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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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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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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 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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Shoaf receives Rotary Scholarship for master's degree abroad

Shoaf receives Rotary Scholarship for master's degree abroad

Aug 14th, 2017

WKU alumna Emma Shoaf will use a $40,000 Rotary Foundation Global Scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in development studies at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex.

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2 WKU graduates recognized by James Madison Fellowship Foundation

2 WKU graduates recognized by James Madison Fellowship Foundation

May 10th, 2017

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.

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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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WKU student earns Madison Fellowship Honorable Mention

WKU student earns Madison Fellowship Honorable Mention

May 18th, 2016

Shelley Spalding, a 2015 WKU graduate and current graduate student from Lebanon, earned an honorable mention for her application for the James Madison Graduate Fellowship.

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Record 13 WKU students honored by Fulbright Program

Record 13 WKU students honored by Fulbright Program

May 6th, 2016

Thirteen WKU students have been honored by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the most in WKU’s history.

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WKU graduate student to use Rotary Scholarship to study water issues

WKU graduate student to use Rotary Scholarship to study water issues

Mar 18th, 2016

WKU graduate student Leslie Ford will use a $40,000 Rotary Foundation Global Scholarship to pursue a second master’s degree in the Netherlands.

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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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7 WKU students honored by Fulbright Program

7 WKU students honored by Fulbright Program

May 8th, 2015

Erin Asher, Sarah Fox, Lindsey Houchin, Kayla Sweeney and Rebecca Thieman received Fulbright grants to study or teach English abroad. Hayley Hilbert and Ryan Vennell are alternates.

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7 students, most in WKU's history, honored by Fulbright Program

7 students, most in WKU's history, honored by Fulbright Program

May 22nd, 2014

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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WKU student, recent grads honored by NSF Fellowship

WKU student, recent grads honored by NSF Fellowship

Apr 17th, 2014

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

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WKU student will use 2 national scholarships for HIV research in United Kingdom

WKU student will use 2 national scholarships for HIV research in United Kingdom

Mar 31st, 2014

Chad Coomer 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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Dodds finalist for Mitchell Scholarship

Dodds finalist for Mitchell Scholarship

Nov 15th, 2012

Cory Dodds, a WKU senior from Smithland, Ky., has been selected as a finalist for the 2012 George Mitchell Scholarship Program.Dodds is the first student from WKU to earn this honor.

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2 WKU graduates awarded Fulbright grants to study abroad

2 WKU graduates awarded Fulbright grants to study abroad

May 25th, 2012

For the sixth year in a row, WKU students have been awarded Fulbright grants to spend a year studying and working abroad. May 2012 graduates Mario Nguyen and Alyssa Surina are the latest recipients.

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WKU chemistry student receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

WKU chemistry student receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

May 7th, 2012

WKU student Nicholas Wright has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. A chemistry major from Berea, Wright works in the lab with Dr. Hemali Rathnayake, assistant professor of chemistry.

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WKU studnet earns SMART Scholarship from Department of Defense

WKU studnet earns SMART Scholarship from Department of Defense

May 31st, 2011

Yancee Burchett, a WKU junior from Brodhead, has been awarded a 2011 Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship from the Department of Defense.

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