Gilman Scholarship Partners with JAY Z's Shawn Carter Foundation
The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and JAY Z's Shawn Carter Foundation announce a partnership to support study abroad scholarships for U.S. undergraduate citizens with financial need. Four inaugural Shawn Carter Foundation-Gilman International Scholarships have been awarded for the spring 2013 semester.
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Congratulations to our Summer 2013 and Fall 2013/AY Awardees!
The Gilman Scholarship Program is proud to announce the Summer 2013 and Fall 2013/AY awards offered. All applicants were notified via email of their status on 4/25/2013 and 5/28/2013. If you have any questions regarding your status, please contact us.
Summer 2013 Awards Offered (PDF, 109KB)
Fall 2013/Academic Year Awards Offered (PDF, 150KB)
Resources for Current Recipients
Gilman Celebrates 10th Anniversary!
The Gilman Scholarship Program recently celebrated ten years of helping 10,000 undergraduate students from all 50 U.S. states to study abroad.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary
(source: Institute of International Education)
Gilman International Scholarship Program Marks First Decade
(source: Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)
Karissa Annichiarico '14 Experiences Morocco's Rich Culture During Semester Abroad
October 11, 2013
For Karissa Annichiarico '14, who had never ventured further from the East Coast than Chicago and had never flown by herself, preparing to spend four months in Morocco was a mix of nerves and excitement... The global studies + international affairs major was awarded a Gilman Scholarship for the spring 2013 semester.
Source: Emmanuel College
UW-Eau Claire Student Receives Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad
September 13, 2013
A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire student has been awarded a scholarship through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program to study abroad. Christine Manwiller, a senior art history major and University Honors Program participant from Turtle Lake was awarded $5,000 to study at the Lorenzo de Medici Institute in Florence, Italy, for the 2013-14 academic year.
Source: University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Donaghey Scholar Emphasizes 'Global Citizenship' Through Extensive Travels
September 10, 2013
Porntip Israsena... has traveled the world. And she is convinced it is only getting smaller... Israsena also studied Thai language, foreign policy, the social and economic deveopment of Southeast Asia and Thai cuisine at Thammasat University. Her travel was supported through a $5,000 Gilman Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State.
Source Universify of Arkansas at Little Rock
Cartersville Resident to Study Abroad in China
August 10, 2013
Beginning August 31, Erin Culver of Cartersville will leave the U.S. and head to China for an approximate five-month trip, during which she will study Mandarin Chinese at Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in Nanchang, China, located in the southern region of the country, with about 40 other students from across the globe.
Source The Cartersville Daily Tribune
Thirteen GW Students Receive Gilman Scholarships
August 5, 2013
Thirteen George Washington University students received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for this upcoming fall semester... More than $53,000 will be awarded to this year's 13 students, who will complete research projects while studying in countries like Singapore, Morocco and Ecuador.
Source The George Washington University
Rutgers-Camden Students Earn Gilman Scholarships
July 8, 2013
Two Rutgers-Camden students, Claudia Black and You You Jiang, have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Source Rutgers-Camden, The State University of New Jersey
Trinity University Student Wins Gilman International Scholarship
June 25, 2013
Trinity University rising junior Anthia (Xiao Yu) Liu will be studying abroad in the fall in Hong Kong as a recipient of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Liu hopes to combine her interests in film and business to create a memorable experience abroad.
Source Trinity University
8 Study Abroad Scholarships that Every Student Should Know About
Funding can be the biggest obstacle for many students looking to study abroad. Often they are overwhelmed by the costs of a study abroad program, and are unaware of the millions of dollars in scholarships available for students to study abroad. However, don't let the misconception that there isn't any funding prevent you from exploring the world.
Source Diversity Abroad