November 14, 2013 - 9:31am -- Anonymous (not verified)


Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship - The Institute of International Education (IIE) is now accepting applications. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by IIE through its Southern Regional Center, this program enables students who have limited financial means the opportunity to participate in study abroad opportunities worldwide. The program provides awards of up to $5,000 for U.S. citizen undergraduate students at two- and four-year institutions to pursue country-based semester or academic-year long study abroad opportunities. To be eligible students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application and cannot be studying abroad in a country currently under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning or in Cuba. For more information, full eligibility criteria, and the online application please access the Gilman Program web site at Student On-line Application Deadline: April 15. For more information please contact the Gilman Program office. Gilman International Scholarship Program Institute of International Education, 515 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 150, Houston, TX 77027. (713)621-6300 ext. 150.