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Beinecke Scholarship Program                  Open to Juniors               Middlebury Deadline: Friday, January 11, 2013 The Beinecke Scholarship provides substantial scholarships for graduate study for students of exceptional promise.  The program seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities available to them and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of […]

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is pleased to announce the launching of the Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award to help cultivate the next generation of great artists and writers.  This award, worth up to $50,000 per year, will recognize and reward the most promising up-and-coming artists and writers from lower-income backgrounds. The Graduate Arts […]

Fulbright Canada is proud to inform you that the 2013-2014 competition for the Killam Fellowships Program for undergraduate students is now open! The Killam Fellowships Program is an opportunity for Americans to spend either one semester or a full academic year studying at a university in Canada. The award carries a value of US$5,000 per […]

Middlebury students are invited to take part in the student competition Challenge your Perspectives. It is an opportunity to compete for a full tuition waiver for a Master’s program at a prestigious Swedish university, worth 98,000US. The competition Challenge Your Perspectives is your chance to show your skills within a number of areas that distinguish Sweden. Apply today […]

Below are several more scholarship opportunities for work in the Middle East, the Arts, and/or Activism that have come across our desks at the Center for Education in Action these last few days.  Feel free to get in touch with a fellowships advisor for help in putting together an application.  Any questions about the scholarships […]

The James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund is offering its scholarship again this year.  It is an essay contest open to all college students.  The essay subject concerns cancer and the scholarships are $5,000 for first place, $2,000 for second place, and $1,000 for third place.  Students can receive more information and request an application […]

The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress invites one Middlebury College to serve as a member of the 2012-13 class of Presidential Fellows.  The Center’s Presidential Fellows come to Washington DC to learn about leadership and governance, share research and scholarship, and develop as future leaders in public service.  Up to 75 […]

Rising seniors interested in conducting research or teaching English abroad post-graduation? The US Student Fulbright competition for 2012-13 is now open and the application now available on line.  Instructions and more can be found at: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/applynow.html. Research applications require a proposal and personal statement, in addition to a letter of affiliation from a university or […]

Attention:  Students planning to apply for a Fulbright Scholarship grant next fall!  Check out this MiddBlog post by Olivia Noble.  She interviewed three recently-notified Middlebury Fulbright winners, who share what they learned about  pulling together a successful proposal.   http://midd-blog.com/2011/05/02/the-fulbright-grant-program/ Note the early deadlines for 2011-12, so heed their advice to START EARLY.  Come see […]

For those juniors (or aspiring sophomores) interested in pursuing a British Scholarship, you may want to check out these two links to help you narrow your search for the right UK institution that best matches your interests and needs: The Complete University Guide provides institutional profiles, as well as Tables and Rankings that sort and […]

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