Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program | Webinars & Workshops

Webinars & Workshops

Gilman staff lead discussions focused on various application topics. Tune in to hear more about the scholarship program from Gilman staff, alumni and experienced advisors. To attend a webinar, register at the corresponding link.

Applicant Webinars

Wednesday, September 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm CT: Composing Competitive Gilman Scholarship Application Essays 

Advisor Webinars

Tuesday, September 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm CT: How to Certify – Walk-Through of the Gilman Application
Wednesday, October 1, 11:00am - 12:00pm CT: How to Certify – Walk-Through of the Gilman Application
Thursday, October 9, 1:00pm - 2:00pm CT: How to Certify – Walk-Through of the Gilman Application


Alumni Webinars

There are no alumni webinars scheduled at this time. Please check back for future updates.

 Each month, Gilman staff will lead discussions on various themes in education abroad and invite experienced advisors and alumni to provide their insight. We encourage you to review the web symposium themes and join the discussion on these pertinent topics. Contact for more information. Dates and registration links will be posted as symposiums are confirmed.

2014-2015 Symposiums

Friday, September 26th, 8:30am - 9:45am CDT
    International Exchange Opportunities for STEM Majors

October: The Multiplier Effect - Engaging Alumni: Strategies to Connect & Integrate

2013 - 2014 Symposiums

August: Study Abroad for Students with Disabilities - Captioning Provided
     Play Video (56:45)
     View Transcript (PDF)
September: Career-Oriented Internship Opportunities Abroad
     Play Video (54:22)

     View Transcript (PDF)
 Community College Students Do Go Abroad 
    Play Video (51:56)

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December: Grow Abroad - The STEM Fields
     Play Video (1:12:53)
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     View Presentation Slides (3,301 KB, PDF)
 January: Working Together = Working Abroad
     Play Video (55:13)
     View Transcript (PDF)      
     View Presentation Slides (2,629 KB, PDF)
February: International Exchange Opportunities in Latin America & the Caribbean

April:Think Outside the EU! Opportunities in Non-Traditional World Regions
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May: International Exchange Opportunities in China
      Play Video (45:38)
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July: Opportunities & Challenges for Minority Students in Education Abroad

IIE's  Generation Study Abroad Advisor Workshop Series

Jamie BesierThis advisor workshop series will discuss IIE's Generation Study Abroad and provide program overviews and advising tips for IIE administered grants including the Gilman Scholarship Program, Boren Awards and the Fulbright Student and Scholar Programs.

Denver, Colorado - October 3, 2014, 11:00am -  4:00pm
     Please RSVP by September 8

Baltimore, Maryland - November 19, 2014
New Orleans, Louisiana - March 24, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts - May 27, 2015

Registration links will be available as event information is finalized.  Please contact if you have any questions regarding these workshops. 

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