Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship

Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship

Gilman Scholarship has enabled US higher education students of limited financial means to study abroad since 2001.

Awarding Body
Gilman Scholarship in partnership with the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Awards up to $5,000
1 March 2022 for September 2022 intake
Quantity of Awards
Approx. 3,600 per year


This programme funds approximately 3,600 scholars annually to travel to more than 150 countries. 



Eligible Countries of Residence

  • USA

Eligible Courses

Course Level

  • Undergraduate

Mode of Attendance

  • On Campus

Mode of Study

  • Full Time

Subject Area

  • All Subjects

Other Requirements

Students should be:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • An undergraduate student in good standing at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States (including both two-year and four-year institutions)
  • Receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship
  • In the process of applying to, or accepted to, a credit-bearing study abroad or internship program, or a virtual international program. Proof of program acceptance is required prior to award disbursement
  • Applying for credit-bearing study abroad programs in a country or area with an overall Travel Advisory Level 1 or 2, according to the U.S. Department of State‚Äôs Travel Advisory System

How to Apply

No interview selection, but a personal statement is required.

For full details on eligibility and how to apply visit the website:

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