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Office of Scholar Development

Upcoming Events


Lifetime Experience Grants

Application deadlines are: Monday, November 9, 2015 (for Winter/Spring projects) and Monday, February 15, 2016 (for Summer/Fall projects)

Open to WKU students in all majors across all campuses, LTE grants help students become more competitive for national scholarships by supporting research, international study, creative activities, student-led engagement efforts, or other scholarly activities.


International Education Week: "I Wish Someone Had Told Me..."

GRH 2029, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Join student panelists as they discuss what they wish someone had told them about study abroad. They'll share stories and their creative solutions to some perplexing situations. Don't miss out on this opportunity to pick up some helpful hints for YOUR study abroad program or future international travels. This is a swipeable event AND light refreshments will be served.

Hope to see you there!


Day of Workshops

Rotating 15-minute workshops from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Spring Session: Wednesday, February 17

Location: TBA

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • U.S. Student Fulbright Research Grants
  • U.S. Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistanship
  • Postgraduate international service fellowships


Fulbright from the Other Side

Q&A with Foreign Language Teaching Assistants
April 5 at 4 p.m. In GRH Auditorium

U.S. Student Program Information Session
April 6, Time and Location TBD

Chat with a WKU Fulbrighter
April 6, Time and Location TBD

Personal Statement Workshop
April 7, Time and Location TBD


2016 Scholars Recognition Reception

Friday, April 8, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Augenstein Alumni Center Ballroom

The reception celebrates the hard work of national scholarship applicants at WKU. Students who work with OSD to apply for a national scholarship, their families, and their faculty mentors are invited.

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