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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. For a full list, see the Fellowships Listing. For additional opportunities, see Direct Apply Fellowships.

Spring 2024 Fellowship Updates

UK/Irish Fellowships: Nomination applications for Fall 2024 UK/Irish fellowships deadline is April 4, 2024. Middlebury is eligible for the Keasbey Scholarship in Fall 2024, so there is an additional opportunity for members of the Class of 2024.5 and 2025. See go/uk-irish for more information about applying for nomination and fellowships that require nomination from Middlebury.  

Fulbright and Watson fellowships: we encourage students to start this process in Spring 2024. See specific fellowship pages for application instructions.



See Fellowships Deadlines Calendar


See Fellowships Events Calendar

Fellowship information sessions are held on campus during the academic year. Past sessions and conversations with recipients and foundation directors are available. Watch Videos


See the Fellowships Blog

Follow the Fellowships blog to stay up-to-date with important reminders, opportunities and announcements.

  • NSF GRFP Winners and Honorable Mentions from Middlebury!

    | by Lisa Gates

    We are excited that Seven from Middlebury receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships and another six received honorable mention! Congratulations to all! The NSF GRFP supports master’s and doctoral studies in STEM and broaden participation of the full spectrum of diverse talents. The five-year fellowship provides three years of financial support inclusive of an […]

  • Truman and Marshall Scholarship Information Session on April 17(noon ET); sign up below!

    | by Lisa Gates

    Here’s a new online information session organized by the Truman and Marshall Scholarship foundations: Post-Graduate National Scholarship Opportunities – Information Session for Prospective Candidates Date: 17th April 2024 Time: 12pm-1pm ET Panel: Josh Stanton (Head of Strategic Communications and Public Diplomacy – British Embassy), Haley Addison (Manager – MACC), Megan Friddle (President – NAFA), Dr […]

  • Summer Fellowship with National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), Applications Due 3/17/24

    | by Lisa Gates

    The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)—a nonpartisan, independent Asia policy research institution located in both Seattle and Washington, D.C. is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Diversity Fellowship Program (UDFP), aimed at community college and undergrad students eager to dive into international affairs and Asia policy. The Undergraduate Diversity Fellowship at NBR Key Highlights: For […]

Contact Us

Lisa Gates, Associate Dean for Fellowships and Research
Office: Davis Family Library 212

Shannon Bohler, Student Program Coordinator
Office: Davis Family Library 225A (CTLR)


Schedule an appointment or find 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 tor fellowships with September/early October deadlines. 

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