June 2016, Volume 20, Number 3

Academics

Gilman Awards Bestowed on MDC Trio

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Three MDC students received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.

MDC students Julie De León, Paola Rodríguez and Ismarais Ochoa have stepped into the national spotlight by each winning a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The coveted award goes to outstanding scholars with the aim of diversifying the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go. The scholarship enables study abroad for U.S. undergraduates who might otherwise not be able to participate due to financial constraints.

Scholarship Program, which is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. Much as Miami Dade College enhances global understanding through its unique student body hailing from 190 countries, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly, sympathetic and peaceful relations.


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