Friday, September 18, 2020

Virtual Study Abroad Scholarship - Pell Grant Recipients

Are you a Pell Grant recipient and U.S. citizen planning to participate in a virtual international program in 2021 or an in-person program in summer 2021 or fall 2021?
You may be eligible to apply for the U.S. State Department’s Gilman Scholarship, which provides up to $5,000 for study abroad and up to $8,000 if you are studying a critical need language. 
In the last two years, 77 UMD students have won Gilman Scholarships, winning a total of $245,500! 

Sign up here for more information. We’ll give you access to our ELMS Gilman resource site, which includes a narrated PowerPoint presentation and samples of successful application essays.
The first session is with NSO staff:
Date: Tuesday, September 22
Time: 4:00 - 4:30 pm 
To hear directly from a UMD Returned Gilman Scholar and NSO Staff, join us for the second session:
Date: Wednesday, September 23
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Here is the link to join the sessions.
 DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 6, 2020 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, students must be: a U.S. citizen, a Pell Grant recipient, undergraduate (includes all majors), and participating in their program for at least 21 days, excluding travel to and from the host country.