Eberly students receive Gilman Scholarships to study abroad
More than half of WVU’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship recipients this year are Eberly College students.
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:
major from Shepherdstown, will study in Italy.
major with a minor in Spanish, the Parkersburg native will study
major from Morgantown, Colleen traveled to Panama with WVU Global
Medical and Dental Brigades in spring 2023.
From Princeton, Bryan is an anthropology and
double major. He earned the scholarship to study in Spain.
A Morgantown native who graduated in May with degrees in anthropology,
women’s and gender studies
geography, traveled to Panama.
Spanish double major from Charleston, will study in Spain.
An art history and anthropology
double major from New Martinsville, will study in Belize.
Of Ridgeley, Erin graduated in May with a degree in
and traveled to Panama.
major from Shady Spring with a minor in painting, Shelby traveled to Italy
over spring break.
From Malvern, Pennsylvania, Hillary is a
major with minors in anthropology, art history
and Italian language. She will study in Greece.
A political science
German studies double major from Summersville, Andrew will study in Germany.
Two additional Eberly students were awarded scholarships but declined to pursue other
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
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
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