Monday, September 19, 2016

Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship for Pell Grant Recipients

Are you thinking about studying abroad in spring 2017 or summer 2017? 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 $5,000 for study abroad students with financial need who receive Pell Grants. Last year, 35 University of Maryland students won Gilman Scholarships - nearly 50% of our applicants!

The deadline to apply is October 4 - there is still plenty of time to write a strong application, and no recommendations are required!

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 4, 2016 - this is the deadline to apply for scholarships for spring 2017 OR summer 2017 study.

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.