Friday, July 8, 2016

Study Abroad Scholarship for Pell Grant Students

Are you thinking about studying abroad in SPRING 2017?  Are you a US CITIZEN receiving a PELL GRANT (a federal need-based educational grant)?

Learn about the GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP, which provides up to
$5,000 for study abroad students with financial need who receive Pell Grants.  In the last year and a half, nearly 50% of University of Maryland students that applied won Gilman Scholarships!

To learn more about the Gilman Scholarship and the application process, please contact 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: Early October, 2016 - this is the deadline to apply for scholarships for spring 2017 study.

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.


Leslie Brice, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, National Scholarships Office
2403 Marie Mount Hall, University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742
301.314.1289 *

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