Six IU students awarded Gilman Scholarships
Press Release: December 14, 2011
Six Indiana University Bloomington students were recently awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to pursue studies overseas for the spring semester of 2012.
Junior Benjamin Daulton, a Russian major, received a $5,000 award to study in Russia; senior Megan Jacobs, a Visual Arts Education major, received a $2,500 award to complete an overseas teaching practicum in Ireland; sophomore Molly Lou Lauterbach, a Cognitive Science major, received a $3,500 award to study in France; junior Andrew Lockdall, an Arabic major, received a $4,000 award to study in Turkey; sophomore Christina Russell, a double major in Political Science and Economics, received a $4,500 award to study in Hungary; and junior Amber Sanders, a Japanese major, received a $4,000 award to study in Japan.
For the spring semester application cycle, the Gilman scholarship program awarded more than 900 scholarships.
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education. The Summer and Fall 2012 online application will open in early January 2012 and all online applications are due March 1, 2012. Students interested in applying for the scholarship can contact the Office of Overseas Study. For more information, visit the Gilman Program website at www.iie.org/gilman.
Office of Overseas Study
Franklin Hall 303
Bloomington, IN 47405-1223
I gained an enhanced view of the world. I was forced to look at American problems from an international perspective.”-Kyra Busch, IU Overseas Study Participant, Thailand