Gilman Scholarship for Study Abroad

The Gilman Scholarship is a study abroad scholarship that provides students with limited
financial means and often from underrepresented backgrounds with an
opportunity to study, intern, or do service abroad. Gilman awards over 3,000 awards a year! If eligible, the Gilman Scholarship is your best chance at gettign funds to study abroad in addition to the UTSA International Education Fund. 

Award: Up to $5,000 for a maximum of one academic year of undergraduate
study abroad, with an additional $3,000 awarded to study a critical need
language. Amounts will vary based on student’s rank in the selection process


  • U.S. Citizen
  • Undergraduate in good standing at an accredited two-year or four-year
    institution in the United States
  • Undergraduate receiving the Federal Pell Grant at a two-year or four-year
  • Must be in the process of applying to or accepted to program
  • The application must be certified by a financial aid and study abroad advisor


  • Cycle 1: (1st week in October) for Spring and Summer Programs
  • Cycle 2: (1st week in March) for Summer, Fall, and Academic Year Programs 

UTSA Contact: Andrew Chapman (