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

Composing Competitive Essays
Friday, September 9: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT
     Tuesday, September 20: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CDT

Meet Gilman Alumni
     Monday, September 26: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CDT

Advisor Webinars

Advisor Tips
     Wednesday, September 7: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. CDT

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.

2015-2016 Symposiums

October: Supporting Student Athletes to Study & Intern Abroad
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December: The Multiplier Effect - Engaging Alumni: Strategies to Connect & Integrate
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February: Supporting Non-Traditional Students to Study and Intern Abroad
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March: International Exchange Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
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May: Career Oriented Internships Abroad
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July: Studying & Interning in China and the Americas
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Gilman Scholarship Program Advisor Workshops

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Gilman Program staff will conduct in-depth workshops taking place in IIE Offices. These half-day, interactive workshops will provide key program information and advising methods to help support applicants in submitting competitive applications and promoting the Gilman Program on campus. The session will include an alumni speaker, group discussion, and an application writing activity. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is free, but space is limited. We hope you will join us!

Check back for future workshops!

Please note: IIE and the Gilman Program will not reimburse for travel costs to attend these workshops.

Advisor Workshop

In an effort to provide you with continuous information on international programs for U.S. students, IIE is excited to invite you to attend an Advisor Workshop providing in-depth and interactive overviews and advising recommendations on the following programs: the U.S. Department of State's Gilman International Scholarship Program and the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Houston: Thursday, October 6, 3:00pm-5:00pm
IIE Houston is located near the Galleria at 1800 West Loop South
This workshop will be held in Building Conference Room, 12th floor, Suite 1210
Register here by September 28, 2016

Please note: IIE and the Gilman Program will not reimburse for travel costs to attend this workshop.

IIE Generation Study Abroad & Scholarship Opportunities Workshops

This 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 U.S. Student Program, the National Security Education Program's Boren Scholarships & Fellowships, and Schwarzman Scholars. The workshop will also provide information about Generation Study Abroad, a five-year initiative launched by IIE in March 2014 to double the number of U.S. students studying abroad by the end of the decade. Please join us!

There are no IIE Generation Study Abroad & Scholarship Opportunities Workshops scheduled at this time.

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