Gilman International Scholarship- Undergraduate- Deadline 10/7/2008


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


The Gilman Scholarship is open to all US citizen undergraduates, in
good academic standing, who meet the criteria listed below.

* The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide
proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of
application or during the term of their study abroad.

* The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study
abroad program eligible for credit by the student’s accredited
institution of higher education in the U.S.

* The applicant is studying abroad for at least 4 weeks in one
country. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the
student will be studying in one country for at least 4 weeks.

* The applicant is studying abroad in any country except Cuba or a
country on the State Department’s current Travel Warning list.

* The applicant is studying in the fall, spring, or academic year
terms including winter inter-sessions. Summer only programs are not


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