Monday, December 3, 2012

Pell Grant Recipients! Thinking of Studying Abroad?!

Are you a Pell Grant recipient and U.S. citizen? Are you thinking about studying abroad summer 2013, fall 2013, or for the 2013-14 academic year?

Learn about the Gilman International Scholarship, which provides up to $5,000 for Pell Grant recipients to study abroad. In the past two years 43 Maryland applicants have won Gilman Scholarships for study abroad!

The deadline to apply for summer and fall 2013 and academic year 2013-14 Gilman Scholarships is March 5, 2013. 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
Thursday, December 6 – at 4:30 pm
Friday, December 7 – at 12 noon
Monday, December 10 – at 12 noon
Tuesday, December 11 – at 4:30 pm
Wednesday, December 12 – at 12 noon and 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 to gilman@umd.edu to learn more.

IMPORTANT: Your chances of a successful application will be much greater if you start your application early and seek advice from the National Scholarships Office.

ELIGIBILITY: You must be a U.S. citizen receiving Pell Grants at the time of application OR during the time you will be abroad. You must be planning to apply to study abroad for at least 4 weeks. All majors welcome!