Thursday, August 13, 2015

Gilman Study Abroad Applications are Open!

Are you thinking about studying abroad in SPRING 2016 or later?  Are you a US citizen receiving a Pell Grant (a federal need-based educational grant)?

Learn about the Gilman International Scholarship , which provides up to $5000 for study abroad for students with financial need who receive Pell Grants. Last year 31 Maryland students – 45% of those who applied – won Gilman Scholarships worth over $111,000!

To learn more and to receive personalized advice about preparing a Gilman Scholarship application, please follow this link: or write to us at

Eligibility Requirements: US Citizens - Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors - All Majors - Must be studying abroad for at least 4 weeks - Must have FAFSA demonstrated financial need and be receiving a Pell Grant.

Application Deadline: October, 6 2015 by 11:59 p.m. - this is the deadline to apply for scholarships for spring semester study abroad programs beginning between December 15, 2015 and April 15, 2016.

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. Programs must be at least 4 weeks in length.