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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Student Opportunities

Current SKyTeach Students



We offer unique internship opportunities for our students. Interns are paid a generous stipend to work 10 to 20 hours a week with a non-profit organization in the Bowling Green area that provides educational services. Some internships may also be available in the summer. Please contact our office for more information.

  •          Intern Request Form may be downloaded here.


WKU students enrolled in SKyTeach are eligible to apply for a number of scholarships. Awards will be based on need and academic credentials. The scholarships are renewable and based upon successful continuation in the SKyTeach program. For more information, please download the scholarship application(s) below. 

The WKU Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, with funding from the National Science Foundation, is also available to SKyTeach students. It aims to prepare a total of 39 Science and Mathematics majors who are committed to teaching high school in a high need district in the region. To apply for this scholarship, please call our office at 270-745-3900.

Western Kentucky University offers a variety of scholarships to qualifying students including Merit Scholarships, Tuition Incentive Program, Departmental Scholarships and Alumni Grants. Scholarships are available to freshmen, returning students and transfer students from community or junior colleges. Some scholarships from Western are renewable each academic year while others are awarded one time only. View more information about WKU scholarships.

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