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The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program will be hosting 3 webinars this fall. Each webinar will give an overview of the CLS Program but also dive into a specific topic related to the program. CLS is a program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and it is part of […]

Join Susan Sharp from the Boren Scholarship program for lunch in the LaForce Seminar Room and learn about this scholarship! Boren Scholarships and Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Sophomores […]

Fulbright application are due this Friday, Sept. 26 at noon EST. Applications should include all required materials and polished statements. If you have an issue with a letter (affiliation/recommendation), please be in touch with Lisa Gates–but still submit your application by the deadline. To submit, you will need to click the “submit” button. When you […]

Yes, the deadline for applying for nomination for the Watson is almost upon us! Please note, late applications will not be accepted. So if you would like to be considered for nomination, email the following materials as a single PDF file to fellowships@middlebury.edu by the deadline: Watson Cover Page A proposal explaining what you want […]

For all of you thinking about the Watson–read on: Watson Information Session: Wednesday, Sept 10 at 7:30 pm in Hillcrest 103 Watson Fellow Barbara Ofosu-Somuah ’13 will talk about her Watson Year, Tuesday, Sept 16, 4:30 pm in Hillcrest 103 AND be available for informal conversation with applicants and interested students in the CTLR 8-10 […]

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: http://www.us.fulbrightonline.org/applicants/getting-started . 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 […]

The first group of grant recipients were recently announced: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/07/09/first-5-fulbright-national-geographic-digital-storytelling-fellows-named/ . For those of you thinking about the Nat Geo Fulbright, in addition to the very helpful info and instructions on the Fulbright website, make sure you address the following in your project proposal: Feasibility of your project in each country proposed.  How will this work […]

Day 2–a short drive out of London to Royal Holloway, also part of the University of London system, although not located in London. The most immediately arresting feature of the campus is  this building: In a word, Hogwarts. But really, the Founder’s Building above was inspired by the Vassar campus–and Royal Holloway was initially established […]

The UK higher education system offers degrees that sound similar to those in the US, but there are some important differences. The undergraduate BA in the UK is typically a three-year degree, focused on a particular subject area and lacking the general education component of our degree requirements. Scottish universities do have a four-year undergraduate […]

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