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Gilman Scholarship

Gilman Awardee at Great Wall

A nationally competitive award providing financial support for an undergraduate study abroad experience, preferably in countries outside Western Europe and the English-speaking world. Applicants must be Federal Pell Grant recipients planning to apply to an eligible study abroad program. See below for details!

Planning to apply by the March 3, 2020 deadline?

Be sure to participate in our advising program for prospective applicants which includes information sessions on how to craft a competitive application, as well as review sessions where you can receive feedback on your application essays.

To be eligible, one must be:
  • A citizen of the United States;
  • An undergraduate student in good standing at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States (including both two-year and four-year institutions);
  • Receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship;
  • In the process of applying to, or accepted for, a study abroad or internship program of at least two weeks for community college students and three weeks for students from four-year institutions, eligible for credit from the student’s home institution;
  • Applying for credit-bearing study abroad programs in a country or area with an overall Travel Advisory Level 1 or 2, according to the   U.S. Department of State’s Travel Advisory System



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