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Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement Distinguished Scholarships Program

Three WSU Students Recognized With Prestigious Gilman Scholarships

MEDIA CONTACT: Beverly Makhani, Director of Communications, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education, 509-335-6679,

SOURCE: Sarah Ann Hones, Director of Distinguished Scholarships Program, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8239,

PULLMAN, Wash. — It’s time for three students at Washington State University to pack their bags. They recently received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad in the upcoming academic year.

The recipients, Galen Green, Jackie Hill, and Maria Peden, are among approximately 800 undergraduates awarded the distinguished national scholarship for fall. Each year, about 20 percent of applicants receive funding for their travels.

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