BEVERLY J. GILLIAM SCHOLARSHIP FOR FOREIGN STUDY 2020
The Beverly J. Gilliam Scholarship for Foreign Study offers financial assistance 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. Beverly J. Gilliam was educated in the New York Public School System received her undergraduate degree from City University of New York and obtained a graduate degree from Columbia University School of Library Science.
Her professional career started in Asia where she was responsible for activating and managing American libraries in Korea and Japan as well as libraries at U.S. military installations throughout Europe. Her overseas experience impacted her career and allowed her to become well-versed in various cultures. This program will allow UNCF students to experience diverse cultures and participate within challenging overseas’ academic environments.