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Awards and Scholarships

School of Professional Studies
Awards and Scholarships

 

 School of Professional Studies Outstanding Student Award

The School of Professional Studies will present a $1000.00 award, each spring semester to one student majoring in a discipline offered by each of the units within the School of Professional Studies: Business Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies, and Paralegal Studies. The recipients must be eligible to graduate in the fall(2013) or spring(2014) commencement.

Recipients will be selected by a faculty committee from the School of Professional Studies and the awards will be presented at the School of Professional Studies Awards Banquet. Applicant interviews with the selection committee may be required.

To be eligible for these awards, students must:

  • Have a grade point average of 3.5 or above; and,
  • A documented record of service, leadership and/or extracurricular activities meriting recognition

 To apply, students must submit the following:

  • letter of introduction outlining academic, service, leadership and/or extracurricular activities;
  • student identification number so that GPA and major may be verified; and
  • complete application available at here.

 

  Submission must be emailed to Linda Brumit at linda.brumit@wku.edu, NO LATER THAN APRIL 21,2014.

 


 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 at the School of Professional Studies Awards Banquet. The $600.00 scholarship will be paid in increments of $300.00 per semester for the academic year.

To apply, students must submit an application available here.

 

 Submission must be emailed to Linda Brumit at linda.brumit@wku.edu, NO LATER THAN APRIL 21,2014.

 

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 at the School of Professional Studies Awards Banquet. The $500.00 scholarship will be paid in increments of $250.00 per semester for the academic year.

To apply, students must submit all of the following:

  •  statement as to how the scholarship would assist you in attaining their educational and future goals; and,
  • complete application available here.

 

 Submission must be emailed to Linda Brumit at linda.brumit@wku.edu, NO LATER THAN APRIL 21,2014.

 

 

Bowling Green Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals Scholarship

 The Bowling Green Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals will award two $750.00 scholarships in the spring of each academic year. The scholarships were established through the College Heights Foundation of WKU in 1987. They are awarded through interest earnings to deserving student leaders who possess the qualities of character, integrity, dependability, industriousness and human compassion meriting recognition.

Recipients will be selected by a faculty committee from the School of Professional Studies and will be recognized at the School of Professional Studies Awards Banquet. The $750.00 scholarship will be paid in increments of $375.00 per semester for the academic year.

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must:

  • maintain full time enrollment (12 hours or more per semester) during the academic year in which the scholarships are awarded;
  • pursue a course of study leading to an Associate Degree in Business Studies Unit of the School of Professional Studies.
  • complete a minimum of one semester of college with a grade point average of 2.5 or above;
  • maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or above in the first semester after the scholarship is awarded (to receive the second increment of the scholarship).**

To apply, students must all of the following:

  • letter of introduction outlining award qualifications including financial need 
  • student identification number so that GPA and major may be verified; and
  • completed application which is available here.

 Submission must be emailed to Linda Brumit at linda.brumit@wku.edu, NO LATER THAN APRIL 21,2014.


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 Last Modified 9/25/14