Middlebury Institute student Kathryn Smart will study culture, politics, and religion in Chechnya this summer before heading off to Georgia to improve her Chechen language skills on a Boren Fellowship.
Middlebury Institute student Stephanie Gentle is adding her eighth and ninth languages as a Boren Fellow in Kyrgyzstan while using her skills to conduct valuable research for her international environmental policy degree.
The Monterey Institute recently welcomed Fulbright scholars from 17 countries for an intensive pre-academic program and an introduction to U.S. culture and hospitality.
The Monterey Institute has received a $1.8 million challenge gift that aims to support and inspire the continued growth of the Institute’s Center for the Blue Economy by generating at least $3 million for the Center over the next three years.
Ten Monterey Institute students describe the Center for the Blue Economy Summer Fellowships – fully funded summer positions with top marine organizations around the world -- as “amazing” and “insanely relevant” to their career goals.
Monterey Institute students are celebrating yet another banner year for earning prestigious fellowships such as the Fulbright, Boren and the Presidential Management Fellowship, attributable to an excellent group of candidates with strong faculty and staff support.
Fulbright Location: Kenting, Taiwan
"Before attending MIIS, a Fulbright fellowship seemed impossible, now it seems like it was inevitable, I couldn’t imagine attending any other school."
Fulbright Location: Tadó, Colombia
"Studying at MIIS has equipped me with the analytical tools that I need to solve complex problems and work collaboratively in multicultural settings."
The Monterey Institute now ranks second in the nation for participants in the Peace Corps Masters International programs, with 25 students currently on assignment in partnering countries.
Monterey Institute student Wesley Laine will receive $10,000 in funding for his Cholera prevention project in Haiti through the prestigious Projects for Peace fellowship.