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. Last
year, 35 University of Maryland students won Gilman Scholarships - nearly 50%
of our applicants!

The deadline to apply is October 4 - there is still plenty of time to write a
strong application, and no recommendations are required!

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]

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 DuVinage
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]