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2013-2014 Scholarship News


Photograph: OSD Logo42 WKU Students Earn National Scholarships

WKU students continued to raise the bar in 2013-14 as a record 42 students earned recognition in national scholarship competitions.

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Photograph: Gilman Logo5 WKU Students Recognized by Gilman Scholarship Program

Five WKU students have been recognized by the U.S. Department of State through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program. Four students won a combined total of $14,500 to fund study and internship programs abroad and one was designated an alternate.

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Photograph: Allison Feikes7 Students, Most in WKU’s History, Honored by Fulbright Program

Five students received grants: Chad Coomer, Jon Hendrie, Wesley Bromm, Allison Feikes, and Angelika Masero. Two students were named alternates: Amy Correll and Clarice Esch.

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Photograph: OSD Logo13 WKU Students Awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2013-14

The Office of Scholar Development (OSD) has awarded 13 WKU students a total of $19,894 in Lifetime Experience Grants in the 2013-14 academic year.

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Photograph: Emily PottsWKU Student Awarded Gaeltacht Grant to Study in Ireland

Emily Potts will spend the summer studying in Ireland, thanks to a prestigious grant. She has received the Gaeltacht Summer Award from the Ireland-United States Commission for Educational Exchange, funded by the Irish Government’s Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and National Lottery.

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Photograph: Jon HendrieWKU Student Receives Fulbright, DAAD Grants to Study in Germany

WKU biochemistry student Jonathan David Hendrie received two grants to continue research in Germany to develop a new expert model system for laparoscopic training.

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Photograph: Gilman Logo8 WKU Students Recognized in Gilman Scholarship Program

Eight WKU students have been recognized by the U.S. Department of State through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program.Six WKU students received scholarships for international educational experiences this summer while two were named alternates.

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Photograph: Sarah SchraderWKU Student, Recent Grads, Honored by NSF Fellowship

A current WKU student and four recent graduates were honored by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

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Photograph: Sarah Angelle2 Gatton Academy Students Win State Department Scholarships

Two students at the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU have been offered nationally competitive scholarships for language study abroad this summer. The National Security Language Initiative for Youth, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, offers complete funding for the programs.

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Photograph: Megan LaffoonAll 4 WKU Nominees Recognized by Goldwater Scholarship Program

All four WKU students nominated for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program have been honored by the premier award for undergraduates pursuing careers in science, mathematics or engineering.

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Photograph: Chad CoomerWKU Student Will Use 2 National Scholarships for HIV Research in United Kingdom

Charles “Chad” Coomer, a biology and chemistry major, has received a U.S. Student Fulbright grant to the UK to complete his master’s degree in infection and immunity at University College London. He has also been accepted into the National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program.

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Photograph: Kelli HogueRecord 6 WKU Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

Elizabeth R. Gribbins of Louisville; Kelli N. Hogue of Burlington; Bailey E. Mack of Louisville; Tyler Prochazka of Newton, Kan.; Sarah Schrader of Bowling Green and Kelly E. Tursic of Union will use the scholarships to study languages this summer in various locations. Joanna Chang of Owensboro, was selected as an alternate.

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Photograph: Gilman Logo3 WKU Students Awarded Gilman International Scholarships

Three WKU students have been awarded funding through the U.S. Department of State Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program to participate in study abroad programs around the globe in Spring 2014.

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Photograph: OSD LogoScholar Development Hosting ‘Day of Workshops’ on National Scholarships

WKU’s Office of Scholar Development is sponsoring a “Day of Workshops” to raise campus awareness of nationally competitive scholarships and other opportunities for research, creative work and professional development.

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