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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Scholarship for Study Abroad

The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship offers U.S. students studying or interning abroad during the 2015 Summer Term, 2015 Fall Semester or 2015-16 Academic Year. Deadline to apply is March 3rd.  Scholarships awards are up to $5,000 with the average award being $4,000 with approximately 1 in 4 applicants or 1,200+ scholarships awarded.

Eligibility Criteria:
-         U.S. citizen who is an undergraduate.
-         Currently receiving a federal pell grant.
-         Experience abroad will last 28 days or longer in ONE country.
-         Participating in a credit bearing experience approved by the UNT Study Abroad Office.
-         Program is not in Cuba or not on the U.S. Department of State's current Travel Warning list: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html. Students applying to programs in Mexico may only apply for scholarships to support study in Mexican states where no advisory is in effect according to the U.S. Department of State.

Informational Sessions 
-         Wednesday, February 11th from 4-5 p.m. in Sage 237
-         Friday, February 20th from 12-1 p.m. in Sage 237
-         Tuesday, February 24th from 12-1 p.m. in Sage 237

If you are interested in applying, please visit http://www.iie.org/gilman.