Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
(for Pell-eligible students)
Spring 2008 Application Open
Deadline: October 9, 2007
The Gilman International Scholarship Program provides awards of up to
$5,000 for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad for up to one
academic year. The program aims to diversify the kinds of student who
study abroad and the countries and regions where they go. The program
serves students who have been under-represented in study abroad which
includes but is not limited to: students with high financial need,
community college students, students in under-represented fields such as
the sciences and engineering, students from diverse ethnic backgrounds,
students attending minority-serving institutions, and students with
disabilities. The Gilman Program seeks to assist students from a diverse
range and type of two-year and four-year public and private institutions
from all 50 states.
A limited number of $3000 Critical Need Language Supplements are
available for students studying a critical need language for a total
possible award of $8000. A list of eligible languages can be found on
the Gilman website at http://www.iie.org/gilman.
Eligibility: Students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time
of application and cannot be studying abroad in a country currently
under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning or in Cuba.
The Gilman International Scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S.
Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and
administered by the Institute of International Education.
For more information, full eligibility criteria and the online
Gilman International Scholarship Program
Institute of International Education
520 Post Oak Blvd., Ste. 740
Houston, TX 77027
Contact for Applicants: Lindsay Calvert