Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Study Abroad Award for Pell Grant Recipients

Are you thinking about studying abroad or interning abroad in Spring 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 Wednesday, September 9 at 5:00 pm, 3105 Susquehanna Hall. Please RSVP to gilman@umd.edu.

 If you are unable to attend the panel on Wednesday, September 9, we will hold four information sessions in our offices. Please rsvp to gilman@umd.edu and indicate which session you plan to attend.

Thursday, September 3 at 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Monday, September 7 at 4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, September 8 at12:00 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, September 11 at 12:00 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall

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

Application Deadline: October 6, 2015