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4 WKU students awarded Freeman-ASIA scholarships

4 WKU students awarded Freeman-ASIA scholarships

May 23rd, 2018

Andrew Lambdin, Nathaniel Lambdin and Reuben Tang will study abroad in Taiwan and Robert Myers of Louisville will study abroad in China this summer through support from the Freeman Awards for Study in Asia scholarship program.

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13 WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program

13 WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program

May 16th, 2018

WKU students Riana Berry, Sheila Butler, Elizabeth Chagnon, Lillian Golden, Elisabeth Hernandez-Torres, Michael King, Jeremy McFarland, Robert Myers, Antonio McManis, Aaliyah Neblett and Nyla Rogers were selected as Gilman Scholars.

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2 WKU students selected for Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

2 WKU students selected for Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

May 14th, 2018

Rachel Hunter of Owensboro and Isaac Keller of Kansas City, Missouri are the seventh and eighth WKU students to be selected for the prestigious program since 2012. This is the second year in a row that two WKU students were selected.

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4 WKU students recognized in Boren Scholarship competition

4 WKU students recognized in Boren Scholarship competition

May 10th, 2018

Kate Hart of Princeton, Nathan Read of Belleveville, Illinois and Tristan Shaw of Glasgow will use Boren Scholarships to fund their Chinese Flagship capstone year in China. Michael Dimeo of Bowling Green was selected as an alternate.

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6 WKU students awarded Fulbright U.S. Student grants

6 WKU students awarded Fulbright U.S. Student grants

May 9th, 2018

WKU students Sarah Angelle, Sarah Linder, Logan Mitchell, Lily Nellans, Maggie Sullivan and Elizabeth Upshur will use Fulbright U.S. student grants for a year of English teaching, graduate study or research abroad after graduation.

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WKU student, alumna recognized by Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

WKU student, alumna recognized by Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

May 7th, 2018

Senior Erick Murrer of Nancy is the first WKU student to receive a Pickering Fellowship, which will provide $37,500 annually for a graduate degree related to the foreign service. Isabella Greene of Orlinda, Tennessee was selected as an alternate.

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Record 11 WKU students awarded Critical Language Scholarships

Record 11 WKU students awarded Critical Language Scholarships

May 4th, 2018

Eleven WKU students will study languages intensively abroad this summer through support from the Critical Language Scholarship. Two other students were named alternates. This year's performance nearly doubles the previous record of 6 awardees in 2014.

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WKU student selected as Fund for Education Abroad Scholar

WKU student selected as Fund for Education Abroad Scholar

May 3rd, 2018

Reuben Tang, a second-year architectural science and Asian religions and cultures major and Chinese Flagship participant from Glasgow, will study in Taiwan this summer through support from a Fund for Education Abroad scholarship.

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WKU student, alumnae recognized by National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

WKU student, alumnae recognized by National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

May 2nd, 2018

Dana Biechele-Speziale has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and will receive an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost-of-education allowance to pursue graduate study in chemistry. Two WKU alumni were recognized as honorable mentions.

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Grace, Richardson first WKU students selected as Rangel Scholars

Grace, Richardson first WKU students selected as Rangel Scholars

Apr 30th, 2018

Hayden Grace and Deven Richardson are the first WKU students to participate in the Rangel Summer Enrichment Program. They will enroll in classes at Howard University related to foreign policy this summer.

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Warren East teacher receives James Madison Fellowship

Warren East teacher receives James Madison Fellowship

Apr 26th, 2018

WKU alumna Claire Bellar was selected as a 2018 James Madison Fellow. She will receive $24,000 to fund graduate education to become an outstanding teacher of the American constitution.

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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 student receives Hollings Scholarship

WKU student receives Hollings Scholarship

Apr 20th, 2018

WKU student Dallas McKinney of Mayfield is one of 120 undergraduate students selected for the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship.

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WKU student selected as 2018 Goldwater Scholar

WKU student selected as 2018 Goldwater Scholar

Apr 18th, 2018

WKU student Lauren Pedersen of Barbourville was selected as a 2018 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, the premier award for undergraduates pursuing careers in science, mathematics or engineering.

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WKU senior receives Princeton in Asia fellowship

WKU senior receives Princeton in Asia fellowship

Apr 16th, 2018

Natalie Webb, a WKU senior studying anthropology and international affairs, has been awarded a fellowship from Princeton in Asia.

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Dahmer selected as WKU's first Truman Scholar

Dahmer selected as WKU's first Truman Scholar

Apr 12th, 2018

Loandria “Andi” Dahmer, a WKU junior from Fisherville, has been selected as a 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholar. WKU had at least one finalist each year since 2012, but Dahmer is the first student from WKU to earn this honor.

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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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WKU student awarded Freeman-ASIA scholarship

WKU student awarded Freeman-ASIA scholarship

Feb 1st, 2018

Keeley Rather, a third-year Asian religions and cultures major from Owensboro, was awarded a Freeman-ASIA scholarship of up to $5,000 to study in Japan during the spring 2018 semester.

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WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program

WKU students recognized by Gilman International Scholarship Program

Dec 13th, 2017

Isaac Barnes of Frankfort, Anais Compton of Bowling Green and Jada Jefferson of Louisville were selected as Gilman Scholars and will receive up to $8,000 to fund their study abroad programs during the spring 2018 semester.

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