The China Educational Association of International Exchange (CEAIE) program will be a chance for experienced teachers to live and work in China for twelve months. The aim of the program is to promote language exchange and mutual understanding among young people at home and abroad, and to improve foreign language education in Chinese schools. 

Program Benefits:

  • TEFL Certification
  • Round-trip flight from U.S. to China
  • Free housing
  • International Experience


Deadline:  May 7th, 2018

Intercollegiate Symposium at Norwich University



Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences 2018 Intercollegiate Student Symposium



The VAAS Intercollegiate Student Symposium is a forum for College and University students in Vermont to present original work in the Arts or Sciences.

SUBMISSIONS must be accompanied by a faculty recommendation acknowledging the outstanding nature of the work; must be in final format (no rough drafts); and include a cover letter indicating audiovisual requirements, as well as a phone number and e-mail address where you may be reached. For science presentations a detailed abstract is acceptable. Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes and may include class essays, creative writing, research projects, artwork, musical compositions, and/or multimedia presentations. If your work is accepted you will receive an invitation to participate, and will be expected to be present for the entire program (9:00-12:00) on April 21 to provide an oral presentation and to support other students. Free lunches will be provided.

WRITTEN WORK (including science abstracts): Send a double-spaced document in any common format (i.e., Word, PDF, Google Doc) via email.

ARTWORK: Send photographs via email with descriptions of the medium for up to three (3) works. The actual work must be displayed at the conference.

MUSIC: Send a score and a CD performance of the work via email. Use of Piano may be requested in advance.

THEATER: Send a YouTube or Vimeo link of a short scene of the performance that might be enacted at the conference.

MULTIMEDIA WORKS: Send a copy of your work via email. Include a text description of the nature of your presentation.

Submissions must be received by April 7, 2018.

All Materials should be sent to:

 Matthew Thomas, Psychology Department, Norwich University, Northfield, VT 05663

Symposium events are free and open to the public, family, friends and professors.

Congratulations to Elizabeth, Leo, and Tina!

March 21, 2018
From Middlebury Communications

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Three Middlebury College students have been named Thomas J. Watson Fellows and will embark on a year of travel study after graduation. The Watson Foundation recently announced its 50th class of fellows, who will receive $30,000 for 12 months of travel plus college loan assistance as needed.
read about their projects

From left: Elizabeth Zhou, Leo McElroy, and Tina Chen, all members of the Class of 2018, have been awarded Watson Fellowships for the coming year.

Join Barbara Ofosu-Somuah ’13 for a talk about her Fulbright and Watson Fellowships on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm in Axinn 229. 

Barbara studied psychology, sociology and Italian at Middlebury. During her Watson year, she explored the role of hair in Black, Latina and multiracial cultures in several countries. For her Fulbright grant, she examined diversity and inclusion efforts in Italian schools.

See for fellowship details and links to profiles of additional current and past recipients.

Eligibility: Fulbright requires US citizenship and is open to seniors and young alumni; Watson is open to all citizenship types, but you can only apply your senior/super-senior fall. 

If you’re considering applying to either of these in the fall, now is the time to think and to plan. Preliminary applications are due April 15 (but yes, you can still apply in the fall if you miss that date).

There are a few significant updates to share about Rhodes Scholarships for 2018:

  • DACA students in the US are now eligible for US Rhodes Scholarships
  • Newly expanded scholarships exists for citizens from Singapore and East African countries
  • Two new Global Rhodes Scholarships have been added for citizens not from existing Rhodes jurisdictions

See  for more information. The US Rhodes requires institutional nomination; others may as well. Applications (from young alumni and current seniors) for nomination by Middlebury College for the Fall 2018 application cycle are due April 6, 2018 at 5pm. See for more information. Questions? Contact .

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