Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Are scholarships available to cover the tuition and fees of my summer program as a MIIS graduate student?

Yes, funding for incoming MIIS students may be available through the Yu/Deppman and Ramaswamy Language Scholarship. To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must be admitted to a degree program for fall semester at the Institute.

Does this scholarship cover full costs for the Language School at Middlebury?

It will cover tuition, room and board. Students are responsible for their own travel and personal expenses.

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 Schools and the scholarship are made separately. If you are admitted to a Middlebury Language Schools, 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 http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/ls/finaid/.

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 $400 deposit upon registration for their summer classes at Middlebury.

Can international students apply for the Betty and David Jones Scholarship?

Yes. For students who will be using English as their language of study at the Institute, please note that there is a TOEFL requirement for all non-native speakers of English. iBT TOEFL total score is 77-85 with no sub-score below 19 and the writing score (TWE) in the range of 20-23.

Can I apply for this scholarship without applying to the degree program at the Institute?

No. Only students admitted for fall 2011 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.

Will I earn credit toward my the Institute Master's by studying language this summer?

Generally no. Most students will be studying a language in order to meet the Institute’s prerequisite requirements for admission.

Does this scholarship cover full costs for the summer program at the Institute?

It will only cover tuition. Students are responsible for their travel, room, board and personal expenses.

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

You may still enroll at the Institute as long as you meet the language component of the admission requirements prior to starting master’s classes in fall 2011. Our Admissions staff can help you with solutions. E-mail questions to enroll@miis.edu.