Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Study Abroad Award for Pell Grant Recipients - Student Panel

Are you thinking about studying abroad or interning abroad in summer or fall 2015 or academic year 2015-2016?  Are you a US Citizen receiving a Pell Grant (a federal need-based educational grant)?

The Gilman International Scholarship provides up to $5000 for study abroad for students who receive Pell Grants. In the past three years more than 100 Maryland students have won Gilman Scholarships!

To learn more about the Gilman Scholarship and the application process join us on for a panel session with returned UMD Gilman Scholars and staff from the National Scholarship Office and Education Abroad. Food will be served!

The panel will take place on Wednesday, February 4th at 5:00 pm, 3105 Susquehanna Hall. Please RSVP to gilman@umd.edu. If you cannot attend and wish to learn about separate information sessions, please contact us at the same address.

Eligibility Requirements: US Citizens - Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors - All Majors - Must be studying abroad for at least 4 weeks - Must have FAFSA demonstrated financial need and be receiving a Pell Grant.

Application Deadline: March 3, 2015 - this is the deadline to apply for scholarships for study abroad programs for summer 2015, fall 2015 and academic year 2015-16.