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Five IU Students Awarded Gilman Scholarships for Spring 2016

December 4, 2015

Five Indiana University students were recently awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to pursue studies overseas for spring 2016. 

  • Enguunee Byambadorj, a junior Informatics major with minors in Human-Centered Computing and Psychology, received a scholarship to study at the University of Kent in the UK this spring. 
  • Briana Young, a sophomore double majoring in Criminal Justice and East Asian Language & Culture, received a scholarship to study in Seoul, South Korea this spring. 
  • Emily Hess, a senior International Studies major at IUPUI, received a scholarship to study in Legon, Ghana this spring. 
  • Dayna Roper, a senior majoring in Tourism, Convention and Event Management at IUPUI, received a scholarship to study in Dakar, Senegal this spring.
  • Alejandra Aguilar Perez, a senior double majoring in International Studies and Germanic Studies, was recognized as an alternate for the scholarship to study in Feiburg, Germany this spring. 

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 Fall 2016 awards will open mid-January, 2016. 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.

Office of Overseas Study
Leo R. Dowling International Center
111 South Jordan Avenue
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405-7709

Ph: 812-855-9304 
Fax: 812-855-6452

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