Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship

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Are you thinking about studying abroad in SUMMER 2016, FALL 2016, or the 2016-17 Academic Year?  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 who applied won Gilman Scholarships worth over $153,000!

To learn more about the Gilman Scholarship and the application process we will hold four final information sessions. Please rsvp to gilman@umd.edu and indicate which session you plan to attend. If you cannot attend any of these please email us.

  • Monday, February 8, 12:00-12:30 pm – 2100D McKeldin Library
  • Tuesday, February 9, 12:00-12:30 pm – 2100D McKeldin Library
  • Tuesday, February 9, 4:00-4:30 pm – 2403A Marie Mount Hall 
  • Wednesday, February 10, 4:00-4:30 – 2403A Marie Mount Hall

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: March 1, 2016 - this is the deadline to apply for scholarships for summer study abroad programs beginning between May 1, 2016 and August 1, 2016 and fall 2016 /academic year programs beginning between July 15 and October 15, 2016.

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.