Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

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Application deadline: March 3, 2020

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. Such international study is intended to prepare US students better to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world.


The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is open to undergraduates who are:

  • Citizens of the US
  • In good standing at an accredited institution of higher education in the US (including two-year and four-year institutions)
  • Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant or can provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship
  • In the process of applying to, or accepted* for, a study abroad or internship program that is:
    • At least two weeks for community college students and three weeks for students from four-year institutions
    • In a single country
    • Eligible for credit from the student’s home institution
  • Proposing to study in a country not currently under a Travel Warning issued by the US Department of State or otherwise determined ineligible for program participation

*Proof of program acceptance is required prior to award disbursement

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Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

(215) 898-7326

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