All applicants who are selected to receive a U.S. Department of State's Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship will receive an award letter by email and a hard copy award letter by mail. In order to accept your Gilman Scholarship, please follow the instructions that are provided in the award notification email and online Gilman account. You must submit all award documentation for approval in order to receive your scholarship funds. Please reference the Award Documentation Guidelines to ensure accuracy of successfully submitting your award documentation by the deadline.
Once selected for the Gilman Scholarship, you can login to the online application system to upload, complete, and submit your award documentation. You must login with the user name and password you created during the application process.
If you do not remember your username and/or password to access your online account, you can either click the “Forgot User Name or Password” link on the login page, or contact the Gilman Scholarship Program. If you have any questions regarding accepting your award or completing the Gilman award documentation, please review the Frequently Asked Questions or contact the Gilman Scholarship Program according to the last name (as submitted in your application).
To further prepare for your term abroad, the Gilman Scholarship Program recommends that you read A Student Guide to Study Abroad. Written by three leading study abroad experts, A Student Guide to Study Abroad offers the most comprehensive advice available. Learn helpful steps to prepare to go abroad, tips to maximize your experience abroad, and ways to utilize and articulate your skills gained abroad when you return. Gilman Scholarship recipients are quoted in the book and provide valuable tips based on their experiences abroad.