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Monday, August 24, 2009

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program – United States Department Of State, USA

Benjamin A.Gilman International Scholarships Program Available For U.S. Citizen Undergraduates To Study Abroad – USA 2009

Scholarship Description:
We appreciate your interest and encourage you to review the following pages for up-to-date, in-depth information on this program. The Gilman Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, this congressionally funded program is administered by the Institute of International Education through its Southern Regional Center in Houston, TX.

Scholarship Eligibility:
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is open to all U.S. 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 his/her 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 28 days in one country. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be studying in one country for at least 28 consecutive days.
The applicant is studying abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the State Department’s current Travel Warning list. http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html

The Gilman Scholarship Program is piloting a special summer award cycle for students participating in summer 2010 study abroad programs. To be eligible applicants must meet all of the criteria listed above and must be majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field. This pilot cycle for summer 2010 is only open to students in the STEM fields who meet the criteria listed above.

Scholarship Eligibility Queries:
If you are unsure about your eligibility status, please consult our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for Students or Advisors, or contact gilman@iie.org.

Scholarship Applications:
To learn more about election criteria and program preferences click here.
There are four components to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Application:
1. Online student section.
2. Online study abroad advisor certification.
3. Online financial aid advisor certification.
4. Three paper copies of the student’s transcript/s.
All four components must be completed by the deadlines below in order for your application to be accepted. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered and extensions cannot be granted.
Learn in detail about applications here.
Apply here online for gilman international scholarships program.
Learn about application tips here.

Contact Details:
Institute of International Education
Attn: Gilman Transcripts
1800 West Loop South, Suite 250
Houston, Texas 77027

Important Dates:
Student online application closing date: Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Ad-visor certification closing date: Tuesday, october 13, 2009
Official transcript closing date; Friday, october, 9, 2009

Source: www.iie.org


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1 comments:

jessie on April 11, 2010 at 8:09 PM said...

i visited your site n was good enough then othere site that i visited last month



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