Middlebury Institute alumnus Frank Reynolds encountered sharks, dolphins, and jellyfish on a record-setting team swim across the Monterey Bay to raise money for Lewy body dementia research.
Students at the Middlebury Institute have the opportunity to live and work in another part of the world while enrolled, whether on a summer fellowship or as a Peace Corps Masters International.
“If creating policy is the best way to leverage your impact, then nothing can beat training groups of amazing young people to do that every year,” says environmental policy professor Jeff Langholz.
Alumni or members of our partner organizations, including the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, City Year, Fulbright, JET and many more, may receive a guaranteed scholarship award.
We'll waive your application fee, too! To receive your application fee waiver, visit go.miis.edu/partner.
Middlebury Institute student Molly McKeon describes “inspiring and humbling” experience participating in high-level discussions about international aid and disaster relief in Japan recently as part of her Pacific Forum Young Leader fellowship with the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Middlebury Institute student Stephanie Gentle is adding her eighth and ninth languages as a Boren Fellow in Kyrgyzstan while using her skills to conduct valuable research for her international environmental policy degree.
Each year, the Middlebury Institute community hosts a week-long celebration of our planet in connection with Earth Day, ranging from practical guides for sustainable daily practices to scientific lectures to lively debates about eating habits.
The Middlebury Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy has launched the new peer-reviewed academic Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics, focusing on the role ocean and coastal resources play in regional and national economies.
Recent MIIS alumna Julia Townsend has successfully built a career applying behavioral science approaches to solving environmental issues, and will serve as a Global Youth Ambassador at the upcoming World Parks Congress.
The Monterey Institute has received a $1.8 million challenge gift that aims to support and inspire the continued growth of the Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy by generating at least $3 million for the Center over the next three years.