Subject: Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship - For Pell Grant Recipients

Description:
Are you thinking about studying abroad in SUMMER 2016, FALL 2016, or the
2016-17 Academic Year?  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 $5000
for study abroad students with financial need who receive Pell Grants.  In
the last year and a half, nearly 50% University of Maryland students that
applied won Gilman Scholarships worth over $153,000!

To learn more and to receive personalized advice about preparing a Gilman
Scholarship application, please follow this link: http://ter.ps/gilman2015 or
write to us during the break at [log in to unmask]

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 1, 2016 - this is the deadline to apply for
scholarships for summer study abroad programs beginning between May 1, 2016
and August 1, 2016 and fall 2016 /academic year programs beginning between
July 15 and October 15, 2016.

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.

Leslie Brice, Ph.D.
National Scholarships Office
2403 Marie Mount Hall
College Park, MD 20742
301.314.1289
www.scholarships.umd.edu

Contact Person: Francis DuVinage
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