Is there any scholarship available?

Yes, CCS will provide merit-based scholarships that will range from $500 to $1500 to each Fellow. Scholarship funds are limited and hence we hope to create a healthy competition with the best candidates getting the most.

When is the deadline to apply?

 All application materials must be postmarked by February 1, 2014 to the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Applications to the Monterey Institute may be submitted online via the online application and supplemental material can be emailed to or mailed to:

Monterey Institute of International Studies
Office of Admissions
460 Pierce Street
Monterey, CA 93940 USA

How do I apply for this scholarship?

You may apply to the Jones Language Scholarship by:

  1. Complete the application webform online for the Jones Language Scholarship by February 1, 2014.
  2. Submit a complete application to a Monterey Institute degree program. All application materials must be postmarked by February 1, 2014.
When will I know if I have been accepted to both programs?

Applicants should be notified approximately 4-6 weeks after the February 1 deadline.

When do I have to pay my deposits to Middlebury and the Monterey Institute?

A tuition deposit will be due to Middlebury within 2 weeks of the official scholarship award letter. The Monterey Institute requires a $750 tuition deposit to hold a place in a degree program and will be due after applicants are notified of their scholarship status. These scholarships are competitive and selective.

What if I want to attend the Middlebury Language Schools, but am not selected as a Betty and David Jones Scholarship recipient?

Admission decisions about the Language School and the scholarship are made separately. If you are admitted to a Middlebury Language School, but not awarded the Betty and David Jones Scholarship, you may still attend the Language School. If you are interested in receiving financial aid consideration for the Language School, you must fill out a separate financial aid application at

Why do I have to pay a tuition deposit to Middlebury if my expenses will be paid?

Middlebury’s language programs are competitive and selective. They need to be sure you plan to enroll or they will give the slot to another deserving candidate. Scholarship recipients will be reimbursed their deposit upon registration for their summer classes at Middlebury.

What if I am admitted to the Monterey Institute but am not selected as a Betty and David Jones scholarship recipient?

You may still enroll at the Monterey Institute as long as you meet the language component of the admission requirements prior to starting your first semester of language study. Our Admissions staff can help you with solutions. Email questions to

With this scholarship, can I enroll in 2015 instead of 2014?

No. This scholarship is for the summer of 2014 at Middlebury Language Schools or Monterey Institute and starting at the Monterey Institute in a master’s program in fall 2014.

Can I apply for this scholarship without applying to the degree program at Monterey Institute of International Studies?

No. Only students admitted for fall 2014 are eligible to be awarded this scholarship. As long as we have received all required documents for the application to the degree program, you are eligible to apply for this scholarship. If you are not admitted to the degree program, you will automatically be removed from the scholarship consideration.