Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship for Pell Grant Recipients!

Are you thinking about studying abroad in SUMMER 2014, FALL 2014, or for the
2014-15 ACADEMIC YEAR?

Are you a US CITIZEN receiving a PELL GRANT (a federal need-based educational
grant)?

Check out the GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP, which
provides up to $5000 for study abroad for students with financial need who
receive Pell Grants. In the past two years 70 Maryland students have won
Gilman Scholarships!

To learn more and to receive assistance preparing a Gilman Scholarship
application, please follow this link: http://www.scholarships.umd.edu/gilman
- or write to the National Scholarships Office at gilman@umd.edu as soon as
possible.

Eligibility Requirements: US Citizens - Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors,
Seniors - All Majors - Must be studying abroad for at least 4 weeks (UMD
winter term courses are not eligible) - Must have FAFSA demonstrated
financial need and be receiving a Pell Grant.

Application Deadline: March 4, 2014 - this is the deadline to apply for
scholarships for study abroad programs beginning between July 15 and October
15, 2014.

Students are also eligible to receive an additional $3,000 Critical Need
Language Supplement from the Gilman Program if their study abroad plans
involve studying any of the following critical languages: Arabic (all
dialects), Chinese (all dialects), Japanese, Korean, Turkish, Persian,
Languages of India and Pakistan, Indonesian, Russian and Swahili.

Questions? Contact Email: duvinage@UMD.EDU