Welcome to the 

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship 

Advisor Portal


The application for the March 2021 Deadline was extended to March 10th, 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time. The advisor certification deadline was Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Applications are now closed. Applicants will be notified of their status in Summer 2021.

The October 2021 Deadline application will open in mid-August 2021 for applicants whose programs start between December 1, 2021, to October 31, 2022. This cycle encompasses Spring 2022, Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Academic Year 2022-2023 programs. The application deadline is Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at 11:59pm Pacific Time, and the advisor certification deadline is Tuesday, October 12, 2021. 

The Gilman Program enables students of limited financial means to study and intern abroad, providing them with skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity. The U.S. Department of State would like to thank you for supporting your students in applying for the Gilman Scholarship and pursuing international education opportunities.

Please review our COVID-19 FAQs on recent updates to the program. For questions, please contact

Visit our Deadlines and Timeline page for more details.



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