Are you a Pell Grant recipient and US Citizen planning to study abroad in Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or for the 2019-2020 academic year? If so you may be eligible to apply for the U.S. Department of State’s Gilman Scholarship.
This scholarship provides up to $5,000 to help pay for study abroad programs. Last year thirty University of Maryland (UMD) students were awarded Gilman Scholarships—
worth a total of $107,550!
The application deadline is March 5, 2019. To be eligible, you must be:
· a U.S. citizen
· a Pell Grant recipient
· a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior (includes all majors)
· studying abroad for at least 21 days
Interested in learning more? Please complete a short survey or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive access to our ELMS Gilman resource site, which includes samples of successful application essays. We'll also let you know how you can earn an automatic $500 grant from the UMD Education Abroad Office just for completing a Gilman application!
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