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Middlebury Institute of International Studies - Language Flagship Scholarship

Language Flagship Scholarship Award

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey has partnered with The Language Flagship to provide a guaranteed scholarship of $16,000 each year to its students. We recognize Language Flagship students and their commitment to language and cross-cultural communication as a valuable part of our campus community and global alumni network.

You may also receive additional merit and need-based scholarships depending on the strength of your application or financial situation.

Language Flagship Scholarship Eligibility

Language Flagship-certified students qualify for the scholarship if you meet certain eligibility criteria:

  1. You must meet the admissions requirements to your degree program of choice.
  2. Your must complete your Language Flagship studies by the time of enrollment, though you may be currently studying during the time of application.

How to Apply

To apply and receive The Language Flagship scholarship:

  1. Submit your application for one of our degree programs by the next priority deadline. Please indicate that you're affiliated with Language Flagship when prompted on the online application.
  2. You may also waive your application fee at

Requirements: Current student or Alumn of The Language Flagship Program

Deadline: Depends on program

Minimum GPA: N/A

Amount: $16,000

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. A network of nearly 1,600 volunteer Fulbright Program Advisers on campuses nationwide assist in the recruitment. More than 3,600 candidates are recommended by 157 subsections of the National Screening Committee, composed of 457 senior faculty or field of study professionals.

Fulbright awards are offered to students and recent graduates to pursue further research or for teaching abroad in a country where the target language is predominantly spoken.

Requirements: U.S. Citizenship,

Deadline: August

Minimum GPA: N/A

Amount: Round trip flights, medical insurance, room, board and incidental costs all covered

The 10th Circle Student Scholarship

The 10th Circle Internet Marketing Scholarship is a $1000 award for both undergraduate and graduate students who have a passion for internet marketing.

Our scholarship program may appeal particularly to students who major in Communications, IT, Marketing, and Business Studies. However, no previous expertise in the domain of internet marketing is required to apply for this scholarship; willingness to write an essay about internet marketing is sufficient to be a candidate.

If you meet the requirements of our offer, please submit your application as explained below. We will be happy to have you as a candidate.

Requirements: Must respond to prompt with 600-1,000 word essay

Deadline: June/December

Minimum GPA: N/A

Amount: $1,000

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans program honors the contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States. Each year, we invest in the graduate education of 30 New Americans—immigrants and children of immigrants—who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field. Each Fellow receives up to $90,000 in financial support over two years, and they join a lifelong community of New American Fellows.

Requirements: Must be a naturalized U.S. Citizen or a native-born U.S. citizen who is the child of two immigrants, Under 31 years of age

Deadline: April/November

Minimum GPA: N/A

Amount: Up to $90,000 for up to two years of study

Iranian American Academics and Professionals

Iranian American Academics and Professionals (Washington DC) Student Scholarship Award program was established in 2005 and since then severalIranian graduate and undergraduate students have received the award.The main goal of the award is to acknowledge the accomplishments by fellow Iranians students in the greater Washington DC metropolitan area, and further motivate them to serve the Iranian communities through active participation in cultural and scientific activities.

Requirements: Persian Heritage

Deadline: October

Minimum GPA: 

Amount: $500, may vary from year to year

Financial Assistance Scholarship

Every year at least ten scholarships for amounts up to $1,000 (US dollars) each, will be awarded. The deadline for receiving the application is June 30th of each year.

The Financial Assistance Scholarship is available to all graduating high school students and current college students of all levels (undergraduate, graduate and PhD) and of Iranian descent regardless of citizenship or country of residency.
Requirements: Persian Heritage

Deadline: June

Minimum GPA: 3.0

Amount: Vary from $250 - $1,000

The Houtan Scholarship

Iran, which was once the birthplace of the Persian Empire – the oldest and largest empire in the world – undoubtedly has one of the richest histories and cultures in the entire world. In an attempt to spread the word of the abundant Iranian culture, the Houtan Foundation offers scholarship to students from all origins – Iranian and non-Iranian – who have high academic performance and proven interest in promoting Iran’s great culture, heritage, language and civilization. The candidates for the award must demonstrate leadership ability and the desire to make a difference in the society where they reside. The Houtan Foundation has a strong interest in each of these students’ achievements throughout the scholarship period and beyond, as the foundation’s goal is to participate in each student’s success.

Requirements: Intermediate level of Persian, Pursuing Graduate degree

Deadline: June

Minimum GPA: 3.5

Amount: $3,500

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