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Western Kentucky University

Office of Scholar Development

Upcoming Events


Day of Workshops

Rotating 15-minute workshops from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fall Session: Wednesday, September 23, DSU 2123

  • Social justice and community engagement scholarships
  • Summer research opportunities in the sciences
  • Study abroad scholarships
  • Opportunities for critical language study abroad

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 Assistantships
  • Postgraduate international service fellowships


SMART Scholarship Workshop

Wednesday, October 14, 5:00 - 6:30 pm, DSU 2113

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion.

Don't miss this opportunity to find out more about the scholarship and the application process.


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.


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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