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Scholarships

School of Professional Studies
Awards and Scholarships

 Gloria Young Hovious Memorial Scholarship

The School of Professional Studies will present a $600.00 award for the Gloria Young Hovious Memorial Scholarship in the spring of each academic year to a student taking courses in the Business and/or Paralegal Studies Units of the School of Professional Studies. This scholarship was established by family, colleagues, and friends to honor the memory of Ms. Hovious who served as a prominent faculty member in the WKU's Business Education Department at Western Kentucky University.

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must maintain full-time enrollment (12 hours or more per semester) in the Business and/or Paralegal Studies Units of the School of Professional studies during the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded.

Recipients will be selected by a faculty committee from the School of Professional Studies and will be recognized. The $600.00 scholarship will be paid in increments of $300.00 per semester for the academic year.

 Submission must be emailed to Linda Brumit, NO LATER THAN APRIL 15.


Clyde B. Cates Scholarships

The School of Professional Studies will award two (2) $500.00 scholarships for the Clyde B. Cates Scholarship in the spring of each academic year to a student taking courses in the Business and/or Paralegal Studies Units of the School of Professional Studies. The Clyde B. Cates Scholarships were established through the College Heights Foundation of WKU at the testamentary bequest of Mrs. Clyde B. Cates, a retired professor (1965) of business administration and economics at WKU, to honor her father J.E. Boulton. Mr. Boulton was a graduate of Southern Normal School, the forerunner of Western Kentucky University.

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must maintain full time enrollment (12 hours or more per semester) in the Business and/or Paralegal Studies Units of the School of Professional studies during the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded.

Recipients will be selected by a faculty committee from the School of Professional Studies and will be recognized. The $500.00 scholarship will be paid in increments of $250.00 per semester for the academic year.

 Submission must be emailed to Linda Brumit, NO LATER THAN APRIL 15.


 School of Professional Studies Student Travel Award

The SPS offers $250 scholarships to help students fund Study Abroad or Study Away experiences which include credit-bearing coursework. Awards are limited to students in majors or programs housed in the SPS, but the funds can be used toward any credit-bearing Study Abroad or Study Away experience offered at WKU. The deadline to apply for funds toward Summer and/or Fall 2015 travel is April 1, 2015. Please complete the SPS travel application form and submit it to Cortney.Basham, (Tate Page Hall 262). Decisions regarding these awards will be made prior to the end of the Spring 2015 semester by the SPS Student Travel Approval Committee. 

 Submission must be emailed to Cort Basham,  NO LATER THAN APRIL 15.

Scholarship Contact:

Linda Brumit

Office Associate

TPH 218

(270) 745-8973

linda.brumit@wku.edu

Cort Basham

Instructor
TPH 262
(270) 745-6343
cortney.basham@wku.edu

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