Gilman Scholarship Program Applicant Resources
The Gilman Scholarship Program diversifies the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go by awarding over 2,300 scholarships of up to $5,000. Watch these informational videos to learn more about the Gilman Scholarship and to help you throughout the application process.
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Gilman Global Experience Correspondents
Gilman Scholars are given an opportunity to record videos during their study or intern abroad program that is centered around an academic theme & share them with classrooms back in the U.S. This program is made possible through collaboration between the Gilman Scholarship Program & the non-profit organization Reach the World.
Visit the Gilman Scholarship YouTube Channel for more Gilman Global Experience Correspondents' videos.
Gilman Alumni Ambassadors
The Gilman Alumni Ambassadors are a diverse group of Gilman Scholarship recipients who have studied or interned abroad in various countries around the world. They are official ambassadors of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program providing presentations and promotional outreach to university and college campuses around the nation to students and advisors interested in learning more about the Gilman Scholarship Program. The Gilman Alumni Ambassadors have been trained by the Gilman Scholarship Program.
Visit the Gilman Scholarship YouTube Channel for more Gilman Alumni Ambassadors' videos.
U.S. Institution Advisor Video Series
U.S. Institution advisors and Gilman Selection Panelists provide helpful advice on how to compose strong and compelling essays and how to submit a competitive application. Furthermore, advisors explain how the Gilman International Scholarship has impacted their campus and their students.
Visit the Gilman Scholarship YouTube Channel for more U.S. Institution Advisor videos.
Stay connected with the Gilman Scholarship Program through various social networking sites. Staying connected with us is a great way for you to receive instant updates about the online application, Gilman Recipients, view Follow-On Service Projects, study abroad information and so much more!
Become a fan of our Gilman Scholarship Page to receive up-to-date information about the program, see Gilman Alumni photos, and stay connected to the latest information about study and internships abroad. Our page name is Gilman International Scholarship- Official Page.
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Watch videos of Gilman scholars abroad, alumni interviews, and tips from advisors and application reviewers.
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Read the Gilman Global Experience Blog Series to follow several Gilman Scholars currently abroad who are responding to writing prompts and sharing insights about their intercultural experiences.
Gilman Global Experience Blog Series
Gilman staff lead discussions focused on various application topics. Tune in to hear more about the scholarship program from Gilman staff, alumni, and experienced advisors.
Connect with the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs' (ECA) exchange programs.
Connect with ECA's Exchange Programs
Each month, Gilman staff will lead discussions on various themes in education abroad and invite experienced advisors and alumni to provide their insight. We encourage you to review the web symposium themes and join the discussion on these pertinent topics. Contact email@example.com for more information. Dates and registration links will be posted as symposiums are confirmed.
Fall 2013 Symposiums
August: Study Abroad for Students with Disabilities - Captioning Provided
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September: Career-Oriented Internship Opportunities Abroad
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October: Community College Students Do Go Abroad
December: Grow Abroad - The STEM Fields
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Spring 2014 Symposiums
January: Working Together = Working Abroad
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Tuesday, February 18th, 2:00pm - 3:15pm CST:
International Exchange Opportunities in Latin America & the Caribbean
April: Think Outside the EU! Opportunities in Non-Traditional World Regions
May: International Exchange Opportunities in China
July: Opportunities & Challenges for Minority Students in Education Abroad
Gilman staff lead discussions focused on various application topics. Tune in to hear more about the scholarship program from Gilman staff, alumni and experienced advisors. To attend a webinar, register at the corresponding link.
There are no applicant webinars scheduled at this time. Please check back for future updates.
Thursday, March 6th, 1:00pm - 2:00pm CT: How to Certify - Walk-Through of the Gilman Application
There are no alumni webinars scheduled at this time. Please check back for future updates.