Fall application period: August 2021 to October 5, 2021 (11:59 p.m. PT, for Spring 2022 program and early application for Summer and Fall 2022 programs)
Spring application period: January 2022 to March 2022 (11:59 p.m. PT, for Summer and Fall 2022 programs and early application for Spring 2023 program) [TBA]

Eligibility requirements:

  • U.S. citizen
  • Undergraduate 
  • Good academic standing
  • Federal Pell Grant recipient at the time of application or during the term of the study abroad program
  • Proposed program eligible for undergraduate academic credit at home university
  • Applicant may study abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the U.S. Department of State's current Travel Warning list  

Award summary and conditions: The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. Students are encouraged to choose non-traditional study abroad destinations, especially those outside of Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The Gilman Scholarship Program aims 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.

Application process: online (

Application requirements: 

Faculty representative: Keith Raether

Study Abroad Advisor: Susan Holme