The Middlebury Institute offers a variety of generous scholarships toward our master’s programs for both U.S. and international students.
Middlebury Institute Scholarships
We offer merit and need-based scholarships. To apply, submit your application for admission by the next deadline and upload personal scholarship statements as part of your online application.
Conflict Transformation Graduate Fellows
Funded by the Kathryn Wasserman Davis Collaborative in Conflict Transformation, this select group of Middlebury Institute students receive up to $10,000 annual scholarship and focus on the ways that conflict transformation manifests in diverse contexts around the globe. These fellowships and related benefits are available to both in-person and online degree-seeking students. Learn more.
Alumni and members of our partner organizations and schools receive application fee waivers and, in many cases, guaranteed scholarships for our master’s programs. Your experience is valuable to our diverse community, and we look forward to having you join us.
Summer Language Scholarships
Do you need to boost your language skills or learn a new language before starting your master’s degree program? Admitted students may qualify for a summer language scholarship at the world-renowned Middlebury Language Schools.
Students admitted to our MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies are guaranteed a full scholarship (covering tuition, housing, and food) for a summer language program.
Middlebury Affiliation Scholarships
Middlebury offers guaranteed $10,000 Affiliation Scholarships to degree holders of any Middlebury school and their extended family members for our master’s programs.
You may also receive need-based and/or merit scholarship awards in addition to these affiliation scholarships.
Many organizations offer funding for graduate school and this list of resources has been helpful to students in the past. Please note that we do not work directly with these organizations and cannot guarantee their services. We encourage you to look for other resources as well.
The U.S. Department of State has awarded one current Middlebury Institute student and two recent graduates Critical Language Scholarships for the study of languages considered vital to national security and economic prosperity.
The Institute has established a new scholarship fund in honor of Professor Edgard Coly to support African students and students planning to pursue careers in Africa. Professor Coly, who passed away in March, was from Senegal and taught courses in French language and African issues for nearly 20 years at MIIS.