Merit and Need-based Financial Aid

To be eligible for merit aid, you will need to complete your Middlebury School of the Environment application (online application, recommendation, transcript and fee) by January 15th.

To apply for need-based aid, you need to also submit your online financial aid application by March 1st.

Reminder: To be considered for financial aid, you must have submitted a complete application to the School of the Environment. Do not wait for an admissions decision to submit your financial aid application.


The Middlebury School of the Environment has partnered with Planet Forward to provide additional scholarships. Planet Forward is a project at the Center for Innovative Media at the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs that teaches, celebrates, and rewards environmental storytelling by college students.

Students interested in applying for Planet Forward Scholarships, should submit their complete application along with application question #4 by January 15th.

  • Application question:¬†Would you like to be considered for the Planet Forward scholarship? If yes, please describe how you currently use storytelling and media to help influence environmental change and move the planet forward, and how you might draw from your experience in China to continue this effort?

Dates & Fees

June 7 to July 19, 2019

Tuition, room, & two meals/day: $9,735

Out-of-Pocket Estimated Expenses

Airfare (from JFK*)$1,700
Additional Food$350
Books & Supplies$250

*Students purchase their own flights. They do not need to originate from nor pass through JFK, but JFK was used as an estimate.


June 7 to July 19, 2019