Study Abroad

Five students receive Gilman scholarships to study abroad

A record number of Western Michigan University students—five—have been awarded $18,500 in scholarships to study abroad during the 2015-16 academic year through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.

Shelby Flanagan of Manistee, Andrew Laws of Jackson and Alainah Montemayor of Lansing were among about 1,000 American undergraduate students representing 332 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the Gilman Scholarship to study abroad during the summer 2015 semester. Justin Clark of Woodhaven and Holly Toner of Hillsdale were among 860 American undergraduate students awarded the Gilman Scholarship to study abroad for the 2015-16 academic year. Read more.

Study Abroad is a unit of the Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education

WMU Study Abroad is a partner of the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad initiative, which is focused on increasing study abroad participation by 50 percent over five years spanning 2014 to 2019.logo