Erin Blasko | August 13, 2020
Fifteen University of Notre Dame students have been awarded summer or fall Gilman Scholarships to study abroad, contributing to a University record 23 Gilman Scholars for the 2019-20 academic year.
An additional four Notre Dame students have been named summer or fall alternates for the award.
“The Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE) is thrilled to see that more and more students are receiving Gilman Scholarships every year,” said Elise Rudt, national fellowships program coordinator with CUSE. “In addition to students' hard work, this increase is surely due to outreach efforts on behalf of the Office of Financial Aid and Notre Dame International, and we are grateful to all of our partners for helping students push toward this campus milestone.”
The U.S. Department of State, which administers the Gilman program, typically announces summer and fall scholars separately, but combined the cohorts this year because of delays related to the coronavirus pandemic.
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