Three IU Students Awarded Gilman Scholarships
June 4, 2012
Three Indiana University Bloomington students were recently awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to pursue studies overseas for fall 2012 or academic year 2012-13.
- Tristan Bennett, a senior majoring in Anthropology and International Studies, received $5,000 to study in Istanbul, Turkey, during the fall 2012 semester.
- Chelsea McShurley, a sophomore majoring in Slavic Languages and Literature (Russian) and International Studies, received $5,000 to study in Kharkiv, Ukraine, during the 2012-13 academic year.
- Taylor Webster, a sophomore majoring in economics and East Asian Language and Culture (Korean), received $3,500 to study in Seoul, South Korea, during the fall 2012 semester. Webster was additionally awarded a Freeman-ASIA award.
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.
Online applications for the Spring 2013 cycle of the Gilman scholarship will open August 2012. For more information, visit the Gilman Program website.
Information about study abroad at IU is available through the Office of Overseas Study. Contact the office by phone at 812-855-9304.
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