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Record Number of Gilman Scholarship Recipients for Fall Semester

Fifteen students from eight different CUNY colleges were awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman tereceagreen1International Scholarship for study abroad this fall, a record number of recipients for fall semester for CUNY. Students from

Baruch College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City College, the College of Staten Island, Hunter College, John Jay College, Lehman College, and Queens College, will continue their studies in foreign countries as varied as South Korea, France, Spain, Uganda, Singapore, Italy, China, Costa Rica, and Japan.

The Gilman Scholarship is a national competitive program which offers…read more

Elenore Zuniga (Spring 2015 Gilman awardee from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program/Hunter College in Costa Rica. Photo from E. Zuniga

Elenore Zuniga (Spring 2015 Gilman awardee from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program/Hunter College in Costa Rica. Photo from E. Zuniga

CUNY tops East Coast again in Gilman winners

With fourteen winners across seven colleges, CUNY students have received more Gilman scholarship awards than any other East Coast institution.  CUNY students from Baruch College, Brooklyn College, City College, the College of Staten Island, Hunter College, and John Jay College, and the Macaulay Honors College will be heading to destinations as varied as China, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Spain and Taiwan.  Each student will spend a full semester immersed in the host culture while continuing their studies abroad.

This outstanding performance echoes the record set in the summer of 2015, when twenty-one CUNY students were awarded Gilman scholarships for summer study abroad, also topping the East Coast, and the Borough of Manhattan Community College had the most awardees of any community college nationwide.  These tips for a successful application …[more]

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