Subject: Virtual Study Abroad Scholarship - Pell Grant Recipients

Are you an undergraduate student, Pell Grant recipient, and U.S. citizen with
international interests? You may be eligible to apply for the U.S. State
Department’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which provides
up to $5,000! In the last 2 ½ years, 80 UMD students have won Gilman
Scholarships, winning a total of $256,000!

The deadline to apply for Gilman Scholarships for SUMMER AND FALL 2021 is
March 2, 2021.


The Office of International Affairs is excited to offer 10 new Global
Classrooms courses for Summer 2021 and one virtual internship program. These
opportunities are eligible for the Gilman Scholarship, which is now open!
Fall 2021 opportunities are also Gilman-eligible - listings for Fall 2021 are
under development, so please check the links below regularly to learn about

Global Classrooms Signature Courses
and Global Classrooms Connections
allow you to gain international experience from wherever you are. These
courses are intentionally designed to facilitate meaningful connection and
collaboration with global experts and partners, going beyond the typical
online class experience as they help you grow cross-cultural competencies.
Don’t miss this opportunity to gain skills necessary to thrive in our
increasingly diverse and interconnected world, all while sticking to your
academic plan! Summer registration opens on Feb. 23.

LEARN MORE: Fill out this brief survey and we will give you access to our
Gilman ELMS page, a helpful resource to get started.


Students must be:
·      a U.S. citizen
·      a Pell Grant recipient
·      undergraduates (includes all majors)
·      participating in a program for at least 21 days

UMD National Scholarships Office

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

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