Monterey Institute of International Studies

Financial Aid

Finance Your Education

Make your dream of attending graduate school possible through scholarships and financial aid.

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Obtaining a graduate degree is a long-term personal investment. We're here to help you make your master's degree and dream career possible.

Financial Aid

We make it a priorty to provide individualized attention to all students.

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Pursuing higher education is achievable and affordable. We are committed to securing financial resources for our students.

Financial Aid Overview

Obtaining a graduate degree is a long-term personal investment. Please use the following pages to explore funding opportunities. Our counselors are available to guide you through this process. They are experts in designing financial aid packages that meet your needs. As many of our students customize their degree programs, we will personalize your financial aid experience.

Practica

Members of Team Monterey El Salvador meet with coordinators from the environmental program.
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Experiential learning is a cornerstone of the Monterey Way. Whether on-campus or in a developing country, practica provide students with opportunities to explore real world contexts as freelance consultants, field researchers, and junior-level professionals.

Winter Practica

El Salvador Practicum

Career Resources

Our students take the necessary steps to build solid future careers.

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Assemble your toolkit for career success by browsing our resources, collaborating with your advisor, and attending specialized workshops.

Thriving in your career requires patience, commitment, and integrity. You must 1) choose a personal career path and 2) market yourself to a network of peers, alumni, and professionals. Whether you're a student or alumni, our resources, customized advising services, and workshops will support you throughout the career exploration process.

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Formerly known as “Development Project Management Institute,” DPMI has evolved into “Design, Partnering, Management & Innovation,” a leadership certificate in international development project management and social change.

What is Design, Partnering, Management & Innovation?

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The Peace, Trade & Development program (PTD) exposes participants to challenging learning experiences to master key concepts and tools in human security, global trade, social change and development.

What will you gain from participating in the PTD program?

The PTD program utilizes the richness of the areas of Central and Northern California as a laboratory to explore the dynamics of global systems. From start to finish, you will be engaged in active and immersion learning experiences. You will leave the program with a solid and holistic understanding of global affairs, experienced first-hand within a 60-mile ratio from the Institute. Here is what you can look forward:

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We prepare our graduates to craft policy solutions to 21st-century international development challenges.

Our Program

Our two-year master’s program combines interdisciplinary coursework and professional experiences to launch careers in foreign policy and international relations. Join our students and alumni, who solve global policy challenges every day: resolving conflicts, addressing human rights abuses, and promoting global development. Learn to work in a language of your choice as part of the program curriculum. 

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We prepare graduates to be effective leaders and managers in international development. Our alumni work in social change organizations, NGOs, non-profits and government agencies around the world.

Our MPA Promise

Our student-centered Master of Public Administration program is for those longing to make a difference in confronting critical social problems including hunger, poverty, disease, joblessness, and powerlessness.

Through hands-on, applied experience, practical tools and knowledge and with community support to thrive, you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to combat these issues and to become a social change leader.

Financial Aid

Finance Your Education

Make your dream of attending graduate school possible through scholarships and financial aid.

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Pursuing higher education is achievable and affordable. We are committed to securing financial resources for our students.

Financial Aid Overview

Obtaining a graduate degree is a long-term personal investment. Please use the following pages to explore financial aid opportunities. Our counselors are available to guide you through this process.

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