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he Public Policy & International Affairs Program (PPIA) is now accepting applications for the 2016 PPIA Fellowship. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2015. About the PPIA Fellowship The PPIA Program prepares undergraduates to be competitive candidates for top degree programs in the fields of public policy, public administration or international affairs. Accepted students […]

A shout out to all those excellent Fulbright applicants who helped make Middlebury a top producer of Fulbrighters for 2014-15! We have 12 grantees this year, pursuing research or teaching English all over the globe–Columbia, Germany, Spain, Russia, Brazil, China, Jordan, India, Poland and Ecuador. Rising seniors and young alumni, now is an excellent time […]

Join me on those dates to learn more about fellowships for rising seniors and young alumni! Here’s the schedule: Overview of Fall Fellowships (British, Watson, Fulbright), Thursday, February 26, 6:30-7:30 pm in Hillcrest 103 Preparing a Nomination Application for the British Scholarships: Thursday, March 5, 6:30-7:30 pm in Hillcrest 103 Preparing Proposals for the Fulbright and Watson: Thursday, Thursday, March 12, […]

Available this year in Georgia, Indiana, and New Jersey, these Fellowships offer intensive master’s-level teacher preparation, including a year of classroom experience, for exceptionally qualified candidates with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) backgrounds. Eligible candidates may be graduating seniors, or they may be recent grads/alumni; they should have a commitment to teaching in the […]

This is a reminder that CLS Program’s third and final webinar will be held TODAY – Friday, October 17th at 3pm EST.  This webinar will provide information about the CLS Program, offer tips for a successful application and give ample time for Q&A. This webinar will focus heavily on application tips and will go into this topic […]

If you’re thinking about applying for a Fulbright, here are some important dates/deadlines and information: Fulbright Info Session for Applicants: Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 4:30pm, Hillcrest 103 To apply: Complete the online application through the Fulbright website: . You are responsible for obtaining and uploading all required materials. For your Middlebury transcript, if you […]

Program Update from Fulbright: The Turkish Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce two awards in honor of the Commission’s 65th anniversary. These two Fulbright awards – one at the Master’s level, one at the Ph.D. – are open to students who wish to pursue a degree program at a Turkish university. More information on the […]

Day 5, traveled to Wales to visit Cardiff University. Like Ireland, the country is bilingual, and signs everywhere are written in both Welsh and English. I have always considered myself  pretty good with languages. However, we did have a Welsh lesson, and I can say with certainty, this is one language that I would have […]

Continuing the theme of historic things, among the delightful historical objects at the University of Bristol was the first-known portrait with a cricket paddle (18c) and the DNA model used by Watson and Crick (on view in an undergraduate lab room).  Bristol is a comprehensive university in a medium-sized city. With aerospace technology nearby, there’s […]

Ah, Oxford

July 8, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Day 3. I always find it fascinating to walk around old cities. Living in the US, anything of the eighteenth-century vintage is noteworthy, but looking at a twelfth-century building? That is really something. And that history is part of the delight of Oxford. and then there are all those famous Oxonians: Erasmus, John Donne, Sir […]

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