College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

9 of 12 Gilman Scholars from CLAS

Date: November 5, 2013

Of the dozen GVSU students named as 2013 Gilman Scholars, nine are CLAS majors:

Mario Amaya-Velazquez, international relations, Jordan
Samantha Holman, mathematics, Tanzania
Kaylin Klein, international relations, Japan
Katie LaRue, international relations, Costa Rica
Elizabeth Obetts, exercise science, Dominican Republic
Steven Plominski, anthropology, Jordan
Angela Smith, psychology, China
Bailey Tucker, biochemistry, Ghana
Cenique Yeldell, communications, Costa Rica

As explained on the program's website, "The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide."

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