BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Gilman Scholarship Program is an undergraduate grant program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad, thereby internationalizing their outlook and better preparing them to thrive in the global economy.
The Gilman Scholarship is open to all US citizen undergraduates, in good academic standing, who meet the criteria listed below.
-The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of their study abroad.
-The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
-The applicant is studying abroad for at least 4 weeks in one country. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be studying one country for at least 4 weeks.
-The applicant is studying abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the State Department's current Travel Warning list.
-The applicant is studying in the fall, spring, or academic year terms including winter inter-sessions. Summer only programs are not eligible.
Terms of Award:
recipients are awarded up to $5000 to defray the costs associated with studying abroad for Summer Semester;
The Gilman Scholarship Program accepts applications two times per year. Ideally, students should begin their application one full semester before their study abroad program is scheduled to begin.
There are two components to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Application:
Online application which includes uploading official transcripts.
Online certifications from the applicant?s study abroad and financial aid advisor.