Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarships
These offer up to US $5,000 for semester or academic year programmes and are sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. They are administered by the .
The is open to all undergraduate students currently registered at an institution in the USA or Canada. To be eligible to apply you must have been offered a place as a study abroad student in a UK university which is a member of BUTEX, such as Royal Holloway. Each scholarship is worth £500 and will be paid to recipients once they have arrived and registered at Royal Holloway
Your home institution will be able to advise you on whether financial aid is available to help fund study abroad. You may be able to continue with your current funding programme while abroad, and some universities have dedicated bursary schemes to assist with additional expenses such as air travel or health insurance.
In addition to the tuition and accommodation fees, about £140 to £150 per week will cover meals, some local travel, study-related costs, entertainment and other personal items. However, this will vary from one student to another depending on lifestyle.
An approximate term-time weekly cost might be as follows:
Approximate weekly living costs
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|Food and Toiletries
||£40 - £50
|Travel (with 30 per cent discount)
|Books and equipment
|Entertainment & Sports
||£40 - £50
|Clothing and Personal items