Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Scholarships for Pell Grant Recipients to Study Abroad Virtually and In Person!

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 1/2 years, 151 UMD students have won Gilman Scholarships, winning a total of $524,050! 

The deadline to apply for virtual or in-person programs that begin between May 1, 2022 to April 30, 2023, is March 1, 2022.

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.



The National Scholarships Office and the Office of Education Abroad imagine that you may have many questions about the Gilman scholarship and the application process. Please join us to learn about these topics and ask any questions you may have.

Choose a link below to register. 

Wednesday, 2/2 at 11:00 am

Wednesday, 2/2 at 4:00 pm (includes live transcription)

Friday, 2/4 at 10:00am

Friday 2/4 at 12:00 pm

Monday, 2/7 at 12:00 pm

If you are not able to make any of these sessions, please email us at gilman@umd.edu.


DEADLINE: March 1, 2022



Students must be:

·      a U.S. citizen

·      a Pell Grant recipient 

·      an undergraduate (includes all schools/majors)


We look forward to hearing from and meeting you!

Leslie Brice, National Scholarships Office