COVID-19: Essential Information

BOLD Selection

If you are interested in applying for the BOLD Scholarship, please do so by 12 noon on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.  There will be a BOLD information session on Wednesday, April 15 at 4pm EST via Zoom (email for more information).

A complete application consists of this form and a copy of your unofficial transcript and a photo sent to  The criteria candidates must meet to be considered for the BOLD scholarship are:

  • Junior standing (as of Fall 2020); Class of 2022 or 2022.5
  • Students who identify as women
  • Full-time enrollment
  • Good academic standing
  • Exceptional leadership ability
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in groups
  • BOLD Scholars are required to reside on campus for the duration of the official programming (Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022); students planning to study abroad in Fall 2020 may apply.  BOLD Scholars may participate in unofficial programming in the first semester.

From the pool of all applicants, finalists will be invited for individual half-hour interviews via Zoom on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 sometime 3-6pm.  The Middlebury cohort of 7 women will be selected by early summer 2020.  Students will be selected on the basis of financial need, merit, and leadership potential, with an eye toward the creation of a diverse cohort.