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Miami students win Gilman Scholarships for study abroad
Four Miami University students received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad during spring 2011. The scholarship program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad by supporting U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding; the program also aims to diversify the countries and regions where students go to study.
Currently, six Miami students are studying abroad after receiving fall 2010 Gilman scholarships. Those students are:
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program, now in its tenth year, aims to broaden the student population that studies abroad by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints. The program also supports students studying in non-traditional countries, especially those outside of Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, and students with diverse ethnic backgrounds. It is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Institute of International Education.
For more information, contact the office of international education at Miami online.