Thursday, January 26, 2012

Pell Grant Recipient?! Want to Study Abroad?! Check This Out!

Are you thinking about studying abroad in Summer 2012 or Fall 2012? Are you a Pell Grant recipient and U.S. citizen? Are you wondering how to pay for it or fit it into your schedule?

Learn about the Gilman International Scholarship, which provides up to $5000 for Pell Grant recipients to study abroad. Last year 23 Maryland applicants won over $98,000 in Gilman scholarship awards for study abroad! The deadline to apply is March 1, 2012.

Please join us for a PANEL DISCUSSION with recent Gilman recipients and staff from Education Abroad and the National Scholarships Office: Thursday, February 2, 3:30 pm - St. Mary’s Hall, Multipurpose Room (adjacent to the patio facing McKeldin library). Food and refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP to gilman@umd.edu – Interested but unable to attend? Please contact gilman@umd.edu to learn more.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The deadline to apply for a Gilman Scholarship is fast approaching – March 1, 2012! Your chances of a successful application are dramatically stronger if you start early and seek advice from the National Scholarships Office. To apply for a Gilman Scholarship you must be a U.S. citizen receiving Pell Grants during the semester you apply. Study abroad programs must be at least 4 weeks long.