Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship for Pell Grant Recipients

Are you thinking about studying abroad in summer 2017, fall 2017, or
academic year 2017-18? Are you a US CITIZEN receiving a PELL GRANT
(a federal need-based educational grant)?

Learn about the GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP, which provides up to
$5,000 for study abroad students with financial need who receive Pell
Grants. In the last year and a half, nearly 50% of University of
Maryland students that applied won Gilman Scholarships!

Get an early start and respond to gilman@umd.edu so you can learn about
the Gilman Scholarship program, upcoming information sessions, and a
Gilman Panel with returned UMD Gilman Scholars. We highly encourage you
to start before the beginning of the semester so you can submit a strong
application!

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 7, 2017

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers 1,700 scholarships
of up to $5,000 to students of limited financial means to pursue academic
studies world-wide. Such international study is intended to better
prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly
global economy and interdependent world. Programs must be at least 4
weeks in length.