Monday, February 27, 2012

Pell Grant Recipient?! Want to Study Abroad?! Don't Miss This!

Are you planning 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?

The Gilman International Scholarship 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 – there is still time to prepare a strong application, but you must start now and contact the National Scholarships Office at gilman@umd.edu to gain access to our online ELMS resource site, and to have your essays reviewed.

WALK-IN ESSAY REVIEW TIMES:

Tuesday, February 28 – 10 am through 1 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, February 29 – 1 pm through 4 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall

To make an individual appointment contact us at gilman@umd.edu and let us know several preferred days/times to meet.

You can begin the online Gilman application process here:
http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program/Apply

Important Eligibility Information: To apply for a Gilman Scholarship you must be a U.S. citizen receiving Pell Grants this semester. Study abroad programs must be at least 4 weeks long.