Tag Archives: Fellowships

Fully-funded PhD Programs for Study in UK and Australia

10 new generous, fully funded PhD Studentships for study in the UK and Australia The University of Exeter and the University of Queensland are proud to announce 10 new generous, fully funded PhD studentships that will allow successful students to graduate with a joint PhD from the two institutions. The University of Exeter and the […]

Upcoming Fulbright Deadlines and Application Tips

For those thinking about applying for a Fulbright grant in the fall, just a reminder about deadlines and things to be thinking about. Please read carefully as I attempt to address below some common questions I get from applicants and issues I see in reviewing materials. Upcoming Deadlines: August 15 “Intend to Apply” Deadline: Send a copy […]

New! Kanders Churchill Fellowship for Graduate Study of Science Policy

The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States is pleased to announce the launch of the Kanders Churchill Scholarship for the 2017 Churchill Scholarship competition, for attendance at Churchill College, University of Cambridge, in the 2018-19 academic year. The Churchill Scholarship dates to 1963 and was established at the request of Sir Winston Churchill to […]

Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program Deadline Sept. 21

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program is now accepting applications for the 2018 Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program at www.rangelprogram.org!  The fellowship funds graduate study (and more) for seniors and young alumni interested in pursuing careers in the foreign service. Candidates from minority groups underrepresented in the foreign service, women, and those with […]

German Chancellor Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

The 2017 German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders, sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is targeted at university graduates from Brazil, China, India, Russia and the USA, who have already acquired initial leadership experience and are interested in spending a year working on research-based, self-developed projects with a host of their choice in Germany, […]

College Sees Continued Growth in National Fellowships, Scholarships

Communications article dated June 12, 2017 MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Every year Middlebury students and young alumni receive a number of fellowships that send them across the globe, including Fulbright Grants, Marshall Scholarships, and Watson Fellowships. A fellowship is a highly competitive opportunity that can provide the recipient with funding for graduate education, postgraduate research, and […]

Fellowship Opportunity for Middlebury College Students with The Horizons School of Technology

The Horizons Fellowship

The Horizons School of Technology supports 55 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. Their tuition-free programs provide immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students. Students need not have a computer science background! Their curriculum, developed by ex-Salesforce and Optimizely engineers alongside PhD candidates in computer science, is designed to teach students how to build web, mobile, and desktop applications.

Horizons students have gone on to receive offers from firms such as Google, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, BCG, Visa, J.P. Morgan, and more

The Horizons Speaker Series brings in successful founders, investors, and technologists into the classroom. Students will hear from some of the industry’s foremost experts. They have had some amazing speakers like the founders of Zenefits, Coinbase, Digital Ocean, Andela, X.ai, Shapeways, and more.

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan and more. We’ve welcomed National Math Olympiad winners, USA Computing Olympiad participants, renowned college entrepreneurs, students with perfect SAT/ACT scores, talented designers, photographers, and more as part of our previous cohort.

Application Process/Criteria

  • Currently enrolled in (or recently graduated) an undergrad or graduate university program
  • Submission of resume and standardized test scores on www.joinhorizons.com
  • Series of fit and logic interviews
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.