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KIIS Scholarships

Since its formation in 1975, KIIS has been committed to keeping its study abroad programs affordable for students. KIIS currently offers over $80,000 in student scholarships.

  • $4000 Dr. Meg & Barry Brown KIIS Summer Scholarship to a Summer 4-week program student.
  • $1000 Diversity and Inclusion Abroad Scholarship for three individual awards of $1000 in each academic year.
  • $1000 Joseph C. Hess Memorial Scholarship to a Summer 4-week program student.
  • $100 KIIS Apply Early & Save discount to all motivated students.
  • $300 – $750 KIIS Program Scholarship for each of our 30 programs.
  • $1500 KIIS Member Scholarships for our Member Institutions to distribute in various amounts to KIIS program participants on their campus.

Additionally, KIIS offers a promotional discount to encourage students to study abroad together. Students can receive the KIIS promo discount of $50 when they and their friend apply to study abroad on the same program for KIIS Summer 2021 program.

KIIS Scholarships

To Donate

Your generous tax-deductible donation of $10, $25, $50, $100, $1000 or more to the KIIS Scholarship Fund can provide an education abroad opportunity to students who otherwise may not be in a position financially to study abroad.

All funds received by KIIS, are routed through Western Kentucky University (WKU), which is KIIS’ fiscal agent.

In person at the KIIS office (WKU, HCIC #1001)

Western Kentucky University – KIIS
1906 College Heights Blvd.
Honors College & International Center #1001
Bowling Green, KY 42101

If you would like a letter from KIIS at the end of the year stating your tax exempt charitable donation amount, please provide your name and address to the KIIS office at the time of your donation.

Make payable to “Western Kentucky University”. In the memo line, write “KIIS Scholarship Fund”.

Mail to:
Haley McTaggart
Western Kentucky University – KIIS
1906 College Heights Blvd. #91031
HCIC 1001
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1031

If you would like a letter from KIIS at the end of the year stating your tax exempt charitable donation amount, please provide your name and address to the KIIS office at the time of your donation.

  1. Click here to be directed to WKU’s Secure Online Giving page.
  2. Enter your desired donation amount, contact information, applicable employer matches, special notes and any tribute information. Click “Save and Continue”.
  3. On the next page, you will be asked to provide credit card information.
  4. The WKU Foundation office will provide you with a tax exempt form with your charitable donation amount at the end of the year to the address provided during the online charitable giving process.

For questions about establishing an Endowed KIIS Scholarship (in your name, the name of a loved one or a company’s name), contact:

KIIS Executive Director Dr. John Dizgun at 270-745-2256 or john.dizgun@wku.edu

Thank you for your support!

“Once you study Abroad your life changes forever, the chance to network, be hands on, become familiar with a different language are all characteristics that advance you academically and professionally.”

-Jade, Tanzania

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