Fellowships can provide fantastic career development and a chance to take student learning outside the classroom.
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."
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.
Alumni Anne-Claire Benoit (MPA ’12), Kathleen Gordon (MPA ’12), and Bill Reinecke (MBA ’10) were chosen for one-year assignments in Africa from hundreds of qualified applicants for the very selective Catholic Relief Services Fellowships.
Monterey Institute students had great success this year with their applications for special fellowships and scholarships to pursue their passion for language study and research around the world.
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 Monterey 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.
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