7. Is there financial aid available for the FMS program?

There are a limited number of merit- and need-based full and partial scholarships for the FMS training and field program. All applicants (current students and non-students) are eligible to apply for scholarships. Please indicate that you would like to be considered for a scholarship in the online application.  

6. Can I receive academic credit for the FMS training program?

The FMS training program is available for 1-6 credits on a pass/no-pass basis. The FMS field program is available for 6 credits. It is the participant's responsibility to verify whether the credit receiving institution accepts the credits from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

3. How do I apply?

Apply to the FMS program by filling out the online application.

2. What are the application requirements? Am I eligible?

All participants must submit the online application and upload a resume, recent official or unofficial transcript (or copy of their diploma) within the online application.

If you have any trouble uploading documents within your application, please send the documents to  fms@miis.edu or fax these documents to 831-647-6693.

Upper-level undergraduate students, graduate students, career-changers, and current professionals are encouraged to apply.

2. When is the Frontier Markets Scouts training program offered?

FMS training sessions are typically offered twice a year (winter and summer cycles).

The winter training programs will be offered in two locations:

  • Monterey, January 12-23, 2015 
  • Amsterdam: February 16-27, 2015