Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship Writing Workshop Monday at 12

Do you receive the Federal Pell Grant? If so, you could be eligible to apply for the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for your study abroad program! Join us Monday, September 21 at 12 PM with drafts of your essays to participate in our writing workshop. All sessions will be held in the Virtual Study Abroad Classroom at

To be eligible for a Gilman Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Receive the Federal Pell Grant
  • Apply for a program of at least 3 consecutive weeks abroad with an overall Travel Advisory Level 1 or 2
  • Not have previously received and accepted the Gilman Scholarship

Gilman offers scholarships of up to $5,000 with supplemental awards of up to $3,000 available for applicants who are studying a critical need language. The deadline to apply for study abroad programs in 2021 is October 6, 2020. For more information about eligibility requirements and application instructions visit the Gilman Scholarship at

IMPORTANT: All students (except those participating in a TU faculty-led program) must attend a group advising session and meet with a Study Abroad Advisor before applying for the Gilman Scholarship. Virtual Group Advising sessions are held Monday through Friday at 2:00 pm in the Virtual Study Abroad Classroom at

Questions? Contact the TU Study Abroad Office at or 410-704-2451 or visit our website at

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This post was written by Villamar, Katherine H.