Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Study Abroad Scholarship for Pell Grant Recipients

Are you thinking about studying abroad or interning abroad in SPRING 2015 or later? Are you a US CITIZEN receiving a PELL GRANT (a federal need-based educational grant)?

The GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP provides up to $5000 for study abroad for students with financial need who receive Pell Grants.  In the past three years more than 90 Maryland students have won Gilman Scholarships!

To learn more and to receive advice about preparing a Gilman Scholarship application, please follow this link ­ ­  or write to us at

Eligibility Requirements: US Citizens - Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors - All Majors - Must be studying abroad for at least 4 weeks - Must have FAFSA demonstrated financial need and be receiving a Pell Grant.

Application Deadline: October 7, 2014 - this is the deadline to apply for scholarships for study abroad programs for Spring semester 2015.

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers 1,700 scholarships of up to $5,000 to students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies world-wide. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world. Programs must be at least 4 weeks in length.

Francis DuVinage, Ph.D.
Director, National Scholarships Office and Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research
2403 Marie Mount Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301) 314-9458
Fax: (301) 314-0085

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