RIC junior Roniza Fortes is interning through the month of June in Portugal at the Hospital de Espírito Santo in Terceira Island, Azores, on a competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Fortes, a nursing major with a minor in Portuguese, earned the Gilman scholarship for outstanding academic achievement and for her commitment to global study and experience, said RIC Associate Professor of Portuguese Silvia Oliveira. Read More at Rhode Island College.
Seneca Wolf Clan filmmaker Terry Jones, a Haudenosaunee Promise Scholar, Udall Scholar and Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship recipient was the Syracuse graduation commencement speaker Friday at the Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA). Read more on Indian Country Today Media Network.
Esther Oloff, a junior chemical and bioengineering student in the College of Engineering and Honors College at Montana State University, has been awarded a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. She will use the award to study abroad in Peru during the summer academic term. Read more from Montana State University.
Oh, and the sunset much earlier—it was dark by 6pm. These differences assure me that I made the right choice to come to Brazil of all places. Knowing me, there was no way that I would have made this trip on my own. Recife is a cool place and I would definitely come back. This excursion was one of the many things that stood out in Brazil. But it was made possible by a scholarship that I applied to. Read more at Concordiensis.