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Study Abroad Scholarships

mountainsStudy abroad programs costs can be offset by using grants and scholarships. Typically, scholarship applications are due about six to nine months before you plan to study. 

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

Gilman Scholarship for Pell Grant Recipients 
 

If you are currently receiving a Pell Grant, then you are eligible to apply for the Gilman Scholarship for study abroad. 

The Spring 2019 application cycle is for study abroad programs generally beginning between December 15, 2018 and April 15, 2019. This cycle encompasses spring semester, quarter, calendar year, winter inter-session and January term programs that are a minimum of three weeks in length.

Learn more about the Gilman Scholarship at: http://www.iie.org/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship

Spring 2019 Gilman Scholarship Timeline

Mid-August 2018 Online application opens for Spring 2019 study abroad programs and internships. 
October 2, 2018 Student deadline for submission of online study abroad advisor and financial aid advisor section.
October 9, 2018 Advisor deadline for submission of online study abroad advisor and financial aid advisor section.
October/November 2018 Complete applications are processed and distributed to selection panels for review.
Late-November 2018 All applicants are notified of the status of their application via email. Study abroad and financial aid advisors will be notified of scholarship recipients via email. A list of the recipients will be available on the Gilman website.
December 2018 Scholarship recipients must accept/decline their award and submit required documentation.

Check out Gilman Scholar and USU student McKinley's posts from Peru as she blogged for the Gilman Scholarship Program.  

Popular Scholarships

There are several scholarships available for study abroad experiences. Some are small and some award up to $10,000 for an academic year. Meet with your study abroad advisor for advice on applying for scholarships.

Deadlines for scholarships vary. Please refer to program websites for most current application and deadline information. 

Check out the most popular scholarships for study abroad