undergraduate students received scholarships for study abroad in 63 countries.
The Department of State strives to create a more secure, democratic and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community.
There were 351 scholarships awarded to recipients from all 50 U.S. States, plus Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, to study abroad in 63 foreign countries in fiscal year 2005.
Uses and Use Restrictions
To promote mutual understanding between the United States and other countries through scholarships for U. S. undergraduates with financial need to study abroad.
citizen, enrolled as undergraduates and receiving a Pell Grant.
Aplication and Award Process
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
Scholarships announced by IIE through newsletters, e-mail, websites, and other appropriate means. Applications must be submitted to IIE.
Selection panel chooses scholarship recipients.
Contact the Headquarters Office listed below.
Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, Public Law 87-256, as amended. The International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Financial need; Pell grant.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
One semester or one academic year.
Post Assistance Requirements
Within 30 days of completion of programs.
As prescribed by grant terms.
FY 07 $5,000,000; FY 08 est not available; FY 09 est not reported.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Average award: $4,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
IIE: Ms. Michelle Dass Pickard, Institute of International Education, Southern Regional Office, 515 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 150, Houston, TX 77027-9407 Telephone: (713) 621-6300 ext. 20; Fax: (713) 621-7958; E-mail: email@example.com Website: http://www.iie.org/gilman.
Educational Information and Resources (ECA/A/S/A), Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau, U.S. Dept. of State, SA-44, 301 4th St. SW, Washington DC 20547, Attn: Coleen Gatehouse. Telephone: (202) 453-8887. Fax: (202) 453-8890.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Demonstrated financial need, intended participation in a credit-bearing study abroad program, plan for individual project upon return to the U.S.
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