Mar 09,2007 00:00
EUGENE - The
The Gilman Scholarship is a federal program administered by the
The university shared the sixth-place ranking in a three-way tie with the
Gilman Scholars may receive up to $5,000 for full academic-year programs, with the maximum award pro-rated for shorter programs. The Gilman funding pool was increased in 2006 by about $1.5 million per annum, making the odds of an applicant receiving the award about one in three, nationally. About 50 percent of applicants at the
To qualify for the Gilman Scholarship, students must have been approved for a federal Pell Grant and must have selected a for-credit study abroad program or overseas internship of at least four weeks during the academic year.
An information session is scheduled from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in 106 Friendly Hall, 1161 E. 13th Ave. Anna Dwyer, a 2006 Gilman Scholar, will talk about her internship in Ecuador. For more information on the program or to schedule a meeting with an adviser, call 541-346-3207.
During this academic