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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

Sponsored Programs - Internal Funding (RCAP)

Research & Creative Activities Program (RCAP)



Spring 2015 RCAP applications are no longer being accepted.
       Awards for the Spring 2015 RCAP will be announced by the end of the spring semester.


Next round of RCAP funding: Spring 2016
       Deadlines for this funding cycle will be announced in the fall of 2015.


 RCAP Program Information:

RCAP Program Overview 

Frequently Asked Questions

Sample 2015 RCAP Guidelines and Application

Sample RCAP Award Contract

2015 RCAP Review Committee Members


 Administering an RCAP Award:

Guide to Spending RCAP Funds

RCAP Student Employment Form - Students must be approved by Sponsored Programs before Student Financial Assistance approval


 RCAP Recipients from Prior Competitions:

2013 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2013 iRCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2012 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles

2011 RCAP Award Recipients & Project Titles


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