Fellowships can provide fantastic career development and a chance to take student learning outside the classroom.
Monterey Institute students are celebrating yet another banner year for earning prestigious fellowships such as the Fulbright, Boren and the Presidential Management Fellowship, attributable to an excellent group of candidates with strong faculty and staff support.
Fulbright Location: Kenting, Taiwan
"Before attending MIIS, a Fulbright fellowship seemed impossible, now it seems like it was inevitable, I couldn’t imagine attending any other school."
Fulbright Location: Tadó, Colombia
"Studying at MIIS has equipped me with the analytical tools that I need to solve complex problems and work collaboratively in multicultural settings."
The Monterey Institute now ranks second in the nation for participants in the Peace Corps Masters International programs, with 25 students currently on assignment in partnering countries.
Monterey Institute student Wesley Laine will receive $10,000 in funding for his Cholera prevention project in Haiti through the prestigious Projects for Peace fellowship.
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
English for academic purposes