Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Are You a Pell Grant Recipient Considering Study Abroad? Learn About the Gilman Scholarship!

Are you thinking about studying abroad in Spring 2018 or Summer 2018? 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 two years, 58 University of Maryland students
won Gilman Scholarships—a 45% acceptance rate!  The deadline to apply for
Spring or Summer 2018 awards will be October 3, 2017.

Hear from returned Gilman Scholars! Attend our student panel and learn from successful applicants:
Tuesday, Sept. 5, 5:00 – 6:00 pm, 1102 H.J. Patterson Hall
Refreshments will be served. RSVP to gilman@umd.edu

Additional Information Sessions starting next week!
Please RSVP to gilman@umd.edu and indicate which you plan to attend (please note the location). Interested but can't attend? Email us at the same address.
Tuesday, September 5, 4:00 - 4:30 pm, 1201 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, September 6, 12:00 - 12:30 pm, 2304 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, September 6, 4:00 - 4:30 pm,1201 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, September 712:00 - 12:30 pm, 2304 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, September 810:00 - 10:30 pm, 2304 Marie Mount Hall
Monday, September 11, 5:00 - 5:30 pm, 2304 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, September 12, 1:30 - 2:00 pm, 1201 Marie Mount Hall

Eligibility Requirements: US Citizens - Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors,
Seniors - All Majors - Must be studying abroad for at least 3 weeks -
Must have FAFSA demonstrated financial need and be receiving a Pell
Grant.

Application Deadline: October 3, 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 3
weeks in length.