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Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

Gilman International Scholarship Info Session

Are you an undergraduate student, Pell Grant recipient, and U.S. citizen with international interests? You may be eligible to apply for the U.S. State Department’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholorship, which provides up to $5,000! In the last 5 years, 136 UMD students have won Gilman Scholarships, winning a total of $450,050! 

The deadline to apply for virtual, in-person and hybrid programs beginning between May 1, 2022 and April 30, 2023 is March 1, 2022.

To be added to our Gilman ELMS resource page, which offers a lot of helpful information as well as successful example essays, please fill out this brief survey.  



The National Scholarships Office and the Office of Education Abroad imagine that you may have many questions about the Gilman scholarship, the application process, and study abroad in general. Please join staff from both offices to learn about these topics and ask any questions you may have.

Choose a link below to register. 

Monday, 1/31 at 1:00

Tuesday, 2/1 at 12:00 pm

Tuesday, 2/1 at 3:00 pm

Wednesday, 2/2 at 11:00 am

Wednesday, 2/2 at 4:00 pm (includes live transcription)

Friday, 2/4 at 10:00am

Friday 2/4 at 12:00 pm

Monday, 2/7 at 12:00 pm

If you are not able to make any of these sessions, please email us at

DEADLINE: March 1, 2022


Students must be:

  • a U.S. citizen
  • a Pell Grant recipient 
  • undergraduate (includes all majors)

We look forward to hearing from and meeting you!

Leslie Brice, National Scholarships Office 

Malik Blue, Education Abroad