Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey


We’re proud to offer a wide variety of competitive scholarships to our master’s programs for both U.S. and international students.

Middlebury Institute Scholarships

Both U.S. and international students are eligible for merit or need-based scholarships. To apply, submit your application for admission by the next deadline. You’ll upload a Personal Scholarship Statement as part of your online application.

Partner Scholarships

If you are an alumnus/a or member of one of our partner organizations or schools, you may receive a guaranteed scholarship as a part of our need-based and merit scholarship awards. Applicants who qualify for multiple partnership or affiliation scholarships will be awarded the largest single scholarship and will receive preferential consideration for additional funding.

Summer Language Scholarships

Do you need to boost your language skills or learn a new language in preparation for your master’s degree program? If you’re an admitted student, you may qualify for a summer language scholarship to attend one of our world-renowned Middlebury language programs.

Middlebury Legacy Scholarships

We offer guaranteed $10,000 Legacy Scholarships for alumni from any Middlebury school and their extended family members. You may also receive merit and/or need-based scholarship awards in addition to a Legacy Scholarship.

Middlebury Affiliation Scholarships

Participants of many Middlebury school non-degree programs are guaranteed a $5,000 scholarship. You may also receive additional merit and/or need-based scholarship awards in addition to the Middlebury Affiliation Scholarship. Eligible programs include the Summer Intensive Language Program, Intensive English Program (ESL, EPGS, EPTI), Custom Language Services, Frontier Market Scouts, Certificate in International Development and Social Change (DPMI), CNS Internship, Middlebury Language Schools, Middlebury C.V. Starr Schools Abroad, MiddCORE, and Middlebury School of the Environment. Contact our enrollment advisors to see if your Middlebury program is eligible.

External Scholarships

There are many organizations that offer funding for graduate school. Here is a list of resources that our students have successfully used in the past. Please note that we do not work directly with these organizations and thus cannot guarantee their services. You have the responsibility to figure out your eligibility and to secure the appropriate funding. This list is not exhaustive so we encourage you to search for other resources.