"Students applying must meet the eligibility requirements below:
* Be a United States citizen
* Enrolled as an undergraduate student at an accredited two- or four-year U.S. institution
* Receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term abroad
* Participating in a study abroad program or internship that is no less than four weeks (28 days) in one country and no more than an academic year
* Applying to or accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for academic credit by the student's home institution
* Studying or interning in any country not currently under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning or Cuba
The Gilman International Scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Since the program's inception in 2001, the Gilman Program has awarded nearly 17,000 U.S. undergraduates of high financial need to study and intern abroad in over 140 countries from more than 1,100 institutions."