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Nationally competitive fellowships provide undergraduates and young alumni with funding for graduate education, postgraduate research, and self-designed projects, or funds for undergraduate support and summer enrichment.

Fellowship Events

See Fellowships Event Calendar

Info sessions often feature foundations representatives and fellowships recipients. Along with partner schools (Amherst, Bowdoin, and Williams), Middlebury has recordings available. See the fellowships list for an overview of each opportunity.

  • Late Fall Fellowship Opportunities (10/3)

    Date: Monday, October 3, 2022
    Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Location: Davis Family Library 201 (Wilson Lecture Hall)
    Learn about fellowships with late fall and winter deadlines: Beinecke, David Weill, Goldwater, St. Andrews, Truman, Udall and CLS. These include awards for graduate study, summer study, and undergraduate study in various fields. The session led by Dean Lisa Gates will provide a quick overview of the fellowships and nomination process. Opportunities are for all class years. US citizenship or US national is required for these fellowship opportunities. See more information and a list of fellowships at Registration is appreciated but not required. A reminder email will be sent two hours prior to the event.  

Fellowship Deadlines

See Fellowships Deadline Calendar
  • Beinecke, Goldwater and Truman Scholarships Nomination Application Deadline (11/10)

    Date: Thursday, November 10, 2022
    Time: All Day Event
    Nomination applications for the following scholarships are due November 10. Beinecke: Juniors intending to enroll in graduate study in the arts, humanities or social sciences with a demonstrated financial aid need may apply for a Beinecke scholarship for $34,000. Middlebury can nominate up to one student. The selected nominee will work with the Fellowships advisor to complete the final Beinecke application due in February. See additional eligibilty and details at Goldwater: Sophomores and Juniors interested in studying mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering may apply for a Goldwater scholarship for up to $15,000. Middlebury can nominate up to four students. The selected nominees will work with the Fellowships advisor to complete the final Goldwater application due in January. See additional eligibilty and details at Truman: Juniors intending to enroll in a graduate program leading to a career in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in public service can apply for a Truman scholarship for $30,000. Middlebury can nominate up to four students. Selected nominees will work with a Fellowships advisor to complete the final Truman application due in February. See additional eligibility and details at


To schedule an appointment with Dean Gates or find out about upcoming events, use the CTRL online scheduler. Appointments can be by phone or Zoom. Open appointments are available during the semesters, J-term and summer months. 

If you have a time-sensitive matter, email to schedule an appointment.

Note: During September, Dean Gates works primarily with candidates applying to fellowships with September/early October deadlines. 

UK Grad Study and Fellowships Info Session

Past information sessions are available to watch. Including a UK graduate study and fellowships info session with Dean Gates and Marshall Scholar Hasher Nisar ‘16.5.


See the Fellowships Blog

Follow the Fellowships blog to stay up-to-date with important reminders, opportunities and announcements. Also, check the complete list of fellowships.

  • Luce Scholarship Competition Open; Deadline Oct 1

    | by Lisa Gates

    The application for the 2023-2024 Luce Scholars competition is officially open!  The Luce Scholars Program offers early career leaders immersive, professional experiences in Asia. The Program aims to forge stronger, more informed, more compassionate relationships across geographic borders by creating opportunities for young Americans across diverse sectors and interests to deepen their ties and understanding […]

Fellowships Updates

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