Ask your study abroad program provider if they offer Gilman Scholarship or Pell Grant “match” scholarships. Several provide awards to supplement Gilman or Pell Grant funds. Below is a list of URI affiliated providers with such opportunities. Refer to each individual site for complete information and eligibility requirements as the program details are subject to change.
AIFS Gilman Scholarship Match – $500/$250 Grants – AIFS will award an additional $500 to each student who receives a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and uses it toward an AIFS semester or academic year catalog program, or $250 toward a summer catalog program.
API-Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Awards – Students participating in an API program who have been awarded a Gilman scholarship will be eligible to receive up to $1,000 in matching contributions from API for a study abroad program, or up to $500 in matching contributions from API for an intern abroad program.
CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant – Students who can show proof of a Gilman application are eligible. Students need simply apply via the CIEE application and they may receive up to $2,500 toward a semester program, or $1,000 toward a summer program.
CIEE Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants – $750 to $2,000 toward airfare; award amount depends on CIEE program location. The GAIN Grant helps cover airfare costs to and from CIEE program locations for students who demonstrate high financial need. GAIN Grants are available for short-term (January and summer), semester and year-long CIEE programs. All Pell-eligible students are guaranteed a GAIN Grant, if they apply!
SIT Study Abroad Pell Grant Match – The program offers matching funding to Pell Grant recipients to help pay for their SIT Study Abroad programs.
TEAN Gilman Bonus Scholarship – Any student who has received the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship will have the opportunity to receive a $500 Gilman Bonus Scholarship.