SPRING 2013 Gilman Scholarship Recipients
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Gilman Scholarship Program provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. For more information visit the Benjamin A. Gilman website. One UC student earned the Gilman Scholarhship for Fall Semester.
- Temiloluwa Adeniyi, Singapore, Nanyang Technological University
- Shauna Bradley, Ghana, USAC
- Gregory Pacer, Australia, Swinburne University of Technology
The goal of the Gilman Scholarship Program is the diversification of study abroad, both in the kinds of students who study abroad and the destinations they choose. The program seeks to support undergraduates who might not otherwise participate in a study abroad program due to financial constraints. Awards range up to $5,000 or up to $8,000 if the program involves study of a critical language Critical languages supported by the Gilman Program include:
Arabic (all dialects); Chinese (all dialects);Turkic (Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgz, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek); Persian (Farsi, Dari, Kurdish, Pashto, Tajiki); Indic (Hindi, Urdu, Nepali, Sinhala, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Sindhi); Korean; Russian; Swahili