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Two IU Students Awarded Gilman Scholarships

January 9, 2014

Two Indiana University students were recently awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to pursue studies overseas for spring 2014.

  • Petrina Gerth, a senior majoring in Accounting, International Business and Spanish at IU Bloomington, received an award to study in Santiago, Dominican Republic during the spring 2014 semester.
  • Elizabeth McClary, a senior majoring in EALC/Korean and India Studies at IU Bloomington, received $4,000 to study in Seoul, South Korea, during the spring 2014 semester.

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 Summer and Fall 2014 awards will open mid-January 2014. 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