Monday, August 25 & Monday, September 8, 7:30-11 a.m.
Stop by to meet with WKU's national scholarship scholarship advisors informally, schedule an appointment for individual advising, and begin discussing a scholar development plan over tea/coffee and donuts.
September 5: Campus Deadline for the U.S. Student Fulbright Program
Day of Workshops
Rotating 15-minute workshops will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Helm 100, within the Chinese Learning Center.
Fall Session: Tuesday, September 9
- Social justice and community engagement scholarships – at the top of the hour,
- Summer research opportunities in the sciences – on the 15s,
- Study abroad scholarships – at the halves, and
- Opportunities for critical language study abroad – at 45 minutes past.
Spring Session: Tuesday, February 10
- National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program – at the top of the hour,
- U.S. Student Fulbright Research Grants – on the 15s,
- U.S. Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships – at the halves, and
- Postgraduate international service fellowships – at 45 minutes past.
Social Justice, Community Engagement, & National Scholarships
Thursday, September 11, 4-5 p.m.
Get information about national scholarships that focus on service and leadership and learn how they can further your social justice and community engagement goals. Co-sponsored by ICSR.
Dr. Stephanie Gilmore, Confronting Sexual Violence on College Campuses: Listening to and Learning from Student Activists
Wednesday, September 17, 7 p.m.
Dr. Stephanie Gilmore, Research Matters: A Workshop on Asking and Answering Research Questions
Thursday, September 18, 3 p.m.
SMART Scholarship Information Session
Tuesday, October 14, 5:00 p.m.
4th Floor, Florence Schneider Hall
Must show WKU ID
The SMART Scholarship pays for tuition and education-related fees and provides a stipend of $25,000 - $41,000, depending on prior educational experience, paid summer internships, a health insurance reimbursement allowance, and employment after graduation in a government lab. Undergraduate and graduate students in the STEM fields are eligible to apply.
November 7: Campus Deadline for the Truman Scholarship
November 14: Campus Deadline for the Udall Scholarship
December 1: Campus Deadline for the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program
January 5: Campus Deadline for the Goldwater Scholarship
2015 Scholars Recognition Banquet
Friday, April 17, 6-7:30 p.m.
Augenstein Alumni Center
The banquet celebrates the hard work of national scholarship applicants at WKU. WKU students who work with OSD to apply for a national scholarship, their family, and their faculty mentors are invited.
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