Underrepresented Student Scholarships

Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship

Award Amount Deadline Website/Phone/Mailing Address
$4,000 - $5,000 Not yet listed



Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Must be a US citizen and an undergraduate in good academic standing
  2. Student must be receiving Federal Pell Grants at the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving such aid when they plan on studying abroad
  3. The applicant must have already been accepted to a study abroad program that is in one country for at least four consecutive weeks. A program in multiple countries is acceptable as long as the student spends at least four weeks in at least one of the countries.
  4. The program must be accredited by their undergraduate school and provide college credits for participation
  5. Students are not eligible to attend study abroad programs in Cuba or any country currently on the US State Department Travel Warning List
  6. Students are only eligible to receive a scholarship once but if a student has been declined they are eligible to apply again as long as they meet the other requirements.

How to Apply:
The entire process can be done online and there are many resources provided for students on how to properly submit the application and prepare good essays for evaluation.