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"Francis P. Duvinage" <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:44:32 -0400
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Subject: Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship for Pell Grant Recipients

Are you thinking about studying abroad in spring 2017 or summer 2017?  Are
you a US CITIZEN receiving a PELL GRANT (a federal need-based educational

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, nearly 50% of University of Maryland students who applied won
Gilman Scholarships!

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

GILMAN SCHOLARS PANEL: Tuesday, September 6, 5:00-6:00 pm, 3105 Susquehanna
Hall. Please RSVP to [log in to unmask]

ADDITIONAL INFO SESSIONS: If you are unable to attend the panel we will hold
six information sessions in our offices. Please RSVP to [log in to unmask] and
indicate which session you plan to attend. If you cannot attend any of these
please email us at the same address.

Wednesday, August 31, 3:00-3:30 pm – 1201 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, September 1, 12:00-12:30 pm – 2403A Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, September 7, 4:30-5:00 pm - 2403A Marie Mount Hall
Friday, September 9, 12:00-12:30 pm - 1201 Marie Mount Hall
Monday, September 12, 2:00-2:30 pm - 1201 Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, September 13, 4:30-5:00 pm - 2403A Marie Mount Hall

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: October 4, 2016 - this is the deadline to apply for
scholarships for spring 2017 OR summer 2017 study.

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.

Contact Person: Francis P. Duvinage
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]