- Scholarship Amount: $5,000
- Eligible Degree: Undergraduate
Established in 2020, the Gilman-FLAD Portugal Scholarship is a partnership between the Gilman Scholarship Program and Luso-American Development Foundation aimed towards promoting Portugal as a learning destination and enhancing cooperation between them and the United States. Interested applicants must be U.S. citizens, an undergraduate student in good academic standing, and a Pell Grant Recipient. They must also be participating in a program abroad, and must be applying for or have already been accepted to a credit-bearing study abroad or internship program in a country with an overall Travel Advisory of 1 or 2.
Successful candidates of this scholarship in Portugal will receive a total of $5,000, which they may use for tuition, travel, and housing expenses for up to one academic year in Portugal. They will also be given the opportunity to learn Portuguese for them to be able to immerse themselves better in the community.