Since the inception of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program in 2001, over 78,000 applications have been received and over 22,000 scholarships have been awarded to students participating in study abroad programs and internships around the world.
This page provides further information regarding Gilman Scholarship recipients and program statistics.
The U.S. Study Abroad Office in the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs shows medium and longer-term outcomes of the Gilman Scholarship Program.
2015-2016 Program Highlights
71% of Gilman Scholars would not have been able to study abroad without the scholarship
87% of Gilman Scholars were first in their family to study abroad
70% of Gilman Scholars studied a language
15% of Gilman Scholars participated in career-oriented experiences
26% of Gilman Scholars were STEM majors
The Gilman Program works with universities and colleges across the U.S. to encourage and support applicants from public, private, two-year and four-year institutions. The following data reflects the past academic year of institutions with Gilman Scholars.