Here’s another relatively new opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree in China: http://yenchingacademy.org/  . Based at Peking University, the program is open to students of all citizenships, and does not require previous study of Mandarin. The online application opens on 9/1/2015; the deadline for submission of materials is 1/31/2016. If you are interested in applying for this […]

Upcoming Fulbright Webinars *Newly added* *Thursday, July 30: Study/Research (including Arts) General Q&A* Tuesday, August 4: Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship, Introduction & Application Overview *Thursday, August 6: English Teaching Assistant General Q&A* Thursday, August 13: Polishing & Finalizing Your Application For a full list of upcoming webinars, please visit the Information Sessions section on the Fulbright website. Past webinars are […]

For students thinking about degree options through a Rhodes scholarship, the foundation continues to support second BA programs. This used to be a more common degree choice, and the foundation still feels it is an excellent choice, worthy of consideration. In choosing the second BA, students experience Oxford’s tutorial system–one of the institutions great strengths. […]

This is a frequent question from Fulbright applicants: what should a letter of affiliation say? Here are some guidelines: 1. Review the country-specific information about affiliations. A majority of Fulbrighters will affiliate with universities, although in some countries it is possible to affiliate with other types of organizations, such as research institutes or government ministries. […]

For those who applied for British scholarship nomination in the spring and are interested in being nominated for the Keasbey Scholarship, information and materials for 2015 are now available at go/keasbey . Questions? Ask fellowships@middlebury.edu .

New changes for Indian and Chinese citizens studying in the US from the Rhodes foundation: From this application cycle, Indian and Chinese citizens studying in the US may apply for the Indian and Chinese Rhodes Scholarships, respectively. Rhodes Scholarship for India Citizens of India, who hold an Indian passport, or equivalent proof of citizenship, who […]

If you’re interested in applying for Watson Fellowship nomination in the fall and we haven’t yet talked, now is a great time to connect!  I am around for much of the summer, but will be traveling too—so my ability to respond to you may be faster or slower depending on when you contact me. You […]

For those thinking about applying for a Fulbright grant in the fall, here are some notes and suggestions to get you started: If you haven’t yet sent me a preliminary application, we should talk! I am around for much of the summer, but will be traveling too—so my ability to respond to you may be […]

In case you were missed the recent info session about the new Schwarzman Scholarship, here’s the video of the presentation! This is a new masters degree and leadership program, open to seniors and young alumni. See http://schwarzmanscholars.org/  for more information and to apply.

Rod Abhari, Zeke Caceres, Joe Flaherty, Forest Jarvis Priscilla Odinmah–all Class of 2015–and Molly O’Keefe ‘12.5 and Sarah Pollnow ’14 are Middlebury’s newest Fulbright recipients! Read about their plans next year at http://www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/node/494648 .  

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