Finance Your Education

Obtaining a graduate degree is a long-term personal investment. We're here to help you make your master's degree possible through scholarships and financial aid.

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Financing Your Education at the Middlebury Institute

Types of Scholarships & Grants

Merit Scholarships

Both U.S. and international students applying for our master's and bachelor's degree programs are eligible for our merit-based scholarships. Please submit your application for a degree program by the next priority scholarship deadline to automatically receive maximum scholarship consideration.

Summer Language Scholarships

Learn a new language or improve your language skills by receiving a language scholarship to our Summer Intensive Language Program or Middlebury Language Schools for summer 2016. The application for summer 2015 is now closed.

Scholarships through Partnerships

If you're a member or alumnus/a of one of our partner organizations, such as Fulbright, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, World Teach, and more, you may receive preferential consideration for merit scholarships.

Need-Based Grants

We also offer a limited number of need-based grants, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 per academic year, to both U.S. and international students.

Types of Financial Aid


You may apply for U.S. federal and/or private education loans to help pay your tuition and living expenses. International students are only eligible for private loans, with a U.S. co-signer, and may be able to receive education loans from their own countries.


Both U.S. and international students are eligible to apply for work-study positions. These student employment opportunities may help you pay your living expenses, such as rent, food or entertainment.

U.S. Veterans' Benefits

We offer up to 100% tuition coverage for 75 qualifying U.S. veterans through the Yellow Ribbon Program each year.

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Financial Aid

The 2015-16 FAFSA will be available as of January 1st, 2015. If you will need Federal Financial Aid for the Summer ‘15, Fall ‘15 or Spring ’16 semesters, we highly recommend completing the FAFSA form now, via The Middlebury Institute’s school code is 001241. Note that the priority deadline for the FAFSA is March 1st, 2015. Feel free to contact us with any […]