Announcements : Gilman-McCain Scholarship Now Open!
Announcement: Gilman-McCain Scholarship Now Open!
Event Date: 08/01/2022
The Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards of up to $5,000 for student dependents of active military personnel to study or intern abroad on credit bearing programs.The application for the August 2022 cycle of the Gilman-McCain Scholarship is now open and for the first time it is open to both child and spousal dependents of active or activated United States military personnel! This scholarship provides awards of up to $5,000 for students to study or intern abroad on credit bearing programs.
Applicants for the Gilman-McCain Scholarship must be a dependent (child or spouse) of active or activated United States military personnel during the time of application (including Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, Coast Guard, Coast Guard Reserve, Marine Corps, Marine Corps Reserve, Navy, Navy Reserve, Space Force, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and USPHS Commissioned Corps), and also be receiving any form of Title IV Financial Aid. All applicants must provide proof of dependent status as part of the Gilman-McCain application. Applicants must also be recipients of any type of Title IV federal financial aid during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving Title IV federal financial aid during their study abroad program or internship.
The Gilman-McCain Scholarship is a congressionally funded initiative of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State and named after the late senator John S. McCain from Arizona.
Application deadline is August 1 for programs between September 1, 2022 and April 30, 2023.