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Subject: Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship - For Pell Grant Recipients / US
Citizens

Description:
Are you thinking about studying abroad in summer 2018 of academic year
2018-19? 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 two years, 58 University of Maryland students won Gilman
Scholarships—a 45% acceptance rate!  The deadline to apply for summer 2018
and fall/academic year 2018-19 awards is March 6, 2018.

Get an early start and learn from NSO staff about the Gilman program and the
application process. Please RSVP to let us know which session you plan to
attend: [log in to unmask] If you are interested but cannot attend one of
these sessions, let us know and we can arrange a time to meet with you
individually.

Monday, December 4, 4:00-4:30 pm, 2403A Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, December 5, 12:00-12:30 pm, 2403A Marie Mount Hall
Tuesday, December 5, 4:30-5:00 pm, 1201 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, December 6, 12:00-12:30 pm, 2403A Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, December 6, 4:30-5:00 pm, 1201 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, December 7, 11:30 am-12:00 pm, 1201 Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, December 7, 5:00-5:30 pm, 2403A Marie Mount Hall
Friday, December 8, 11:30 am-12:00 pm, 1201 Marie Mount Hall

Eligibility Requirements: US Citizens - Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors,
Seniors - All Majors - Must be studying abroad for at least 3 weeks - Must
have FAFSA demonstrated financial need and be receiving a Pell Grant.

Application Deadline: March 6, 2018

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 3 weeks in length.

Sincerely,
The National Scholarships Office and
The Office of Student Financial Aid
University of Maryland, College Park

Contact Person: Francis DuVinage
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]