2020 WKU HILLTOPPERS Scholarships

WKU HILLTOPPERS net price is at $10,948.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Western Kentucky University. WKU HILLTOPPERS awards an average of $24,250.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, WKU HILLTOPPERS students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Bowling Green, then those costs could be even higher.

89% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $7,295.00. Furthermore, 39% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,258.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Western Kentucky University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by WKU HILLTOPPERS while others are open to WKU HILLTOPPERS students, though not exclusive to Western Kentucky University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Western Kentucky University students?

There are 5 scholarships totaling $12,077.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 5 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Western Kentucky University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Western Kentucky University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Western Kentucky University study abroad scholarships, Western Kentucky University transfer scholarships, and Western Kentucky University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for WKU HILLTOPPERS study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward WKU HILLTOPPERS study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to WKU HILLTOPPERS transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Western Kentucky University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. WKU HILLTOPPERS transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for WKU HILLTOPPERS transfer scholarships.

Are these WKU HILLTOPPERS scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.


Hallmark Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Kentucky University Location Cravens Library 101, Bowling Green, KY

Applicant must be a National Merit, National Hispanic, or National Achievement semifinalist.

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$3,104.00 February 15 Apply Now

Regents Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Kentucky University Location Cravens Library 101, Bowling Green, KY

Selection is based upon cumulative GPA, class rank, and standardized test scores.

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$1,544.00 February 15 Apply Now

Presidential Scholarship

Sponsor by Western Kentucky University Location Cravens Library 101, Bowling Green, KY

Selection is based upon standardized test scores, high school GPA, and class rank.

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$4,354.00 February 15 Apply Now

Educational Foundation of the KYCPA Scholarships

Sponsor by Educational Foundation of the Kentucky Society of CPAs Location Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, Louisville, KY

Applicant must be enrolled in a Kentucky college or university and be at least a sophomore at the time of application. Principles of Accounting must have been completed by applicant.

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$2,500.00 January 31 Apply Now

Mary Jo Young Dual Credit Scholarship

Sponsor by Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Location 500 Mero Street, Frankfort, KY

Applicant must be a resident of Kentucky, demonstrate competency in prerequisite content and be enrolled in credit-bearing courses. Priority given to low-income students, minorities, students with disabilities and students in low-performing schools.

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$575.00 July 15 Apply Now