Friday, August 31, 2012

Are You a Pell Grant Recipient? Want to Study Abroad?!

Thinking about studying abroad this Spring 2013? Are you a Pell Grant recipient and U.S. citizen?

Learn about the Gilman International Scholarship, which provides up to $5000 for Pell Grant recipients to study abroad. In the past two years 43 Maryland applicants have won Gilman Scholarship for study abroad!

The deadline to apply for Spring 2013 Gilman Scholarships is October 2, 2012 and the National Scholarships Office provides strong support to applicants – learn more by attending one of our information sessions:

ALL SESSIONS TAKE PLACE IN MARIE MOUNT HALL 2403

Wednesday, September 5 – at 9 am, or 4:30 pm
Thursday, September 6 – at 9 am, 12 noon, or 4:30 pm
Friday, September 7 – at 9 am, 12 noon, or 4:30 pm
Monday, September 10 – at 9 am, 12 noon, or 4:30 pm

RSVP for the session of your choice to gilman@umd.edu – space is limited. Interested but unable to attend these sessions? Please write togilman@umd.edu to learn more.

IMPORTANT: The deadline to apply for a Gilman Scholarship is fast approaching – October 2, 2012! Your chances of a successful application are dramatically stronger if you start your application early and seek advice from the National Scholarships Office.

ELIGIBILITY: You must be a US citizen receiving Pell Grants during the semester you plan to study abroad. For the October 2, 2012 deadline you must be planning to apply to Spring 2013 study abroad programs that are at least 4 weeks long – WINTER TERM COURSES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR GILMAN SCHOLARSHIPS.