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 Program Overview
     Wednesday, January 20th, 2:00pm-3:00pm CT
     Thursday, February 11th, 11:00am-12:00pm CT

Meet Gilman Alumni
     Monday, January 25th, 4:00pm-5:00pm CT

How to Apply - Walk-Through of the Gilman Application
     Wednesday, January 27th, 11:00am-12:00pm CT
     Tuesday, February 16th, 3:00pm-4:00pm CT

Composing Competitive Gilman Scholarship Application Essays
     Friday, February 5th, 11:00am-12:00pm CT
     Wednesday, February 24th, 4:00pm-5:00pm CT


Advisor Webinars

Advisor Tips
     Tuesday, February 2nd, 1:00pm-2:00pm CT
     Wednesday, February 17th, 11:00am-12:00pm CT

How to Certify - Walk-Through of the Gilman Application
     Friday, February 12th, 3:00pm-4:00pm CT
     Thursday, February 25th, 11:00am-12:00pm CT
     Friday, March 4th, 1:00pm-2:00pm CT


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 gilmanadvisors@iie.org for more information. Dates and registration links will be posted as symposiums are confirmed.

2015-2016 Symposiums

Wednesday, February 17th 2:30pm CST: 

    Supporting Non-Traditional Students to Study and Intern Abroad

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

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October: Supporting Student Athletes to Study & Intern Abroad

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2014-2015 Symposiums

September: International Exchange Opportunities for STEM Majors

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

Play Video (1:05:06)

View Transcript (571 KB, PDF)

January: Supporting Non-Traditional Students to Study & Intern Abroad

Play Video (1:06:27)

View Transcript (566 KB, PDF)

February: International Exchange Opportunities for Students with Disabilities - Captioning Provided

Play Video (1:20:29)

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May: Career-Oriented Internship Opportunities Abroad

Play Video (59:56)

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July: Studying & Interning in China and the Americas

Play Video (1:06:04)

View Transcript (568 KB, PDF)


2013 - 2014 Symposiums

August: Study Abroad for Students with Disabilities - Captioning Provided

Play Video (56:45)

View Transcript (535 KB, PDF)

September: Career-Oriented Internship Opportunities Abroad

Play Video (54:22)

View Transcript (536 KB, PDF)

October: Community College Students Do Go Abroad

Play Video (51:56)

View Transcript (477 KB, PDF)

December: Grow Abroad - The STEM Fields

Play Video (1:12:53)

View Transcript (494 KB, PDF)

January: Working Together = Working Abroad

Play Video (55:13)

View Transcript (481 KB, PDF)

February:International Exchange Opportunities in Latin America & the Caribbean

View Presentation Slides (3.9 MB, PDF)

April: Think Outside the EU! Opportunities in Non-Traditional World Regions

Play Video (54:52)

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May: International Exchange Opportunities in China

Play Video (45:38)

July: Opportunities & Challenges for Minority Students in Education Abroad

Play Video (1:24:16)

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IIE Generation Study Abroad & Scholarship Opportunities Workshops

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.

There are no workshops scheduled at this time. Please check back for future opportunities.

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

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