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WKU recognized among Gilman Scholarship top producers

WKU recognized among Gilman Scholarship top producers

Apr 24th, 2018

WKU has been named a 2016-17 top producer of Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs. WKU is tied for 26th among more than 100 institutions nationwide.

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WKU again named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Student grants

WKU again named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Student grants

Feb 19th, 2018

Five WKU students received Fulbright awards for academic year 2017-18, placing WKU in a tie for fourth place among master’s institutions nationally. WKU is the only Kentucky institution to make the list, published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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WKU named Diversity and Inclusion Champion in International Education

WKU named Diversity and Inclusion Champion in International Education

Feb 2nd, 2018

WKU has taken a leap forward in its diversity and inclusion efforts, receiving a prestigious award from Diversity Abroad. WKU has been named the Diversity & Inclusion Champion in the 2018 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education.

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16 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2016-17

16 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2016-17

May 15th, 2017

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 increase competitiveness for national scholarships.

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WKU student selected as Jane Jacobs Fellow

WKU student selected as Jane Jacobs Fellow

Mar 6th, 2017

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.

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WKU tied for 2nd in 2016-17 list of Top Fulbright Producers

WKU tied for 2nd in 2016-17 list of Top Fulbright Producers

Feb 21st, 2017

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.

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6 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants

6 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants

May 20th, 2016

The Office of Scholar Development has awarded six WKU students a total of $12,000 in Lifetime Experience Grants in the 2015-16 academic year.

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WKU again makes list of Top Fulbright Producers

WKU again makes list of Top Fulbright Producers

Feb 22nd, 2016

For the third time and the second consecutive year, WKU has been named a top Fulbright-producing institution.

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42 WKU students earn prestigious scholarships in 2014-15

42 WKU students earn prestigious scholarships in 2014-15

Jul 24th, 2015

WKU students continued to perform at a high level in the nation’s most prestigious scholarship competitions in 2014-15, according to a report presented to the Board of Regents.

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10 WKU students receive Lifetime Experiences Grants

10 WKU students receive Lifetime Experiences Grants

Jul 6th, 2015

The Office of Scholar Development (OSD) has awarded 10 WKU students a total of $17,900 in Lifetime Experience Grants in the 2014-15 academic year.

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42 WKU students earn national scholarships

42 WKU students earn national scholarships

Jun 27th, 2014

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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13 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2013-14

13 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2013-14

May 22nd, 2014

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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17 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2012-13

17 WKU students awarded Lifetime Experience Grants for 2012-13

May 22nd, 2013

The Lifetime Experience (LTE) Grant program was made possible with funding from the WKU Sisterhood, John and Jacque Hughes Jarve, the Office of Scholar Development, the Honors College at WKU and the Office of International Programs.

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Record number of WKU students, recent graduates earn national scholarships

Record number of WKU students, recent graduates earn national scholarships

May 21st, 2013

A record number of WKU students and recent graduates were recognized in prestigious national scholarship competitions in 2012-13.

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Honors College student receives position in Teach for America program

Honors College student receives position in Teach for America program

Feb 8th, 2011

Jennifer Kiefer, a Louisville senior in the Honors College at WKU, has been offered a position in the highly competitive Teach For America Program.

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WKU listed among Top Producers of Fulbright award winners

WKU listed among Top Producers of Fulbright award winners

Nov 2nd, 2010

WKU has been listed as one of the top-producing institutions of students winning Fulbright awards.

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