Since the inception of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program in 2001, over 140,000 applications have been received and over 38,000 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 20 year impact study highlights the value of the Gilman Program in providing global opportunities that open academic and professional doors, and the impact that these opportunities have on not only the Gilman Scholars, but on their communities back in the United States, among other key findings. It also highlights the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) commitment to ensuring that American students with limited financial means and from all backgrounds participate in international exchange, fostering mutual understanding and developing critical skills that support our economic prosperity and U.S. national security.
100% of Gilman have financial need
Nearly 60% of Gilman Scholars come from small towns or rural communities
Nearly 50% of Gilman Scholars are first-generation college students
Nearly 70% of Gilman Scholars identify as racial or ethnic minority students
Citation: The Gilman Program 20-year Impact Report
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.
GILMAN SCHOLARSHIPS Awarded
- October 2022 Deadline Recipients
- March 2022 Deadline Recipients
- October 2021 Deadline Recipients
- March 2021 Deadline Recipients
- October 2020 Deadline Recipients
- March 2020 Deadline Recipients
- October 2019 Deadline Recipients
- Fall 2019/ AY 2019-2020 Recipients
- Fall 2018 Recipients
- Spring 2019 Recipients
- Early Summer and Summer 2019 Recipients