61 IES Abroad Students Received Gilman Scholarship in 2018-19

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We are proud to congratulate 61 IES Abroad students who have received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for the 2018-19 Academic Year:

  • Summer 2018: 10 students
  • Fall 2018: 23 students
  • Spring 2019: 28 students

The Gilman scholarship is an award offered to U.S. undergraduate students who are studying or interning abroad and who receive Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university. Gilman Scholars receive up to $5,000, and IES Abroad awards eligible recipients an automatic matching grant of up to $1,000 ($500 for summer students and $1,000 for semester students).

To be eligible for IES Abroad's matching grant, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a current recipient of the Gilman Scholarship (for the same semester or year of the study abroad experience)
  • Attend a college or university that is a Member or Associate member of the IES Abroad Consortium, and the home school must have a policy of transferring at least 75% of institutional aid for study abroad
  • Be accepted to and participate in an IES Abroad standard program

Congratulations to the following students:

Student IES Abroad Program Home University
Aaron Ayala Barcelona Summer—Internship University of Illinois at Chicago
Adilene Lorenzo Barcelona—Liberal Arts & Business Haverford College
Alejandro Zepeda Barcelona—Liberal Arts & Business Santa Clara University
Anayeli Nunez Berlin Summer—Language & Culture The George Washington University
Anna Laprise European Union Connecticut College
Antonio Milton Berlin—Metropolitan Studies Tulane University of Louisiana
Ayleen Ruvalcaba Villa Quito—Area Studies & Language The George Washington University
Bali Channa Granada—Study in Granada Wofford College
Charles Guinn Tokyo Summer Purdue University
Christian Gutierrez Shanghai Summer—Engineering Temple University
Danbing Chen Berlin—Language & Area Studies Brandeis University
Danielle Tran Cape Town Summer—Health Studies University of Florida
David Reynoso Madrid - Engineering, Math & Science University of Rochester
Diana Vazquez Vienna—Music Emory University
Doan Bui Berlin Summer—Language & Culture Washington and Lee University
Elisjana Beqiri European Union Franklin & Marshall College
Emily Gallina Santiago Summer—Health Studies University of Minnesota
Emily Rigsby Vienna—Music Whitman College
Gabriel Chavez Amsterdam—Law & Criminology University of Illinois at Chicago
Heydi Pichola Salamanca—Advanced Spanish Immersion Lawrence University
Jacqueline Robertson Vienna—Music DePauw University
Jahi Madzimoyo Paris—Business & International Affairs University of Maryland—College Park
Jason Ling Sydney—University of Sydney Penn State University
Jena Brown Galápagos Islands Direct Enrollment—GAIAS University of South Carolina
Jenna Abbassi Rabat—Study in Rabat Seattle University
Jin Kim Shanghai—Economy, Business & Society University of Rochester
Khaila King Paris—French Studies Indiana University
Kimberly Reilly Cape Town—University of Cape Town University of Massachusetts—Amherst
Kristen Sauceda European Union University of Redlands
Lara Andree Rome—Language & Area Studies University of Rochester
Laura Castro Rabat—Study in Rabat University of California—San Diego
Laura Oleson Rome—Early Childhood Education Indiana University
Liliana Pinedo Barcelona—Liberal Arts & Business University of Illinois at Chicago
Mahin Jalalkhan Buenos Aires Summer—Agricultural & Environmental Sciences University of Massachusetts—Amherst
Maria Munoz Yepez Buenos Aires—Latin American Societies & Cultures Santa Clara University
Melissa Silva Sydney Summer—Internship Rutgers State University
Miguel Baza Granada—Study in Granada Whitman College
Monica Towner Santiago Summer—Internship Indiana University
Natalie Van Maerssen Amsterdam—Psychology & Sciences Santa Clara University
Paris Norman Paris—French Studies Ohio Wesleyan University
Reilly Auville Dublin Direct Enrollment—Trinity College Dublin Sarah Lawrence College
Resharia Keller Vienna—European Society & Culture Wofford College
Rhiannon Bowen Nagoya Direct Enrollment—Nanzan University University of Washington
Rosa Urquiza Barcelona—Liberal Arts & Business Haverford College
Sabrina Hunte European Union Bowdoin College
Sabrina Vera European Union Pomona College
Samuel Henthorn Rome—History & Classics Wabash College
Santos Botello Granada—Study in Granada Austin College
Sean-Yuei Tseng Dublin—Writers Program University of California—Berkeley
Selam Berhea Rabat—Study in Rabat The George Washington University
Shahamat Uddin Rabat—Study in Rabat Tulane University of Louisiana
Shay Sullivan Berlin—Language & Area Studies American University
Shyheim Hinnant Milan—Music: Voice, Composition & Instrumental Virginia Commonwealth University
Sonna Shah London—Health Practice & Policy The George Washington University
Sophia Jain Barcelona—Liberal Arts & Business University of Wisconsin—Madison
Sophia Ross Dublin—Irish Studies University of Iowa
Temaz Ferguson Multi-Location—Emerging Economies: Buenos Aires & Santiago Babson College
Terrence Christian Shanghai—Engineering North Carolina A&T State University
Tyler Eye Galapágos Islands Direct Enrollment—GAIAS University of South Carolina
Vera Aluoch Rabat—Study in Rabat The Georgetown University
Victoria Blackham Cape Town—University of Cape Town University of Rochester

The full list of students who have been selected to receive Gilman Scholarships, including students’ home state, university, and country of study, is available on the IIE (Institute of International Education) website.

Wondering if there's money available to help fund your study abroad adventure? Learn more by visiting IES Abroad's Scholarships and Aid page.

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