Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Financial Aid

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.

Scholarship Opportunities

Merit or Need-based Scholarships

Both U.S. and international students are eligible for our merit or need-based scholarships for our master's degree programs. To apply, submit your online application for admission by the next priority deadline.

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.

$10,000 Legacy Scholarships

We offer guaranteed $10,000 Legacy Scholarships to extended family members of all Middlebury degree alumni for our graduate programs.

Partner or Affiliation Scholarships

If you're a member or alumnus/a of one of our partner organizations, such as Fulbright, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, WorldTeach, and more, you may receive a guaranteed scholarship award. 

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.