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Beloiters earn funds for fall semester study abroad stints

June 1, 2014

Three Beloiters have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to help support study abroad during the fall 2014 semester.

  • Maddie Hallberg’16: will be in Morocco studying elements of Moroccan textile design and how globalization impacts the textile industry
  • Milica Mihajlovic’16: will be studying literature and history in Russia
  • Rikako Nishimura’16: will study veganism and the Russian language in Moscow

The deadline for spring 2015 Gilman awards is Oct. 7; to be eligible for the award, students must also be eligible for Pell Grants. Jon Urish in the Financial Aid department works with students to complete the financial portions of the application, while Director of International Education Betsy Brewer can provide advice on completing the two essays required for the application.