Welcome to the 
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Advisor Portal 


The Gilman Scholarship Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and is assisted in its implementation by the Institute of International Education (IIE). The Gilman Program provides grants for undergraduate U.S. citizens of limited financial means to study and intern abroad, thereby gaining 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.

The Gilman Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that applications for Cycle 1 are now open. Cycle 1 is open for applicants whose programs start between December 2019 and October 2020. This cycle encompasses Winter 2020, Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Academic Year 2020-2021 programs.

The deadline for Cycle 1 applications is Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time (CDT).  Late applications will not be accepted under any circumstance.

The certification deadline for advisors is Tuesday, October 8, 2019.

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