Printer Friendly

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.

Sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is a congressionally funded program that provides grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students to be able to study abroad. The goal of the program is to support a diverse range of students including but not limited to the following: (a) students with high financial need; (b) students studying in nontraditional countries, especially those outside of Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand; (c) students with diverse ethnic backgrounds; (d) students from a diverse range of institutions including 4-year, public, private, and community colleges; historically Black colleges and universities; tribal colleges; and Hispanic and other minority-serving institutions; and (e) students with disabilities. Undergraduate students in good academic standing from community colleges and public and private institutions from all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico are welcome to apply. Eligible study abroad costs include program tuition, room and board, books, local transportation, insurance, and international airfare. Applicants must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant, have already been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S., and be studying abroad for at least 4 weeks in one country. The online application will begin in January 2011 for study abroad programs that will start between July 15 and October 15, 2011. Entries should be received by March 1, 2011. For more information, please visit http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program.

COPYRIGHT 2011 Sage Publications, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2011 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Gifted Child Today
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 1, 2011
Words:254
Previous Article:NASA space settlement contest.
Next Article:The U.S. Green Building Council's Excellence in Green Building Education Awards Program recognizes outstanding curriculum and teaching methods that...
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters