Betty & David Jones Language Scholarships

Want to learn a new language? Or improve your language skills before beginning your master's degree program?

Summer Language Scholarships: June to August, 2014 at the Monterey Institute


These scholarships offer you the opportunity to take advantage of the combined language and international study resources of the Monterey Institute and Middlebury Language Schools. To qualify for the scholarship, you must be admitted to a degree program for Fall Semester 2014 at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

With this offer of combined study, we seek individuals committed to rigorous language study, master’s-degree training and professional skill development to address global issues of development, fair trade, international commerce, environmental preservation, nuclear nonproliferation and other critical issues of our time. Betty and David Jones Language Scholarship recipients will be chosen on the basis of academic credentials, experience and commitment to building a more peaceful world.

Through this offer, two types of awards will be made:

Languages of Study

  • Arabic – Beginning or intermediate
  • Chinese (Mandarin) – Intermediate
  • English – English Preparation for Graduate Studies
  • French – Intermediate
  • Japanese – Intermediate
  • Russian – Intermediate
  • Spanish – Beginning or intermediate

Eligible Degree Programs at the Monterey Institute

We offer summer language scholarships for students admitted to one of the following master’s programs for Fall Semester 2014:


By Fall Semester 2014, you must demonstrate that you meet the language proficiency requirements for your degree program at the Monterey Institute. Review your program's language requirements to see if you could benefit from this scholarship opportunity for summer language study.

One summer of intensive language training is equivalent to one year of college language study for Spanish and French and at least one semester of college language study for Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Russian. Students who successfully complete their summer language studies could meet the Monterey Institute's entry requirements. Please note that before they enroll in our language program at the graduate school, students must pass a placement test indicating they are ready to begin their studies at the appropriate level.

Application Process and Deadline

To apply for the Jones Language Scholarship, submit the following items:

  1. Complete your online application for the Jones Language Scholarship by February 1, 2014.
  2. Submit your complete application to a Monterey Institute degree program. All application materials must be received (not postmarked) by February 1, 2014.