Congratulations, Gilman Scholars!

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Jill Kruidenier
December 11, 2013

We are proud to congratulate 22 IES Abroad students who have received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for the Spring 2014 semester. 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. Congratulations to the following students:

StudentIES Abroad ProgramHome University
Morgan BuckinghamBeijing - Language Intensive

University of Puget Sound

Michael Cooke IIIRio de Janeiro - Study BrazilKnox College
Crystol DeJohnetteRabatUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Diana DinhTokyo - Language IntensiveAustin College
Jasre' EllisTokyo - Society & CultureUniversity of Rochester
Ian GiancursioBuenos Aires - Latin American Societies & CulturesBentley University
Delise HamptonCape Town - University of Cape TownHoward University
Charles HiggsBeijing - Language IntensivePenn State University
Amal HulweRabatUniversity of South Carolina
Savon JacksonDelhiDePauw University
Breanna MadrazoMilan - Business StudiesUniversity of Rochester
Daisy MarquezParis - French StudiesLoyola University of Chicago
Christine MattNagoya - Nanzan UniversityUniversity of Pittsburgh
Jenny QuinteroSydney - University of SydneyUniversity of Rochester
Jesus Isabel RuelasSan Jose - Social & Environmental ChangeMacalester College
Kayla SeaforthSan Jose - Social & Environmental ChangeWashington State University
Janiece SmithShanghai - China in the 21st CenturyHoward University
Johnson TruongDublin - Dublin City UniversityUniversity of Rochester
Isaiah TyreeCape Town - University of Cape TownGrinnell College
Raven WellsTokyo - Society & CultureUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Kaitlyn WrightBerlin - Language & Area StudiesThe George Washington University
Kaitlyn ZiemanGalapagos IslandsIllinois Wesleyan University

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:


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