Student Wins Gilman Scholarship To Study Abroad

JONESBORO – Kandria Driskill of Sheridan, a senior Honors student at Arkansas State University, has been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during the 2017-18 academic year.

Driskill, who has three majors — biological sciences with environmental emphasis, chemistry and environmental science — has been awarded funding to study in the Bilateral Exchange program at North-West University in the Republic of South Africa during the 2018 spring semester. She also has two minors in marine science and mathematics.

“Being selected to receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is an honor, and I am immensely grateful to the scholarship selection committee as well as all of my professors and advisers at Arkansas State University,” Driskill stated. “This scholarship is providing the means for me to be the first Arkansas State University student to participate in the Bilateral Exchange at North-West University in South Africa, and this study program is allowing me to not only complete my simultaneous bachelor’s degrees from A-State, but also take classes that will benefit me in my continuing education and future career goal of marine research.    MORE

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