Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Spring 2011 Application Open – Deadline: October 5, 2010

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.  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 10 years of helping nearly 6,500 Gilman Scholars study abroad and 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
· 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 4 weeks and no more than an academic year
· Receiving academic credit for their study abroad program
· Study 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 & 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 gilman@iie.org

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