Congratulations to Middlebury’s newest Schwarzman Scholars, Abdijabar Mohamed ‘18.5 and Elsa Alvarado ’18! Elsa and Abdi will join the class of 2020 at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in August. This year, 147 scholars were selected from over 2,800 applicants. This fourth class of Schwarzman scholars comes from 38 countries and 119 […]

The Watson foundation is holding a fall webinar for prospective applicants on Wednesday, September 12th, 3pm ET. This webinar would be great for students interested in learning more about the Watson and those applying for nomination this year. You can sign up for the webinar here: Sign up for the Watson Webinar on 9/12 From foster care to […]

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 […]

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 http://www.rhodesscholar.org/applying-for-the-scholarship/  for more […]

The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more – who are altering the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to work together in new and meaningful ways, Obama Foundation Fellows will model how any individual can become an active citizen […]

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