Are you thinking about studying abroad in Summer 2012 or Fall 2012? Are you a Pell Grant recipient and U.S. citizen? Are you wondering how to pay for it or fit it into your schedule? Learn about the Gilman International Scholarship, which provides up to $5000 for Pell Grant recipients to study abroad. Last year 23 Maryland applicants won over $98,000 in Gilman scholarship awards for study abroad! The deadline to apply is March 1, 2012 – there is still time to prepare a strong application, but you must start now and contact the National Scholarships Office at [log in to unmask] gain access to our online ELMS resource site, and to have your essays reviewed. Contact the National Scholarships Office at [log in to unmask] to learn more – you can begin the online application process here: http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program/Apply Important Eligibility Information: To apply for a Gilman Scholarship you must be a U.S. citizen receiving Pell Grants during the semester you apply. Study abroad programs must be at least 4 weeks long.