Syracuse Abroad congratulates the 12 students who have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for upcoming study abroad programs in summer and fall 2023, as well as spring 2024. The total amount received by the students is $46,500, with the average award size being $3.875.
The recipients, along with the country where they will be studying, are the following:
- CloudySky Khazraishokatkhou, Spain
- Alexandria Fabrizi, Australia
- Elena Cooper, United Kingdom
- Bakary Darboe, South Africa
- 8 other students have been awarded scholarships and plan to study in Spain, France, United Kingdom, Italy and Belgium
Syracuse Abroad partners with the Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising (CFSA) to advise students during the application process. Throughout the recent cycles, CFSA and Syracuse Abroad held information sessions and writing workshops to help students prepare their applications and essay submissions.
Gilman Scholarships are open to undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study or internship programs abroad.
All who meet the qualifications with plans to study abroad are encouraged to apply. Gilman encourages applications from students from diverse ethnic backgrounds; students planning to study in non-traditional destinations; students in fields underrepresented in study abroad; and students with high financial need. Students studying a critical need language (such as Arabic, Korean, Japanese or Portuguese) can apply for an additional $3,000 supplement for a total possible award of $8,000.
The application deadline is the first Tuesday of March for summer/fall/full-year programs; the first Tuesday of October for spring semester and summer (early application). Funding for fall, spring and summer study abroad opportunities is available.
For more information on Syracuse Abroad programs, students can make an appointment to meet with an advisor for more information.
Learn more about Gilman and other Outside Scholarships