GSU Student Receives Gilman Scholarship

GSU is please to announce its first recipient of the U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Akya Gossitt. Akya is a veteran and undergraduate student with a major in Social Work. In July 2016, she studied abroad for four weeks in Accra, Ghana through University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC). Eligibility requirements for the scholarship include being a U.S. citizen, undergraduate student, Federal Pell Grant recipient and applying or being accepted to a study abroad program that is at least four weeks long. Recipients can receive up to $5,000 for their program abroad.
The Gilman International Scholarship Program's online application is open for students participating in credit-bearing study abroad programs and international internships during the spring 2017 and summer 2017 terms.  The Gilman Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries where they go.  All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply and the current deadline is October 4, 2016.  
For more information about the Gilman Scholarship, webinar schedules, and other helpful resources, including subscription to Gilman Advisor Newsletters, please visit the Gilman website at