Sunday, August 24, 2014

Are You a Pell Grant Recipient? A Gilman Can Help Finance Study Abroad!

Are you thinking about studying abroad or interning abroad in spring of 2015 or later? Are you a US citizen receiving a Pell grant (a federal need-based educational grant)?

The Gilman International Scholarship provides up to $5,000 for study abroad for students with financial need who receive Pell grants.  In the past three years more than 90 Maryland students have won Gilman scholarships!

Learn more and receive advice about preparing a Gilman scholarship application by clicking here, or emailing the National Scholarships Office

Eligibility Requirements: 
  • US citizens 
  • Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors
  • All majors 
  • Must be studying abroad for at least four weeks 
  • Must have FAFSA demonstrated financial need and be receiving a Pell grant.

Application Deadline: October 7, 2014 This is the deadline to apply for scholarships for study abroad programs for spring semester 2015.  

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers 1,700 scholarships of up to $5,000 to students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies world-wide. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world.