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Critical Language Scholarship alumni are guaranteed a $10,000 scholarship for a degree program at the Middlebury Institute.

Starting in the fall of 2018, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program, CLS alumni can apply for a guaranteed $10,000 scholarship for our graduate degrees at the Middlebury Institute.


CLS alumni qualify for the scholarship if you meet certain eligibility criteria:

  • You must meet the admissions requirements to your degree program of choice.

  • You must complete your CLS program by the time of enrollment, although you may be completing your program during the time of application.

How to Apply

To apply and receive preferential scholarship consideration:

  • Determine your degree program.

  • Submit your application by the next priority deadline.

  • Indicate your affiliation with CLS when prompted on the online application.

  • You can waive the application fee.

Contact Us

Prospective students

Speak with an enrollment advisor.

Partner representatives

Contact Senior Director of Institutional Partnerships Jill Stoffers.

Learn more about the Critical Language Scholarship Program.