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.

Professional programs in Translation, Interpretation, and Localization include intensive courses designed for continuing education of working professionals. Customized programs for groups seeking specific skill building and professional development for translators and interpreters are also possible.

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.

Financial Aid

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.

Students Participate in UN Negotiations as Members of National Delegations

For generations of Monterey Institute students, the semester-long NPT simulation course has been a life-changing experience.  Led by Dr.

The MIIS Experience in 60 Seconds

Thomas Gray is a former submarine Navy officer who is now pursuing a degree in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies at MIIS.

How to Apply

Apply to Our Master's or Bachelor's Programs:

Step 1: Review Our Admissions Requirements

See if you meet the admission requirements for your program of interest, particularly the foreign language proficiency requirements. If you have any questions about fulfilling these requirements, don't hesitate to contact us!

Himayu Shiotani: Turning Dust into a Mountain

Born in Japan, Himayu Shiotani (MAIPS ’11) spent most of his youth in the foothills of the Himalaya Mountains in India.  During those years he often travelled to Kashmir to visit family, where he “witnessed day-to-day activities hampered by growing insecurity posed by the availability and use of weapons and explosives.” Those memories stuck with him and as he grew older he became increasingly curious about how weap

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:

MIIS Experts Available for Media Interviews Via New On-site Broadcast Studio

The Monterey Institute recently installed a ReadyCam video broadcast studio in the McGowan building, enabling Monterey-based faculty and staff experts to connect with broadcast news organizations for live and pre-taped interviews at a moment’s notice.