Fellowships can provide fantastic career development and a chance to take student learning outside the classroom.
Recent Fellowship Success Stories
Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet and Congressman Sam Farr joined Middlebury Institute students, faculty, staff and alumni at a September 19 breakfast celebrating the two institutions’ long history of shared values.
The new class of Middlebury Institute Dean’s Fellows includes students from around the world who are passionate about the environment, education, security, intercultural communication and social change, reflecting a commitment to the mission of the Institute.
Middlebury Institute alumna Molly McKeon will study the links between microfinance and entrepreneurship in Mongolia as the inaugural research fellow with the Institute’s Center for Social Impact Learning.
Major fellowships and scholarships awarded to Middlebury Institute students this year include Fulbright, Boren, California Sea Grants and U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships.
This summer three Middlebury Institute Research Fellows will study the risk copper mines pose to river basins in four countries, Australia, Peru, Chile and Zambia, under the guidance of professor and principal investigator Lyuba Zarsky.
Student Fellowship Opportunities
Our students are very successful in obtaining prestigious fellowships. A list of the most relevant fellowships can be found here. Students and alumni will find a wealth of additional fellowship opportunities in the Jobs database on Zócalo.
The Institute’s Faculty Senate has established a Fellowships Committee to promote fellowships in our community, serve as mentors to students during the application process, and take part in fellowship-related activities on campus. Current committee members include:
Arabic language, Arab culture and media, linguistics, second language acquisition, language culture and identity.
Applied Linguistics, Ethnography, Heritage & Endangered Languages, Institutional Discourse Analysis, Interviews, Language Socialization, Linguistic Anthropology, Narrative, Service-Learning, Sociology, Student & Teacher Identities, Teacher Education, Teaching Methodologies, Teaching Writing
Pedagogy of language acquisition, integration of technology and cultural studies into the language curriculum, conflict and peace in the MENA (Middle East-North Africa) region, the history of colonialism and its aftermath in North Africa, socio-political and economic roots of popular uprisings in the Arab world, and political Islam
Causes, consequences, and amelioration of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons proliferation.
Cognitive linguistics, Chinese cognitive linguistics, Chinese as a heritage language, Chinese and Taiwanese popular culture, linguistic anthropology, and interactive blogging