Institute of International Education (IIE) Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Institute of International Education (IIE) Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Sponsored by: United States Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs
Administered by: Institute of International Education (IIE)

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PROGRAM INFORMATION

Description: The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. The Gilman International Scholarship Program seeks to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad and the regions where they go. Specifically, Gilman offers scholarships for students who have been traditionally under represented in education abroad.

Level of Study: Undergraduate

AWARD INFORMATION

Award Type: Scholarship

Award Amount: Up to $5,000

Award Coverage: Tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance and international airfare.

Duration of Award: Semester/Academic Year/Summer

Eligibility Requirements: Must be U.S. citizen. The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad. The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by the student’s accredited institution of higher education in the U.S. The applicant is studying abroad for at least 28 days in one country. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be studying in one country for at least 28 consecutive days.
The applicant is studying abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the U.S. Department of State’s current Travel Warning list.

Program Located In: Worldwide

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Deadline: October

Notification Date: December

Instructions: Students must submit an application online through the Gilman website.

CONTACT

Institute of International Education – Houston
Gilman International Scholarship Program
Gilman Staff
1800 West Loop South
Suite 250
Houston, TX 77027
Web: www.iie.org/gilman

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