellowship.

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Photograph: Sarah Schrader2 WKU Students Awarded Pearson Prize for Higher Education

Two WKU students have been honored by the Pearson Foundation for their community commitment.

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Photograph: OSD LogoRecord Number of WKU students, Recent Graduates Earn National Scholarships

A record number of WKU students and recent graduates were recognized in prestigious national scholarship competitions in 2012-13.

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Photograph: WKU Sisterhood Logo17 WKU Students Awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2012-13

The Lifetime Experience (LTE) Grant program was made possible with funding from the WKU Sisterhood, John and Jacque Hughes Jarve, the Office of Scholar Development, the Honors College at WKU and the Office of International Programs.

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Photograph: Gilman Logo7 WKU Students Awarded Gilman International Scholarships

Seven WKU students have been awarded funding through the U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program to participate in study abroad programs around the globe in Summer and Fall 2013.

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Photograph: JP StovallWKU Student Awarded Boren Scholarship to Study in China

J.P. Stovall, a rising senior at WKU from Nashville, Tenn., has been awarded a David L. Boren Scholarship that will fund his participation in the Chinese Flagship Program’s Capstone Year in China.

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Photograph: Grace BabbsGatton Academy Student Earns State Department Scholarship to Study in Jordan

A first-year student at the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU has received a nationally competitive scholarship for Arabic language immersion in Jordan this summer.

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Photograph: David Brown3 WKU Students Honored by Goldwater Scholarship Program

WKU continues to lead other Kentucky universities in the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program, a premier award for undergraduates pursuing careers in science, mathematics or engineering.

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Photograph: Hannah Garland4 Chinese Flagship Students Earn Critical Language Scholarships

Four students in the Chinese Flagship Language Program at WKU have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships.

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Photograph: Sarah SchraderWKU Student Finalist for Truman Scholarship

For the second straight year, a WKU student has been selected as a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, one of the most prestigious opportunities for undergraduates who plan to pursue a career in public service.

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Photograph: Ben HussungWKU Junior Receives Scholarship for Study at University of Cambridge

James “Ben” Hussung, a WKU junior religious studies major from Bowling Green, is a recipient of a study abroad scholarship from the Kentucky Branch of the English-Speaking Union. This summer, he will study literature at the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England, UK.

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Photograph: OSD Logo‘Day of Workshops’ on Feb. 7 to Raise Awareness of National Scholarships

The Office of Scholar Development at WKU is sponsoring a “Day of Workshops” on Thursday (Feb. 7) to raise campus awareness of nationally competitive scholarships and other opportunities for professional development.

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Photograph: Gilman Logo5 Awarded Funding from Gilman International Scholarship Program

Five WKU students have been awarded funding through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program that will support them in Spring 2013 study abroad programs around the globe.

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Photograph: Cory DoddsDodds finalist for Mitchell Scholarship

Cory Dodds, a WKU senior from Smithland, Ky., has been selected as a finalist for the 2012 George Mitchell Scholarship Program.Dodds is the first student from WKU to earn this honor.

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Photograph: WKU Sisterhood LogoView from the Hill – WKU Sisterhood Grant

OSD is one of two programs receiving a financial boost from the WKU Sisterhood this year.

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Photograph: WKU Sisterhood LogoWKU Sisterhood Awards Funding to Two Projects

For the first time, members of the WKU Sisterhood have awarded funding to two projects. The Office of Scholar Development received funding to invest in the development of talented students who will later be eligible to apply for nationally competitive scholarships and prestigious graduate programs.

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Photograph: DoD LogoSMART Scholarship Representative to Visit WKU on Oct. 23

Eric Hurwitt, director of the Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship program, will be visiting WKU to present information about the scholarship and recruit applicants.

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Photograph: Sarah SchraderSarah Schrader Interviewed by View from the Hill

A WKU junior is hoping to help find a cure for cancer as she moves closer to a career in genetics. Sarah Schrader talks about her international goals in the field of cancer research on View from the Hill.

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Photograph: OSD LogoScholar Development Hosting ‘Day of Workshops’ on National Scholarships

WKU’s Office of Scholar Development is sponsoring a “Day of Workshops” to raise campus awareness of nationally competitive scholarships and other opportunities for research, creative work and professional development.

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Photograph: Rachel ReetzkeWKU Grad Using China Experience to Continue Research on Autism

WKU graduate Rachel Reetzke is ready to take the next step along her path to a career in autism communication science research and to help children and families in China.

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