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.
The Middlebury Institute has established a new scholarship for alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI), and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) as part of our commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Honoring the decades long relationship with the Peace Corps, the Middlebury Institute is guaranteeing a $10,000 scholarship for all Returned Volunteers, including those whose service was interrupted by COVID 19.
Former Institute President, Dr. Robert Gard, and his wife, Dr. Janet Wall, have designated the proceeds from the sale of their $1.8 million Pebble Beach home to two scholarship endowments at the Institute.
The Carl Fehlandt Scholarship, named for a beloved longtime Institute professor who was also an alumnus, is now fully endowed and will provide scholarships for future translation and interpretation students in perpetuity.
One of the most successful years of fundraising in the Middlebury Institute’s 61-year history generated more than $4.2 million to support student scholarships, immersive learning opportunities, and other institutional priorities.