To help fund student research in American Studies or Japanese Studies at Middlebury College. Funding up to $1,000 may be requested. The maximum amount of support available to a single student is $1,000 per academic year.

Deadline: 30 days prior if traveling, otherwise it is a rolling deadline. We do not fund expenses that are incurred prior to funding approval. Please be in touch with questions.


Use the online application. Please note applications are not considered until a faculty statement of support is received. 

URO Budget Template


If the proposal is approved, you will receive an email notification to accept your funding. Additional steps such as accessing you funding will be made available in your application portal.


Please note that no reimbursements can be approved without proper documentation, such as receipts. Some expenses may be charged directly, otherwise students must submit receipts for reimbursement.

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