Scholarships and Internships across the world
February 3, 2016
Amy Perez, anthropology major, remarks how students can benefit from the Gilman scholarship, “I think this is really helpful because there is a lot of people who need the experience from the work study and sometimes it can get really expensive and very competitive.”
Student's experience in South America broadened horizons
January 26, 2016
When I first arrived in Chile, I must confess that all I knew about the country was where it was geographically located — that is really it. In fact, if I were given a quiz on common knowledge of the South American state, I would probably make Jimmy Kimmel’s “Pedestrian Question” segment and start trending on Twitter, possibly even get a meme made about me, all from how badly I would have performed.
Mitchell Leong '17 Earns Gilman Scholarship to China
December 2, 2015
Mitchell Leong '17 of Littleton, Colorado, has received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study in China during the spring 2016 academic term. He is one of approximately 800 American undergraduate students from 355 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
MTSU student recounts adventure, sacred ritual in Nepal
November 18, 2015
Smoke from incense and burning trash floats through beams of morning sunlight as shopkeepers say prayers to the gods, splash water on doorsteps in a morning ritual and metal gates up and down the street rattle as they are slammed open...It’s an independent study abroad program I designed with the help of the Religious Studies Department...and the study abroad office. I obtained financial support through the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program."