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Benjamin Gilman Scholarship Program

The Benjamin Gilman Scholarship Program was developed to diversify the kinds of students who study or intern abroad, based on ethnicity, first-generation, disabilities, underrepresented fields of studies. The program provides scholarships of $3,000 - $4,000 on average for students to spend at least 4 weeks abroad studying in a single country (or for at least 28 days per country if in multiple countries).

To learn more:  Please review the online presentation that we have prepared here at CCU to help you learn how to apply:

For more information about the program in general or to get started with your application, please go to the program webpage at Webinars are often held by the Gilman Program offices to help you develop your application and are always shown on the webpage above.

Ready to get started?  After you take a look at the online presentation, please reach out to Lori Patterson ( or Darla Domke-Damonte (  We will mentor you in the development of your application.