"My time abroad has continued to impact me since I’ve returned to the United States. [I have] a new confidence that has allowed me to pursue post-graduate opportunities abroad that I was hesitant to pursue before."
"The hands-on experiences [and] the development of a second language will be valuable skills that will give me a competitive edge above my peers."
"Professionally, employers love students that have studied abroad; it is a differentiator among the masses. I used this experience to question and ultimately got a job offer."
The U.S. Department of State is proud to announce the Fall 2018 and 2018-2019 Academic Year Gilman Scholarship recipients. Final award email notifications were sent on July 31, 2018. View Sample Press Release View Awards Offered
On April 4, 2018, Gilman alum Lucas Rivers received Reach the World’s Alumni Achievement Award at its its Annual Benefit at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. Lucas is a 2015 graduate of Union College, earning a Bachelor’s degree in… READ MORE →
The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the inaugural list of U.S. higher education institutions that sent the most students overseas on the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program in academic year 2016-2017. The list recognizes the institutions that… READ MORE →
The U.S. Department of State is proud to announce the Summer 2018 Gilman Scholarship early application recipients. Email notifications were sent on January 29, 2018. View Sample Press Release View Awards Offered
Thank you to all the Gilman and @CLSscholarship advisors who attended the Advisor Workshop at @DePaulU on Friday! It was great to see you, and we were happy to have such great discussion and collaboration on study abroad/fellowship opportunities for US students! @ECAatState
67% of Fall 2018/AY 2018-2019 Gilman Scholars are studying a foreign language during their programs abroad. Collectively, they are studying 39 different languages #GilmanScholarship #ExchangeOurWorld @ECAatState
"Before hearing about the Gilman scholarship, I thought studying abroad would be impossible for me." The #GilmanScholarship can make your study abroad dreams come true! Find out how the scholarship impacted Virginia Commonwealth University students by reading the article below.