Thursday, February 4, 2016

Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship - For Pell Grant Recipients Info Feb. 8-10

Are you thinking about studying abroad in SUMMER 2016, FALL 2016, or the 2016-17 Academic Year?  Are you a US CITIZEN receiving a PELL GRANT (a federal need-based educational grant)?

Learn about the GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP, which provides up to $5,000 for study abroad students with financial need who receive Pell Grants.  In the last year and a half, nearly 50% of University of Maryland students who applied won Gilman Scholarships worth over $153,000!

To learn more about the Gilman Scholarship and the application process we will hold four final information sessions. Please rsvp to and indicate which session you plan to attend. If you cannot attend any of these please email us.

Monday, February 8, 12:00-12:30 pm – 2100D McKeldin Library
Tuesday, February 9, 12:00-12:30 pm – 2100D McKeldin Library
Tuesday, February 9, 4:00-4:30 pm – 2403A Marie Mount Hall 
Wednesday, February 10, 4:00-4:30 – 2403A Marie Mount Hall

Eligibility Requirements: US Citizens - Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors - All Majors - Must be studying abroad for at least 4 weeks - Must have FAFSA demonstrated financial need and be receiving a Pell Grant.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2016 - this is the deadline to apply for scholarships for summer study abroad programs beginning between May 1, 2016 and August 1, 2016 and fall 2016 /academic year programs beginning between July 15 and October 15, 2016.

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers 1,700 scholarships of up to $5,000 to students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies world-wide. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. Programs must be at least 4 weeks in length.

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