» Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Purpose: To support students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad, including but not limited to, students with high financial need, community college students, students in under-represented fields such as the sciences and engineering, students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities.


  • Recipient of a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application or during the study abroad period
  • Accepted into an accredited study abroad program or internship and receiving college credit
  • Student must study for at least four weeks in one country

Candidate Profile: See purpose statement above.


  • Up to $5,000
  • Varies by length of stay and student need; average award approximately $4,000
  • Recipients also eligible to receive an additional $3,000 Critical Need Language Supplement from the Gilman Scholarship Program for a total possible award of up to $8,000

Deadline: Normally March for summer and fall programs; October for spring programs.

Websites: https://gilmanapplication.iie.org

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