"My time abroad has continued to impact me since I’ve returned to the United States. [I have] a new confidence that has allowed me to pursue post-graduate opportunities abroad that I was hesitant to pursue before."
"The hands-on experiences [and] the development of a second language will be valuable skills that will give me a competitive edge above my peers."
"Professionally, employers love students that have studied abroad; it is a differentiator among the masses. I used this experience to question and ultimately got a job offer."
On April 4, 2018, Gilman alum Lucas Rivers received Reach the World’s Alumni Achievement Award at its its Annual Benefit at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. Lucas is a 2015 graduate of Union College, earning a Bachelor’s degree in… READ MORE →
The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the inaugural list of U.S. higher education institutions that sent the most students overseas on the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program in academic year 2016-2017. The list recognizes the institutions that… READ MORE →
The U.S. Department of State is proud to announce the Summer 2018 Gilman Scholarship early application recipients. Email notifications were sent on January 29, 2018. View Sample Press Release View Awards Offered
The U.S. Department of States has replaced Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts with a Travel Advisory for each country of the world. Students are eligible to apply for programs in countries that have Level 1 and Level 2 Travel Advisories.… READ MORE →
We’ve talked to 100s of #PTKCatalyst students about international study—come see our presentation at 9:15 today in rm 2209: Skills Employers Want:
A Competitive Edge
Through Education Abroad @FulbrightPrgrm #ExchangeOurWorld
Congrats to @MasonAlumni & Chinese major Jeffrey Wood on being inducted into the Foreign Service! Jeffrey will go to Bangladesh in February. So proud! @CabreraAngel @BorenAwards @GilmanProgram @ppiaprogram @MasonHonorsLLC @MasonCHSS @SliceOfSAIS @GMUBAC
Earth Day is this Sunday! Do something nice for the planet this weekend 🌎🌳🌍🌳🌏 Pictured: #GilmanScholar Sivan Nizan volunteering on a sustainable farm in Costa Rica #EarthDay #ExchangeOurWorld @ECAatState