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The Gilman International Scholarship Program aims to diversify the kinds of student who study abroad

 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Spring 2009 Application Open - Deadline: October 7, 2008

The Gilman International Scholarship Program provides awards of up to $5,000 for U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad for up to one academic year. The program aims to diversify the kinds of student who study abroad and the countries and regions where they go. The program serves students who have been under-represented in study abroad which includes but is not limited to: students with high financial need,
community college students, students in under-represented fields such as the sciences and engineering, students from diverse ethnic backgrounds, students attending minority-serving institutions, and
students with disabilities. The Gilman Program seeks to assist students from a diverse range and type of two-year and four-year public and private institutions from all 50 states.

The Gilman Program is pleased to announce an increase in the amount of awards to be given this academic year. Over 1200 scholarships will be granted during the Academic Year 2008-2009. Additionally, an
increased number of $3000 Critical Need Language Supplements are available for students studying a critical need language for a total possible award of $8000. A list of eligible languages can be found on the Gilman website at http://www.iie.org/gilman. There has never been a better time to apply for a Gilman Scholarship!

Eligibility: Students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application or during the time they are studying abroad and cannot be studying abroad in a country currently under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning or in Cuba.

The Gilman International Scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education.

For more information, full eligibility criteria and the online application visit: http://www.iie.org/gilman

Gilman International Scholarship Program

Institute of International Education
Houston, TX

Contact for Applicants:

Email: gilman@iie.org

Phone: 1-888-887-5939, ext 25

http://www.iie.org/gilman