* ONE WEEK REMINDER * Gilman International Scholarship Deadline, October 6, 2009 *
Benjamin A. Gilman International
Spring & Summer 2010 Online Application
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.
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.
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.
Program is pleased to be able to offer over 1700 scholarships during the
Academic Year 2009-2010. Additionally, the Gilman Program is excited to have launched a
special pilot summer award cycle for students participating in Summer 2010
study abroad programs. A limited number of summer awards will be available to
students majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math field who meet
the program's standard eligibility criteria. For more information regarding
this exciting initiative, a Special Summer Podcast and Informational Fact Sheet
can be found on the Gilman website at http://www.iie.org/gilman.
Furthermore, a limited 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.
& Summer 2010 applications are now being accepted online and are due
October 6, 2009. For more information about the Gilman
Scholarship, full eligibility criteria, application deadlines & timeline,
and application process, please visit the Gilman
website at www.iie.org/gilman, contact the Gilman Program at 713-621-6300 ext. 25 or email [log in to unmask].
There has never been a better
time to apply for a Gilman Scholarship!
Gilman International Scholarship
Institute of International Education