Senior Will DiGravio has received a Keasbey Scholarship to support his master’s program at the University of Cambridge. Congratulations, Will! Read more about Will and the Keasbey Scholarship in the newsroom.

Once again, Middlebury is a top producer of student Fulbright grant recipients! And for those interested in the 2019-20 competition, now is the time to start thinking about application ideas! See more information about info sessions and internal deadlines at go/fellowships. Alumni and current seniors are able to apply!

IIE is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the CEAIE Teach in China Program.  Teach in China is looking for recent graduates or alumni with an interest in teaching, education and/or China for 12-month teaching placements in China.  More than 100 placements are anticipated to be offered.  Successful grantees will be placed at a Chinese school, from elementary to the university level, in locations across China.  Benefits for those selected for the program include:

Flights: Roundtrip international airfare

Local transportation: Airport pick-up in Beijing; the first train ticket from Beijing to program school

Monthly salary: comparable to Chinese teachers’ salaries

Visa: work visa, the visa fee incurred overseas will be reimbursed up to 2,000RMB; the visa fees incurred in China will be covered by the program school

Insurance: Comprehensive Medical Insurance for Foreigner and Countryman from Hong Kong and Macao no less than 2,000 RMB

Housing: Free accommodation, including private bedroom, living room (shared), kitchen (independent or shared; if no kitchen, then access to canteen), furniture, television, water heater, refrigerator, washing machine, air conditioning and internet connection.

TESOL Certification:  Those without TEFL/TESOL certification will be required to go through a training leading to being certified TESOL/TEFL instructors.

The program is open to citizens of the US, Canada, the UK, New Zealand and Australia between the ages of 20 and 55.  Chinese work permit policy requires that these teachers be native speakers of English.  Applicants should have obtained a Bachelor’s degree by the time their program begins; applicants who have TESOL certification or 2 or more years of teaching experience are highly desired.

The opportunity will begin in August 2019 with a planned summer training camp.  The deadline to apply is February 28, 2019.


Summer Leadership Fellowship at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, May 25 – July 5, 2019. Applications due January 31, 2019!  The program is open to current college sophomores.

The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows Program is a highly selective summer institute offering unparalleled learning and networking opportunities at the home of America’s first president outside our nation’s capital. Students spend six-weeks living and learning at Mount Vernon and receive housing, meals, transportation support and a $3,000 stipend for participation. For more information, eligibility requirements and application instructions, see .

Students interested in the NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in Gaithersburg, MD and Denver, CO Labs should sign up for one of these webinars:

December 19, 2018 at 1:30 PM-2:30 PM (ET)

January 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (ET)

Program description: Over the course of 11 weeks, SURF students contribute to the ongoing research of one of the six NIST facilities which are the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL), Engineering Laboratory (EL), Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), Material Measurement Laboratory (MML), NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), and Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) (which now includes project in the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology). The SURF Program is administered at the Boulder, CO and Gaithersburg, MD locations. SURF students receive stipend, and housing and travel allotments (as needed). The NIST (SURF) program is for students majoring in science, mathematics and engineering.

Eligibility: The program is open to United States citizens or permanent residents. Students must be undergraduates at a U.S. university or college with a scientific major, have a G.P.A. of 3.0/4.0, and are considering pursuing a graduate degree (M.S. or Ph.D.). Students with physics, material science, chemistry, applied mathematics, computer science, or engineering majors are always encouraged to apply. There may be research opportunities for students with other majors.

2019 Application Process–NEW: The application process has changed for summer 2019. Students can now apply to the 2019 program  without the assistance of their universities. Check back later for the link to  the posting on USAJOBS (tentatively scheduled to open on December 15, 2018 ).

Questions? Contact Dean Lisa Gates at .

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