Twenty undergraduate students from across the University received the competitive national award funded by the U.S. State Department to travel abroad without financial constraints. Twelve of those 20 students are studying in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences.
The 2023-24 Gilman Scholarship recipients from Eberly College are:
Two additional Eberly students were awarded scholarships but declined to pursue other opportunities.
- Tim Bonnell, an international studies major from Ballard, was awarded the scholarship to study in Jordan; however, the program coincided with his deployment as part of the U.S. National Guard.
- Ariana Burks, an international studies and geography double major from Beckley received the award to study in Jordan. She was also awarded a Critical Language Scholarship and opted to participated in that program.
The ASPIRE Office supports WVU students interested in applying for this and other national competitive awards.
Read the full announcement of this year’s record number of WVU students to receive the Gilman Scholarship on WVUToday.