Skip to main content
Western Kentucky University


Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Veterans Upward Bound - Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

VUB alumnus Phillip Parsons receives his check from Counselor Rick WrightVUB works with several local veterans groups to provide scholarship opportunities to our participants who have completed our program and who are or will be pursuing a degree at ANY postsecondary school.  Scholarships are awarded at the beginning of the summer for use in the fall semester. Scholarship winners will be required to verify they are enrolled in and attending school in the fall semester before receiving their award.

You can download the 2015 VUB Scholarship application at the link below.


2015 VUB Scholarship Application Packet


This year's deadline for application is Friday, April 24th.   Scholarship winners will be announced in late May.

Completed applications should be either delivered to the VUB office or else sent as an attachment through email. When submitting by email, please send directly to


Our scholarships are funded by several local and national veterans organizations.  We would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support.

  • The Military Officers Association of America's Cumberland Trace Chapter
  • American Legion Post #23
  • VFW Post #1298
  • Ford's Furniture
  • National Association of Veterans Upward Bound

If you would like to donate to our scholarship fund, please contact us through our scholarship donations page.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 Last Modified 2/2/15