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Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program is a nationally competitive scholarship sponsored by the US Department of State. The scholarship aims to diversify the kinds of students who study abroad by offering awards to U.S. undergraduates who might otherwise not participate due to financial constraints. The next deadline to apply for Gilman is Tuesday, March 3, 2020. 

The Gilman Scholarship Program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.
  • The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad program.
  • The applicant is studying abroad for at least or two weeks (14 days) for current community college students - and no more than one academic year
Attend a Free Info Session to Learn More About the Gilman Scholarship  

Cedar Rapids Campus 
  • Thursday, February 6: 11:15 am to 12:10 pm, Linn Hall 1140
Iowa City Campus 
  • Thursday, February 13: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm, Room 262
Online Sessions (Email Ken Nesbett for ZOOM Link ken.nesbett@kirkwood.edu
  • Tuesday, February 4:  3:30 pm to 4:15 pm
  • Tuesday, February 11: 9:00 am to 10:00 am
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