Four Arcadia University Students Earn Gilman Scholarships for Study Abroad
GLENSIDE, Pa., Wednesday, June 9, 2010─Four Arcadia juniors have been awarded a total of $16,000 in national scholarships for study abroad for Fall 2010 from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program.
- Faith Bogue, an International Studies major, will study in Beijing, China.
- Jenny Clay, a Fine Arts Ceramic majors, will study in Seoul, South Korea, at the Ewha Womans University, an Arcadia exchange partner.
- Kristela Salillari, an International Business and Culture major, will study in Rome, Italy.
- Maygualida Santiago, a Fine Arts major, will study in England at Goldsmiths College in the University of London.
“This scholarship helps make study abroad possible for those who otherwise might not be able to attend a semester in another country,” notes Janice Finn, Associate Dean for International Affairs.
The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. The Gilman Scholarship Program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. Read more.
About Arcadia University: Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in metropolitan Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad. The 2009 Open Doors report ranks Arcadia University 1st in the nation among master’s universities in the percentage of undergraduate students studying abroad. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top master’s universities in the North, as one of the top study abroad programs in the nation, and a “top up-and-coming school.” The Physical Therapy program is ranked 7th in the nation. Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world.