STEM Funding Opportunities
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world.
The Gilman Scholarship Program aims to support students who have been traditionally under-represented in study abroad, including but not limited to, students with high financial need, community college students, students in under-represented fields such as the sciences and engineering, students with diverse ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities. The program seeks to assist students from a diverse range of public and private institutions from all 50 states, Washington, DC and Puerto Rico.
The scholarship program is open to all U.S. citizen undergraduates, in good academic standing, who meet this criteria:
- The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad
- The applicant is studying abroad in any country except Cuba, or a country on the U.S. Department of State's current Travel Warning list
- The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
- The applicant is studying abroad for at least four weeks in one country. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be studying in one country for at least four consecutive weeks
There are a number of loans and grants offered by the U.S. federal government.
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Merril, JP Morgan Chase, Interstudy, Strickland-Cook, Rick & Anna Mills, Lady Von
The Merrill, Yanuck, J. P. Morgan Chase, Strickland-Cook, Interstudy, Rick J. & Anna L. Mills and Lady Von Scholarships are intended to provide students with an opportunity for study in a foreign setting at a university-level program. These applications are to be submitted to the Study Abroad office at Spelman College