Month

May 2018

Spain: End of Program: “Hasta luego, Sevilla” by Olivia Esparza

End of Program: Hasta luego, Sevilla   Spain has many great things but what I’ve missed the most from home is the ease of communicating in a language that is comfortable to me. Although my Spanish has improved immensely it… Continue Reading →

Spain: Mid Program: “A day in the life” by Olivia Esparza

  Mid Program: A Walk Around Seville  The neighborhood I live in is a residential community full of apartment complexes with parks and cafes on every corner. Every morning I walk out of my building to see the locals starting… Continue Reading →

Scholarships: 8 Tips for Making Your Gilman Scholarship Essays Stronger – By Kyra Bruce

8 Tips for Making Your Gilman Scholarship Essays Stronger As part of your Gilman Scholarship application, you will write two essays. The first is a statement of purpose where you have the chance to explain why you need the scholarship… Continue Reading →

Scholarships: Making Study Abroad a Reality: The Gilman Scholarship & Advice – by Kyra Bruce

Make Studying Abroad a Reality: The Gilman Scholarship and Some Personal Advice I think I annoyed almost all my friends into reviewing my Gilman Scholarship essays before I finally submitted my application. Like the other 68 percent of Gilman Scholars,… Continue Reading →

2018 Video Contest Winner: Adam Hudak “Archeology on the Edge” Scotland

The video was filmed during the archaeological excavation and field school at the endangered site of Swandro-Orkney, Scotland. Working with some of the UK’s top archaeological professionals, the program aids the excavation racing against time and tide to preserve Orkney’s… Continue Reading →

2018 Video Contest Winner: Isaac Day, “The Great Canadian North” Canada

This video is a collection of shots I got during my internship with Young Life’s Malibu Club Camp. Located on the Jervis Inlet in British Columbia Canada this camp is completely off the grid, using a waterfall high in the… Continue Reading →

Czech Republic: Student Videos “My Time in Prague” by Kyra Bruce

In 2017 I studied abroad in Prague, Czech Republic thanks to the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship. The Gilman Scholarship is a federal grant program that helps lower-income students study abroad. https://www.iie.org/gilman/ 

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