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 to gain access to our online ELMS resource site, and to have your essays reviewed.


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 and let us know several preferred days/times to meet.

You can begin the online Gilman application process here:

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.