With 8 student grantees, WKU again among top master’s institutions WKU is tied for second in the list of top Fulbright-producing master’s degree-granting institutions.
2016-2017 Scholarship News
2 WKU Students Recognized by Freeman-ASIA Program
Bradley Orr of Guston was awarded a scholarship of up to $7,000 to study abroad during the 2017-18 academic year. Rheanna Bostick of Cadiz was selected as an alternate. Both are students in the Mahurin Honors College at WKU.
9 WKU Students Honored by Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Nine WKU students and recent alumni have been honored by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Five students received grant offers: Laura Allen of Edgewood; Alexandra Hezik of Campbellsville; Melissa Smith of Guthrie; Shelley Spalding of Lebanon; and Jessica Canada Wellman of Williamsburg. Four students and recent graduates were named alternates: Deborah Flynn of Bowling Green; Sarah Haywood of Harlan; Dare Norman of Bowling Green; and Jon Sahlman of Modesto, California.
3 WKU Students Received Boren Scholarships
Ellen Linder of Louisville and Brandon Pruitt of Bowling Green are members of the Chinese Flagship Program and will complete their Capstone Year in China. Hannah Chaney of Louisville will study in CET’s Intensive Language Summer Program in Jordan. All three are members of the Mahurin Honors College.
16 WKU Students Awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2016-17
The Office of Scholar Development at WKU has awarded 16 WKU students more than $23,000 in Lifetime Experience Grants during the 2016-17 academic year. The awards are designed to enhance students’ competitiveness for national scholarships by supporting research, creative activities, international study, student-designed service or other scholarly activities.
2 WKU Graduates Recognized by James Madison Fellowship Foundation
Kendrick Bryan, a WKU alumnus from Elizabethtown, was selected as a 2017 James Madison Fellow. Shelley Spalding, a WKU alumna and graduate student from Lebanon, was selected as an alternate.
8 WKU Students Recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program
Sierra Bailey of Lexington, Austin Barnes of Hodgenville, Kate Hart of Princeton, Jade Haywood of Charlotte, North Carolina, Monica Wallace of Princeton, and Gracen Williams of Bowling Green were awarded scholarships of up to $5,000 for summer study abroad programs. Morgan Ramey of Eddyville and Reuben Tang of Glasgow were selected as alternates.
2 WKU Students Selected to Participate in Fulbright Summer Institute
Hayden Grace of Hopkinsville and Madeline Marita of Florence are the fifth and sixth WKU students to be selected for the prestigious nationally-competitive program since 2012.
6 Gatton Academy Students Win Department of State Scholarships
Six students at The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at WKU have received nationally-competitive scholarships for immersive, critical language study this summer. They will travel to China, Estonia and Morocco.
5 WKU Students Awarded Freeman-ASIA Scholarships
Nicole Andersen of Hiawatha, Iowa, Austin Barnes of Hodgenville, Heather Carpenter of Lancaster, Ashleigh Cleary of Hebron, and Reuben Tang of Glasgow were awarded scholarships of up to $3,000 to study Chinese abroad.
2 WKU Students Honored by Goldwater Program
Andrew Davis of Williamstown and Ayush Prasad of Flatwords were honored by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program, the premeir award for undergraduates pursuing careers in science, mathematics or engineering.
9 Students Recognized by Critical Language Scholarship Program
Andi Dahmer of Fisherville, Olivia James of Eagle, Colorado, Logan Johnson of Russellville, and Kathryn Williams of Louisville received full funding to pariticpate in eight-week summer intensive language programs.Brian Anderson of Buffalo, Austin Barnes of Hodgenville, Ashleigh Cleary of Hebron, Kate Hart of Princeton, and Nathan Read of Belleville, Illinois were named alternates.
WKU Student selected as Jane Jacobs Fellow
Jennifer Ottersbach, a WKU graduating senior from Crestwood, will work with the Center for the Living City as the Jane Jacobs Fellow to develop civically-engaged young women who lead local and global action.
6 WKU students awarded Gilman International Scholarships for summer 2017
Bryan Anders of Bowling Green, Magen Estep of Bowling Green, Rachel Fisher of Russellville, Courtney Hurst of Louisville, Melissa Reeves of Louisville and Chanel Watkins of Louisville were awarded scholarships of up to $5,000 to take their studies overseas.
WKU tied for 2nd in 2016-17 list of Top Fulbright Producers
WKU student awarded Freeman-ASIA Scholarship
WKU student Dominique Wood of Nashville, Tennessee, will study abroad next spring through support from the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia scholarship program
3 WKU students awarded Foreign Service Internships
Margaret Sullivan of Louisville, Noah Stevens of Elizabethtown and Erick Murrer of Nancy were awarded prestigious U.S. Foreign Service Internships, funded by the U.S. Department of State.
2 WKU Students awarded Gilman Scholarships
Dominique Wood of Nashville, Tennessee, and Deven Richardson of Bowling Green were awarded scholarships of up to $5,000 to take their studies overseas.
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