Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Gillman Scholarship for Study Abroad - Pell Grant Recipients

Are you thinking about studying abroad in summer 2017, fall 2017, or academic year 2017-18? 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. In the last year and a half, nearly 50% of University of Maryland students that applied won Gilman Scholarships! We highly encourage you to start early, so you can submit a strong application!

Two information sessions added: Please RSVP to and indicate which session you plan to attend. If you cannot attend either of these, please email us at the same address.
  • Monday, February 13 10:30 – 11:00 am 1201 Marie Mount Hall
  • Tuesday, February 14, 11:00 – 11:30 am 1201 Marie Mount Hall

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: March 7, 2017

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.