Congratulations to the seniors and alumni who received a Fulbright grant! A total of 15 seniors and young alumni who applied through Middlebury received a Fulbright Research/Study or English Teaching Assistantship grant. This is a new record for Midd! Next year, Middlebury alumni will be scattered across the globe, from India to Senegal, Georgia to North Macedonia, Spain to Peru. Read about our Fulbright winners here: http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2019-news/node/619206 Congratulations all!

Congratulations to Middlebury’s newest Goldwater Scholars, Stephanie Jordan and Teal Witter! Stephanie and Teal were selected from a national pool of 1223 natural science, engineering and mathematics students nominated by 443 colleges and universities.┬áThe Barry Goldwater Scholarship provides scholarships up to $7,500 to support undergraduates pursuing careers in math, natural sciences, and engineering. Read more about Teal and Stephanie (and about swarm robotic programming and quantum algorithms) in the newsroom: http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2019-news/node/619221 .

Congratulations to Oscar Psychas ’21, Middlebury’s newest Udall Scholar! Oscar was one of 55 sophomores and juniors selected nationwide for his outstanding work on environmental issues and advocacy.

Read more about Oscar and the Udall Scholarship here: https://udall.gov/OurPrograms/Scholarship/MeetScholars.aspx?webid=5703 and http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2019-news/node/619278

You can read more about one of Oscar’s projects, WildMidd, in the newsroom: http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2019-news/node/618477 Way to go, Oscar!

Potential Watson candidates may want to attend the Spring informational webinar on Tuesday, May 7 at 3pm EST. The webinar is open to all! You can sign up through this link . Please note that the webinar will be recorded and available to play for anyone who is not able to attend the webinar.

And if you missed Middlebury’s April 15 “preliminary application” deadline, no worries–you can still submit it after that date. See go/watson for instructions on how to apply for nomination from Middlebury.


Charlotte Massey ’19 and Fiona Sullivan ’19 will travel the world as members of the 51st cohort of Thomas J. Watson Fellows. Read more about their projects in the newsroom: http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2019-news/node/616499

Congratulations to Fiona and Charlotte!

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