Are you studying or interning abroad in another country for credit between May 2024 and January 2025?


Do you need help writing essays for the Fund for Education Abroad or Gilman scholarship? Would you like help applying for the UCR Education Abroad Scholarship


Then speak with others who can help you by attending one or more of our eight virtual drop-in sessions below!


  • Help with UCR Education Abroad Scholarship essays: January 16 at 10 a.m and January 24 at 2:00 p.m.
  • Help with Fund for Education Abroad essays: January 16 at 10 a.m.; January 24 at 2:00 p.m.; February 1 at 10:00 a.m.; and February 6 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Help with Gilman essays: February 15 at 2:00 p.m.; February 20 at 10:00 a.m.; February 28 at 2:00 p.m.; and March 7 at 10:00 a.m. (hybrid in person and on Zoom).


More about the scholarships:


UCR Education Abroad Scholarship ($500-$1,000)

Eligibility: Enrolled UCR students without prior study abroad experience. 

Recommendation: One recommendation is required.

Deadlines (2): February 1 (summer, fall, and academic year) and October 1 (winter, spring, and calendar year). This winter it is February 1.


Fund for Education Abroad scholarships ($1,000-$5,000)

Eligibility: Underrepresented undergraduate students with financial need.  

Recommendation: One recommendation is required.

Deadlines (2): February (summer, fall, and academic year) and September (winter, spring). This winter it is February 7.


Gilman Scholarship ($2,500-$8,000)

Eligibility: Undergraduate students receiving Pell Grants. Open to U.S. citizens. 

Recommendation: None is required, but certification is required.

Deadlines (2): March and October (all terms).

This winter it is March 7.

Event Details

All sessions will happen on Zoom at (Meeting ID 986 8133 7534)

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