Tag Archives: international students

Middlebury’s Schwarzman Scholars!

Congratulations to Middlebury’s newest Schwarzman Scholars, Abdijabar Mohamed ‘18.5 and Elsa Alvarado ’18! Elsa and Abdi will join the class of 2020 at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in August. This year, 147 scholars were selected from over 2,800 applicants. This fourth class of Schwarzman scholars comes from 38 countries and 119 […]

Watson Webinar on Wed 9/12 at 3pm EST!

The Watson foundation is holding a fall webinar for prospective applicants on Wednesday, September 12th, 3pm ET. This webinar would be great for students interested in learning more about the Watson and those applying for nomination this year. You can sign up for the webinar here: Sign up for the Watson Webinar on 9/12 From foster care to […]

Talk by Watson Fellow and Fulbrighter Barbara Ofosu-Somuah ’13 on Tuesday, March 20

Join Barbara Ofosu-Somuah ’13 for a talk about her Fulbright and Watson Fellowships on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 4:30pm in Axinn 229.  Barbara studied psychology, sociology and Italian at Middlebury. During her Watson year, she explored the role of hair in Black, Latina and multiracial cultures in several countries. For her Fulbright grant, she examined […]

Rhodes Scholarship Updates for 2018 Competition

There are a few significant updates to share about Rhodes Scholarships for 2018: DACA students in the US are now eligible for US Rhodes Scholarships Newly expanded scholarships exists for citizens from Singapore and East African countries Two new Global Rhodes Scholarships have been added for citizens not from existing Rhodes jurisdictions See http://www.rhodesscholar.org/applying-for-the-scholarship/  for more […]

Obama Foundation Fellowship–Looking for Civic Innovators! Deadline 10/6/17

The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more – who are altering the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to work together in new and meaningful ways, Obama Foundation Fellows will model how any individual can become an active citizen […]

Naina Qayyam ’15 Middlebury’s First Schwarzman Scholar! #SchwarzmanScholars

Naina Qayyam ’15 was recently named one of 129 new Schwarzman Scholars! The second class of Schwarzman Scholars is composed of students from 30 countries and 75 universities with 45% from the United States, 20% from China, and 35% from the rest of the world. Schwarzman Scholars is quickly becoming the premier training ground for future […]

Watson Webinar on 9/9 and Internal Deadline on 9/13

For those applying for Watson, nomination, the Watson Foundation is running a webinar on Friday, Sept. 9 from 3pm-4pm EST. You can get more info and register through this link. Below the video there is a sign up for the Watson Informational Webinar. Reminder: the internal deadline for nomination applications is Tuesday, Sept. 13 at noon. No late applications […]