The Middlebury Institute offers Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellows a guaranteed scholarship, when combined with your Payne Fellowship tuition assistance, to cover 100 percent of your on-site tuition.

We’ve partnered with Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship program (Payne) to provide guaranteed scholarships to Payne Fellows. We recognize Payne Fellows and their commitment to working on the front lines of some of the most pressing global challenges of our times and see them as a valuable part of our campus community and global alumni network. The intent of the Middlebury Institute Payne Fellows Scholarship is to offer scholarship funds to make up the difference between what the Payne Fellowship covers and our tuition. Because each student’s funding situation is unique, we will work with you individually on your scholarship to the Middlebury Institute to ensure your tuition is fully funded.*

*Students will be responsible for any non-tuition fees, such as the student activity fee, required for enrollment.

How to Apply

Next Steps

Prospective students

Partner representatives

  • Contact Senior Director of Institutional Partnerships Jill Stoffers.


Learn more about the Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program