The Gilman staff will lead a series of discussions focused on various application topics in a webinar format. Webinars are conferences conducted via the internet, designed to bring live web interaction between presenters and the audience. The Gilman informational webinars will be held every other Tuesday at 2:00 pm (CST). The discussion topics are scheduled as follows: Program Overview: What is the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program? July 28, 2009 & September 8, 2009 Composing a Successful Statement of Purpose & Follow-On Project Essay August 1, 2009 & September 22, 2009 Walk Through the Application Process: How to Apply (students) August 25, 2009 & September 29, 2009 Walk Through the Certification Process: How to Certify (advisors only) September 24, 2009 & October 1, 2009 More information on how to join the Gilman webinars and a schedule of webinar topics can be found on the Gilman website at www.iie.org/gilman<http://www.iie.org/gilman>.