“The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship provides many of our students with access to programs abroad and opens them up to a world of possibilities,” said Maggie Mahoney, Learning Abroad advisor. “Mentoring and helping them develop their stories and applications is an inspiration to us and we will continue growing our advising support each year to further support them in their efforts.”
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Candidates for a Gilman Scholarships must:
Be a U.S. citizen
Be an undergraduate student in good academic standing.
Be the recipient of a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the study abroad term.
Have applied or been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit at the student's accredited U.S. institution of higher education.
Study abroad in one country for at least 4 weeks. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student remains in a single country for at least 4 weeks during the program. Students can study abroad in any country except those on the State Department's current Travel Warning list.
Study in the fall, spring, summer or academic year terms including winter inter-sessions.
Awards must be used to defray eligible study abroad costs, which can include program tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance and international airfare. Awards of up to $5,000, with an average award of $4,000, and vary depending on the length of study and student.
Organization / Institution Name
Benjamin A. Gilman