Are you an undergraduate student, Pell Grant recipient, and U.S. citizen with international interests? You may be eligible to apply for the U.S. State Department’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which provides up to $5,000! In the last 5 years, 136 UMD students have won Gilman Scholarships, winning a total of $450,050!
The deadline to apply for virtual, in-person and hybrid programs beginning between Dec 2021 and October 2022 is October 5, 2021. **If Spring 2022 Study Abroad program are affected by COVID students will most likely be able to use their Gilman awards for study abroad in a future semester.**
To be added to our Gilman ELMS resource page, which offers a lot of helpful information as well as successful example essays, please fill out this brief survey.
GILMAN INFORMATION SESSIONS WITH EDUCATION ABROAD
The National Scholarships Office and the Office of Education Abroad imagine that you may have many questions about the Gilman scholarship, the application process, and study abroad in general. Please join staff from both offices to learn about these topics and ask any questions you may have.
Choose a link below to register.
Monday, August 30, 12:30 - 1:00 pm (includes live transcription)
Tuesday, September 7, 4:00 - 4:30 pm (includes live transcription)
If you are not able to make any of these sessions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEADLINE: October 5, 2021
Students must be:
· a U.S. citizen
· a Pell Grant recipient
· undergraduate (includes all majors)
We look forward to hearing from and meeting you!
Leslie Brice, National Scholarships Office