Financial Aid

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.

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Career Resources

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.

Our Language Teaching Program

Our Teaching a Foreign Language (TFL) curriculum equips language teachers with the skills and expertise to facilitate language learning in the U.S. and abroad. Our faculty will train you in a broad range of topics necessary to your development as language education professionals.

What is TESOL?

TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and is the academic discipline of teaching English to students who have a different native language. TESOL is an expanding field that is becoming increasingly important as the demand for English language learning grows around the world.

Financial Aid

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.

Alumna Tricia Bean: Nurturing Her “Latin Soul” Through Love of Teaching

Growing up in Florida, Tricia Bean (MATFL ’96) had her curiosity about other countries and cultures sparked at a very early age. “I knew a lovely Cuban lady who told me stories about her native country,” says Tricia, adding that as a young girl she developed a desire to travel and master the beautiful Spanish language.

Learn One Language, Teach Another: ESL Students Lead B.U.I.L.D. Language Classes

Four students in the Intensive ESL program at the Monterey Institute are taking a broad view of language learning by volunteering to teach beginner courses in their native languages at the same time they are working to improve their own English language skills.

MIIS Students Visit Haiti to Implement Teacher Training Curriculum Designed in Class

In October of this year, Monterey Institute staff member Lisa Donohoe Luscombe (MATESOL ’09) traveled to St. Andre’s school in the central plateau of Haiti on a volunteer mission to conduct an English language needs analysis for the 900-student school and to introduce One Laptop Per Child XO machines to teachers and students. The project, nicknamed “Team EFL Haiti,” attracted a team of four students in the fall curriculum design course led by Professor Jason Martel.

2013 in Review: High Level Visits, Alumni Reunion, Amazing Student Achievements

As the Monterey Institute community looks forward to another great year we would like to share some of the highlights from 2013. We had a lot of good stories to pick from this year but have picked five that reflect the spirit of the year – high level campus visits, alumni engagement, exciting activities and amazing student achievements.

In January, the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon honored the Monterey Institute and its James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies with a visit: