UNL students interested in studying abroad during the 2012-2013 school year should consider applying for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. The scholarship is open to all U.S. citizen undergraduate students who receive federal Pell Grant funding. The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad, and the countries and regions where they are traveling. The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). In order to help defray costs while studying abroad, awards are given for both summer and semester long programs with award amounts ranging up to $5,000. The goal of the program is to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad, and the countries and regions where they are traveling.
The application for the Gilman Scholarship can be found online. The campus deadline to submit an application is March 1st at 11:59 pm CST.
To learn more and access the online application, visit the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program website:
More details at: http://go.unl.edu/6fg