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The Gilman Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship for undergraduate study abroad is now open for students participating in programs starting in summer, early fall, and fall 2019.   Students must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant through the Office of Student Financial Aid to be eligible. Students can receive up to $5,000.  Students formally studying any of the critical need -languages listed on its website are eligible for an additional grant of up to $3,000.  Programs must be at least 21 consecutive days in length in a single country.  The application deadline is Tuesday, March 5th by 9:59pm PST.

UW Study Abroad will be hosting information sessions which will include writing tips during winter quarter. Visit our Events page to view the schedule.

Students who have questions about this scholarship or its application can email me at

Students traditionally underrepresented in study abroad are strongly encouraged to apply.  This includes veterans, students with disabilities and non-traditional college students.