The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship awards up to $5000 to help fund study abroad opportunities for UMD Pell Grant recipients. In the last two years, over 60 UMD students have received this highly competitive award but still only a small percentage of eligible students are applying. If you are a Pell Grant recipient and plan to study abroad for at least 4 weeks, please consider applying.
The application deadline for spring 2016 is October 6th.
- U.S. Citizens
- Pell Grant recipient
- Applying for a study abroad program that is at least 4 weeks long.
This is a highly competitive scholarship which does require advanced planning with Education Abroad and the National Scholarships Office, so before you apply for the scholarship, please: