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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 $5,000
for study abroad students with financial need who receive Pell Grants.  In
the last year and a half, nearly 50% University of Maryland students who
applied won Gilman Scholarships worth over $153,000!

To learn more about the Gilman Scholarship and the application process join
us for a panel session with returned UMD Gilman Scholars and staff from the
National Scholarship Office and Education Abroad. Food will be served!
The panel will take place Tuesday, February 2, 5:00-6:00 pm, 3105 Susquehanna
Hall. Please RSVP to [log in to unmask]

If you are unable to attend the panel we will hold four 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.

Tuesday, January 26, 4:00-4:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, January 28 12:00-12:30 pm – 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, January 29, 12:00-12:30 pm –  2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, February 3, 4:00-4:30 – 2403 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: 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
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]