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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Recommended Program: Yes
Program Description:

This scholarship program is not administered through the International Academic Programs office at UMKC. This application is for advising/review purposes only. Interested students must submit an official application at the Gilman Scholarship website to be considered for the scholarship. 

Gilman advising is a special service available to students who attend an UMKC Study Abroad-hosted Gilman Scholarship Workshop. 


An advising application is not required to submit a Gilman application to their national site. 

This scholarship is for Pell Grant recipients (any major) studying abroad. The award can be up to $5,000. Students who apply for and receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad are then eligible to receive a Critical Need Language Award from the Gilman Scholarship Program.

For more information, deadlines and application, please visit https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/

Eligibility:
  • Be a citizen of the United States;
  • Be an undergraduate student in good standing at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States (including both two-year and four-year institutions);
  • Be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of his/her study abroad program or internship;
  • Be in the process of applying to, or accepted for, a study abroad or internship program of at least three weeks, in a single country and eligible for credit from the student’s home institution. Proof of program acceptance is required prior to award disbursement;
  • Be proposing to study in a country not currently under a Travel Warning issued by the United States Department of State* or otherwise determined ineligible for program participation.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 02/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 02/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2022 02/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.