January 28, 2022

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31 Huskers earn Gilman Scholarship for education abroad | Nebraska Today

In 2021, 31 College of Nebraska–Lincoln undergraduates attained the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to assistance credit-bearing analyze overseas, internship overseas or virtual international opportunities.

Throughout the March 2021 application cycle, 12 Huskers gained a Gilman scholarship to analyze abroad or finish a digital intercontinental system in between May possibly 1, 2021, and April 30, 2022. Nineteen Huskers were awarded in the course of the October 2021 cycle to take part in a software from Dec. 1, 2021, to Oct. 31, 2022.

The Gilman is a nationally competitive scholarship awarded 2 times a calendar year by the U.S. Division of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of Worldwide Training. Learners could implement several months in advance of their application, permitting them to finalize their schooling overseas designs with the reassurance of funding.

The Gilman scholarship signifies underrepresented undergraduates who may not normally take part because of to monetary constraints, and aims to encourage learners to study and intern in a diverse array of nations and to examine languages — especially essential need languages.

Gilman Students acquire up to $5,000 to use toward software expenses and may receive up to an added $3,000 to study a critical language.

In reaction to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Gilman plan is enabling recipients to use their scholarships to pursue on the internet classes or virtual intense language plans at institutions centered outside the house of the United States, digital faculty-led analyze abroad packages or virtual intercontinental internships as a result of summer months 2022. The plan also frequently updates its list of suitable nations for university student participation in accordance with the U.S. Section of State’s travel advisories.

In addition to advising college students for the duration of the Gilman software process with the Place of work of Countrywide and International Fellowships, Nebraska’s Training Abroad Place of work proceeds to support students trying to find to go overseas in alignment with the university’s and Division of State’s travel policies. The business has also expanded world wide virtual studying chances in response to the pandemic, which include adding new World wide Practical experience programs, remote internships and affiliated virtual programs.

Adhering to is a list of the university’s most recent Gilman Students by hometown, with 12 months in school, big(s), supposed region of review and the 2021 application cycle for which they were awarded.

Nebraska:

Cairo:

  • Lucille Kohtz, junior, international scientific tests, South Korea, October

Columbus:

  • Anibal Grajeda, junior, intercontinental small business, Italy, October

Gering:

  • Jaela Hardin, senior, psychology and world-wide studies, Spain, March

Grand Island:

  • Isabelle Vlach, junior, international studies, Germany, March

Lincoln:

  • Nour Al-Ghareeb, senior, biochemistry and pre-overall health, Greece, October
  • Sarah Al-Hilfy Leon, senior, world experiments and pre-law, Morocco, October
  • Seth Alnwick, junior, art, South Korea, October
  • Dawsyn Barnhill, sophomore, global enterprise, France, October
  • Devan Buescher, senior, management and worldwide enterprise, United Kingdom, March
  • Helen Duong, senior, global reports and chemistry, Chile, March
  • Elizabeth Graham, senior, diet and well being sciences, Ethiopia and Zambia, October
  • Elle Hove, senior, worldwide enterprise, Italy, October
  • Dylan Very little, sophomore, art, Germany, March
  • Maryam Muayad, sophomore, criminology and criminal justice, Spain, March
  • Yadah Mukendi Muamba, senior, business enterprise administration, France, March
  • Zeta Nguyen, senior, accounting, Japan, March
  • Katie Schmitz, junior, worldwide scientific studies, Ethiopia and Zambia, October
  • Hadley Susie, junior, software package engineering, Germany, October
  • Hannah Varenhorst-Johnson, junior, psychology and enterprise administration, Denmark, October

Omaha:

  • Michael Earnest, junior, sports media and communication, and broadcasting, Japan, March
  • Lauren Lewis, junior, internet marketing, Spain, March
  • Gary Marshall, senior, promoting and general public relations, United Kingdom, October
  • Yajaira Pacheco-Menjivar, sophomore, global organization, South Korea, October
  • Yaritza Pacheco-Menjivar, sophomore, worldwide small business and pre-dentistry, South Korea, October
  • Clarice Santos, senior, economics and sociology, Ethiopia and Zambia, October
  • Jackson Stull, senior, new music and German, Germany, October
  • Monzeratt Valentin, senior, international studies and political science, Uruguay, October

In other places in the U.S.:

Clayton, Georgia:

  • Dalilah Valdez, senior, criminology and legal justice, and sociology, United Kingdom, October

Hennepin, Minnesota:

  • Ayla Volante, senior, anthropology and worldwide scientific studies, Morocco, October

Sioux Falls, South Dakota:

  • Jada Moore, junior, marketing and advertising, United Kingdom, March

Maple Valley, Washington:

  • Rylan Korpi, senior, international reports and mathematics, Brazil, March

The up coming cycle of Gilman scholarship programs is thanks March 1. Intrigued college students really should get in touch with the Training Abroad Business at [email protected] or pay a visit to the Gilman Method web site for more details.