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May 22 2019
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The Beverly J. Gilliam Scholarship for Foreign Study offers financial assistance up to $6,500 to students who are accepted into recognized summer study abroad programs. The scholarship's goals are to help students obtain international experiences that will allow them to become better world citizens and successfully compete in the global job market. This program will allow UNCF students to experience diverse cultures and participate within challenging overseas' academic environments. The applicants must be enrolled at one of the UNCF's member institutions as a sophomore or junior and have a minimum 2.7 GPA.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently

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Contact Mary Williams
Director of Outreach and Recruitment
Tel: 800-331-2244 Address 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
PO Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 22031-8044