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Subject: Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship - Pell Grant Recipients

Description:
Are you thinking about studying abroad in summer 2017, fall 2017, or
academic year 2017-18?  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% of University of
Maryland students that applied won Gilman Scholarships!  We highly
encourage you to start early, so you can submit a strong application!

Please attend one of our Gilman information sessions and our Gilman
Returned Scholars Panel.  The panel is a wonderful opportunity to hear
from and ask questions of your peers who have studied abroad on a
Gilman Scholarship.  If you are interested in learning more, but are not
able to attend, or if you have any questions, please contact us at
[log in to unmask]

GILMAN RETURNED SCHOLARS PANEL: Thursday, February 2, 5:00-6:00pm, 1102
H.J. Patterson Hall.  Please RSVP to [log in to unmask]  Refreshments will
be provided.

INFO SESSIONS STARTING SOON: 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.

Tuesday, January 31, 4:00-4:30 pm  2403A Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, February 1, 4:00-4:30 pm  2403A Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, February 2, 10:30-11:00 am  1201 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, February 3, 4:00-4:30 pm  2403A Marie Mount Hall
Monday, February 6, 11:30 am-12:00 pm  1201 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, February 8, 12:00-12:30 pm  2403A Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, February 9, 10:30-11:00 am  1201 Marie Mount Hall
Friday, February 10, 9:30-10:00 am  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: March 7, 2017

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.

NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE - 2403 Marie Mount Hall
www.scholarships.umd.edu

Contact Person:  NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICE
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]