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Welcome to the 
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Application

The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad and the regions and countries where they go. 
The Gilman Scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and is open to U.S. undergraduate students who demonstrate high financial need.


The Gilman Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that applications for Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 Early Application are now open.

The deadline for both applications is Tuesday, October 4th at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time (CDT) for both terms.  Late applications will not be accepted under any circumstance.


Webinars have been scheduled to help you with the application process. Please note that these take place in Central Daylight Time (CDT). To register, please go to the Gilman website.

Be sure to submit your application before this deadline as late applications will not be accepted. View
Deadlines and Timelines for more details. 

To create an account, please click on the Register button in the right navigation menu. 

To continue your application or access your user account, please provide your User Name and Password to log in.
Tips for starting your application:
- Check the 
eligibility requirements prior to starting your application
Gilman website as it has helpful information to assist you through the application process, including FAQs
Register for webinars to help you with the application process.
Connect with the Gilman Program on social media, including announcements and videos.
Subscribe to receive the Gilman Applicant Newsletter, a four volume series sent during an open application that includes helpful tips and information on completing and submitting your Gilman Scholarship online application.  (Applicant Newsletter #1, Applicant Newsletter #2, Applicant Newsletter #3)