Wednesday, May 1, 2013

URI Flagship Scholar Receives Gilman Scholarship!

Congratulations to Chinese Flagship Scholar Rachael Adams for receiving the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study in the University of Oregon Chinese Flagship's program in Harbin, China during the summer of 2013!  

Learn more about the Gilman in the announcement below:

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program Offers Over 700 Summer 2013 Awards

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is proud to announce the selection of the Summer 2013 scholarship recipients. The Gilman Scholarship Program received a record number of applications and over 700 outstanding students were offered awards for the Summer 2013 term. Eighty-four selection panelists from various colleges and universities around the nation met at the IIE-Houston office to review and select from more than 2,700 applications under consideration. In total, the Gilman Scholarship Program will award more than 2,800 scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year, the largest annual number of Gilman awards to date. To view a list of the selected Summer 2013 Gilman Scholarship recipients, please visit

The Gilman International Scholarship Program is a congressionally funded program sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) through IIE's office in Houston, Texas. The Gilman Scholarship Program offers U.S. undergraduate, high financial need students grants of up to $5,000 to participate in a study abroad program or international internship for academic credit. Students studying a critical need language could be eligible to receive a grant of up to $8,000. The Gilman Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad and the countries and regions where they go by supporting undergraduates who might otherwise not study abroad due to financial constraints.