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Gilman Study Abroad Application information session

Date: Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm

Duration: 1 hour

Location: North Lounge,
World Affairs Center,
700 College St, Beloit, WI 53511

Contact: Stephanida Kvokov, Elizabeth Brewer (Advisor),,, 2280 or 2269

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This session is intended for Pell Grant recipients who intend to study abroad, and features three Beloit College students who studied abroad with the help of a Benjamin Gilman study abroad scholarship for Pell Grant recipients. Information will also be provided about the Freeman Asia scholarship for study abroad in Asia.

Applications for both is restricted to U.S. citizens or permanent residents with financial need.

Student presenters will talk about the value of their study abroad experiences for their personal and academic development, and give tips on the application process.  They are Zowie Fox (Japan study abroad), Desire Piphus (China study abroad), and Stepha Kvokov (Scotland study abroad).

Betsy Brewer, Office of International Education, will be on hand to give her perspective as the Gilman and Freeman scholarships study abroad advisor, and to answer questions.  Students will also be able to schedule individual advising sessions with her at the end of the session.


The application deadline for Gilman scholarships for fall 2019 and academic year 2019/20 study abroad is March 5. 

The application deadline for Freeman Asia scholarships for study abroad any time in 2019/20 is April 5.




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