UMD: A Globally Connected University

Gilman International Scholarship Info Session (virtual)

Gilman International Scholarship Info Session (virtual)

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 Scholarship, which provides up to $5,000 for studying or interning abroad! Last year 44 UMD students applied for a Gilman and 36 received the scholarship--an 82% acceptance rate! These students won a total of $172,000!

You can join our Gilman ELMS resource page, which offers a lot of helpful information as well as successful example essays, please fill out this brief survey.


Join us to learn more about the program, the application process, and how the National Scholarships Office can help you enhance your chances for success.

Tuesday, August 16, 4:30 - 5:00 pm

We will host additional information sessions once the program opens in mid-August, so be sure to fill out the survey to stay informed!

DEADLINE: October 6, 2022 

For programs that begin between December 1, 2022 and October 31, 2023 


Students must be:

  •  a U.S. citizen
  • a Pell Grant recipient 
  • undergraduate (includes all majors)
  • all program lengths are eligible

We look forward to hearing from and meeting you!

Leslie Brice, National Scholarships Office