Fourteen UA Students Win Gilman Scholarships
Fourteen UA students have been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to participate in study abroad programs.
“The Gilman Scholarship awards our Pell Grant students with an international opportunity that has the potential to transform their studies and lives,” said Dr. Carolina Robinson, director of Education Abroad at UA. “Fourteen winners are the most that UA has produced in one cycle, which reflects on Education Abroad’s commitment to advising and supporting interested students through the process.”
Scholarship winners are selected by the Institute of International Education through the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in the U.S. Department of State. The latest round of recipients includes:
- Kayleigh Burkette was selected to study in Australia
- Jacob Champion was selected to study in Italy
- Bailee Hughes was selected to study in the United Kingdom
- Kylie Lundy was selected to study in Hungary
- Sophia Molinari was selected to study in Italy
- Asia Moore was selected to study in the United Kingdom
- Quinn Power was selected to study in Ghana
- Cassidy Price was selected to study in the United Kingdom
- Channler Smith was selected to study in Japan
- Christine Thompson was selected to study in South Africa
- Samuel Wartel was selected to study in South Korea
- Shawn White was selected to study in Japan
- Jayna Whitehead was selected to study in Italy
- Brannon Zaner was selected to study in France
Gilman awardees receive up to $5,000 to apply toward their study abroad program costs, giving them the opportunity to gain a better understanding of other cultures, countries, languages and economies.
Students interested in educational opportunities around the globe can visit the UA Education Abroad website.
Contact: Bryant Welbourne, UA Strategic Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org