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2012 Gilman International Scholarship to Enable Eckerd Student Kelly Nault '14 to Study in Morocco

posted on 07/12/2012

Eckerd College junior Kelly Nault '14 has been selected as a 2012 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar. The award will enable Kelly to study in Morocco during the fall 2012 semester.

Established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000, the Gilman Scholarship Program 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 abroad programs worldwide. The Gilman Scholarship worth $5,000 is covering Kelly's travel expenses.

"I am studying in Morocco to expand my understanding of the Arabic language and the Arab culture," said Kelly. "The semester will give me a practical understanding of what I have learned at Eckerd these past two years.

Kelly Nault '14 is majoring in international relations. An avid recycler, Kelly is the daughter of Michael and Faye Nault of Largo, Fla., where she attended Largo High School.

Previous Gilman Scholars include Aleisha Austin '09 and Jenniffer Rodriguez '09 and Sebastian Martinez '08 and Galway Traynor '09.

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