NC State is dedicated to giving all students access to life-changing international experiences through increased scholarship support for study abroad.
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship – a program which enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad – awarded scholarships to 14 NC State students this year. The Gilman Program gives students the chance to develop a proficiency in diverse cultures and languages, skills that are critically important to their academic and career development. NC State students received a combined total of $51,500 in funding in 2017-18.
NC State’s Gilman Scholarship recipients for 2017-18 are:
Academic Year 2017-2018
South Korea: University of Seoul
Morocco: CIEE – Morocco: Language and Culture
Ecuador: Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Chile: Universidad Adolfo Ibanez
Hong Kong: Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Ecuador: Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Galapagos Extension)
United Kingdom: University of Leeds
Australia: NC State in Australia: University of Adelaide
Italy: NC State in Italy: Semester at Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute
Australia: Monash University
China: Engineering, STS, and International Relations
Namibia: African Ecology and Conservation, Namibia
France: Foreign Language and Culture in Lille, Paris and Normandy
Peru: Spanish Language and Peruvian Culture
Japan: Japanese Studies at Osaka Gakuin University
Spain: Language and Culture in Valencia
Since the Gilman Program’s establishment in 2001, over 1,300 U.S. institutions have sent more than 25,000 Gilman Scholars to 145 countries around the globe. The U.S. Department of State sponsors the scholarship program.