6 Results Are Tagged With "Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program"
How do you make a difference in this world? That question was on Hunter Zhao’s mind when he first stepped foot on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2014, as a first generation college student.
Leah Goodridge's Gilman Scholarship program helped inspire her focus on vulnerable populations, leading to her establishing a nonprofit organization in the Dominican Republic and working to provide legal help for underserved community members in New York City.
When Jeffrey Wood first traveled to China from Washington, D.C. as a high school student, he could not have imagined that his study abroad journey would lead to an interview with First Lady Michelle Obama.
Since returning from her exchange in the United Arab Emirates, Tiara has become a true study abroad spokesperson, sharing dynamic photos of her exchange via social media, speaking to ten separate classrooms about her experience overseas, and used opportunities like the National Education of Women’s Leadership Conference for Women in Politics as a platform to speak on the impact of her own exchange experience.
In celebration of Pride Month, the U.S. Department of State hosted a panel discussion with international exchange alumni of three Depart of State-sponsored programs: the Fulbright Programs the Gilman Scholarship, and the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y).
Hear first hand from our LGBTI-identified exchange alumni about their experiences studying abroad in Russia, Turkey, and Barbados. #ExchangesAre for everyone.