Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program Announced

Posted on 8/31/2010 6:02:43 PM

The Gilman International Scholarship Program is pleased to announce the opening of the Spring 2011 online application for U.S. undergraduate students participating in Spring 2011 study abroad programs.

Spring 2011 applications are open. Deadline: October 5, 2010

The Gilman Scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is administered by the Institute of International Education. The Gilman Scholarship Program is celebrating ten years of helping nearly 6,500 Gilman Scholars study abroad. During the academic year 2010–2011, over 2,300 scholarships will be awarded!

In order to be eligible, students must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at a two- or four-year U.S. institution, and must be:

  • United States citizen
  • Receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of study abroad
  • Participating in a study abroad program that is no less than four weeks and no more than an academic year
  • Receiving academic credit for their study abroad program
  • Studing in any country not currently under a U.S. State Department Travel Warning, or Cuba

Reminder: Academic Year Deadlines

  • October 5, 2010: Spring 2011 Deadline
  • March 1, 2011: Summer 2011 Deadline
  • March 1, 2011: Fall 2011/Academic Year 2011–2012 Deadline

For more information about the Gilman Scholarship, application deadlines and timeline, and the application process, please visit the Gilman website, contact the Gilman Program at 713-621-6300 ext. 25, or e-mail

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