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CTLR’s professional staff and peer tutors partner with students to help enrich your academic experience at Middlebury. There is no charge for our services.

Contacting CTLR

CTLR members and services are currently all remote. To communicate with the center please see our online information, email ctlr@middlebury.edu or call 802-443-3131 and leave a message.

To schedule an individual appointment with a professional tutor or peer tutor, see go/appt.

Center Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m.

Peer and professional tutoring is available when fall and spring classes are in session. During the winter term, professional tutors have limited hours and peer tutoring is not available.

Break Information

  • The CTLR may be open but faculty and staff have limited availability during school breaks. Please confirm your meetings.
  • Peer tutoring only occurs on nights before classes occur and may be limited adjacent to breaks due to tutor availability.

Student Events

  • Yenching Scholarship for Grad School in China Fellowships Info Session (11/2)

    Date: Monday, November 2, 2020
    Time: 8:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Online
    Learn about the Yenching Scholars Program at this Fellowships info session! Join Dr. Brent Haas, Director of Admissions, and Yenching Scholar Yuan Zeng Ashley Tan (MIIS ’18, LS’19) to learn more about the interdisciplinary Master's program in China Studies at the Yenching Academy of Peking University. This specially designed, English-taught degree program aims to push the study of China beyond the boundaries of traditionally defined Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines. All Yenching Scholars receive a full fellowship that covers tuition, one round-trip journey to Beijing, basic insurance, and living costs. Each year the Yenching Academy admits 120 scholars from 40+ countries and regions. In addition to coursework, scholars participate in field studies and self-designed research trips, taking advantage of opportunities to customize and maximize their experiences in Beijing, and within China’s leading university. See more information at https://yenchingacademy.pku.edu.cn The Zoom link to participate will be sent in the registration confirmation and the email reminder two hours prior to the event. This session will also be recorded.

  • UK Graduate Study and Fellowships Info Session with Marshall Scholar Hasher Nisar '16.5 (11/12)

    Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020
    Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location: Online
    Join Dean Lisa Gates and Marshall Scholar Hasher Nisar ’16.5 to learn more about graduate study in the UK and application processes for the Marshall, Rhodes, Mitchell, Fulbright UK, Churchill and Gates Cambridge Scholarships. Hasher Nisar will share his experiences as a Marshall Scholar at Oxford, where he completed a degree in Islamic Studies and History. Hasher was a Political Science major and Religion minor at Middlebury. He is also a Truman Scholar and Senior Fellow for Humanity in Action. Learn about how to research graduate programs across disciplines, understand the fellowship application processes and timeframes, including institutional nomination. This session is useful for students contemplating Fall ’21 applications and those just exploring!

Student Deadlines

  • Fellowships Nomination Deadlines: Beinecke, Goldwater, Truman (11/10)

    Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
    Time: All Day Event
    CTLR's Fellowships internal deadline for the following competitions is November 10, 2020.   For Juniors (graduating Feb or May 2022) Beinecke Scholarship: Funding for graduate study in humanities and social sciences. Juniors only. Must have 3.7+ GPA, documented financial need, US citizen or US national. Nomination applications due Nov 10; see go/beinecke. Goldwater Scholarship: Tuition award, STEM students planning research careers. Sophomores and juniors eligible. Must have 3.7+ GPA, US citizen or US national. Nomination applications due Nov 10; see go/goldwater. Truman Scholarship: Funding for public service-related graduate degree. Juniors only. Strong GPA, US citizen, record of leadership and public service. Nomination applications due Nov 10; see go/truman. Email fellowships@middlebury.edu with questions.

  • Undergraduate Research Academic Travel Funding Rolling Deadline

    Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
    Time: All Day Event
    The Undergraduate Research Academic Travel Funding is still accepting applications for academic year 2020-21. Due to COVID-10 funding cannot be used for travel but instead for virtual conferences. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for up to $1,000 for conference presentation and $350 for conference attendance. See more information and a link to the online application on CTLR's Undergraduate Research website.

  • Undergraduate Research SRPS Funding Winter Deadline (1/22)

    Date: Friday, January 22, 2021
    Time: All Day Event
    Undergraduate Research's Senior Research Project Supplement (SRPS) funding supports senior work in 500 and 700 level courses. For academic year 2020-21, applications for up to $1,200 will be accepted on 10/1, 1/22, and 4/15. Applications for $350 and under are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Students need to have senior status during the project dates to be eligible. See more information and a link to the application on the CTLR's Undergraduate Research website.

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research
Davis Family Library, Suite 225
Middlebury, VT 05753

ctlr@middlebury.edu
(802) 443-3131