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

Gilman International Scholarship Program Overview
Thursday, January 22, 11:00am-12:00pm CT
Tuesday, February 17, 11:00am-12:00pm CT

How to Apply - Walk-Through of the Gilman Application
Thursday, January 29, 11:00am-12:00pm CT
Thursday, February 19, 2:00pm-3:00pm CT

Composing Competitive Gilman Scholarship Application Essays
Wednesday, February 4, 2:00pm-3:00pm CT
Tuesday, February 24, 4:00pm-5:00pm CT

Meet Gilman Alumni
Monday, February 9, 3:00pm-4:00pm CT

Advisor Webinars

Tuesday, February 3, 1:00pm-2:00pm: Advisor Tips
Wednesday, February 18, 11:00am-12:00pm: Advisor Tips

How to Certify - Walk-Through of the Gilman Application
Friday, February 6, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday, February 26, 11:00am-12:00pm
Thursday, March 5, 1:00pm-2:00pm

Alumni Webinars

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

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

September: International Exchange Opportunities for STEM Majors
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December: The Multiplier Effect - Engaging Alumni: Strategies to Connect & Integrate
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January: Supporting Non-Traditional Students to Study & Intern Abroad
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February: International Exchange Opportunities for Students with Disabilities - Captioning Provided
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2013 - 2014 Symposiums

August: Study Abroad for Students with Disabilities - Captioning Provided
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September: Career-Oriented Internship Opportunities Abroad
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 Community College Students Do Go Abroad 
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December: Grow Abroad - The STEM Fields
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 January: Working Together = Working Abroad
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     View Presentation Slides (2,629 KB, PDF)
February: International Exchange Opportunities in Latin America & the Caribbean
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April:Think Outside the EU! Opportunities in Non-Traditional World Regions
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May: International Exchange Opportunities in China
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July: Opportunities & Challenges for Minority Students in Education Abroad
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Generation Study Abroad Advisor Workshop Series

Jamie BesierThis advisor workshop series will discuss scholarship programs administered by IIE and provide program overviews and advising tips for grants including the U.S. Department of State's Gilman Scholarship and Fulbright Student and Scholars Programs and the National Security Education Program's Boren Awards, as well as Confucius Studies Program, Global E3 and Whitaker International Program.

New Orleans, Louisiana - March 24, 2015 - Register today!
Boston, Massachusetts - May 27, 2015

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

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