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Announcements : Gilman Scholarships for study abroad & internships

Announcement: Gilman Scholarships for study abroad & internships

Eligible students going abroad in summer or fall of 2018 are encouraged to apply for a Gilman Scholarship! This national program provides generous support for students with considerable financial need to have international experiences - study abroad or internships, summer or semester. R-MC students have won significant awards (up to $4,500) - this is worth your time!

Summer/Fall 2018 applications are due March 6, 2018, but DO NOT WAIT until the last minute! Contact TammiReichel@rmc.edu for more information or to discuss your application. The OIE is happy to help you submit the strongest application possible!
The online application for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for students participating in study abroad programs and internships during summer and fall 2018 is now available. The Gilman Program aims to diversify the students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go. All eligible applicants are strongly encouraged to apply! 

Students applying for any term must meet these eligibility requirements:
* Enrolled as an undergraduate student at an accredited two or four-year U.S. Institution
* Receiving or eligible for a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term abroad
* United States citizen
* Participating in a study abroad program or internship that is no less than four weeks (28 days) in one country and no more than an academic year
* Applying to or accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student's home institution
* Studying or interning in any country with a U.S. State Department Travel Advisory level one or two.

The Gilman International Scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).  Since the program's inception in 2001, the Gilman Program has awarded over 15,000 U.S. undergraduates of high financial need from more than 1,100 institutions to study and intern abroad in over 130 countries.

For more information, visit the Gilman website or contact Tammi Reichel in the OIE [tammireichel@rmc.edu]