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Middlebury Language Schools

City Year is proud to partner with Middlebury Language Schools, the nation's leader in immersion language learning, offering a 80% scholarship to a summer immersion program in one of the 13 languages offered.

Middlebury Language Schools offer for City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

80% scholarship

An 80% scholarship (tuition, housing, and food) will be awarded to 1 qualified City Year applicant toward a summer immersion program in one of the 13 languages offered. Applicants must meet Middlebury Language Schools admissions requirements.

Scholarships are awarded to City Year AmeriCorps members and alums who complete at least one term of service and City Year staff employed for at least two years.

Eligible programs

Summer Immersion Programs in Vermont

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • Application materials on file to expedite the process if they decide to stay with City Year for additional time before starting their studies.
  • 80% (tuition, housing and food) scholarship of a summer immersion program for up to 1 City Year AmeriCorps members, alumni or staff members per year, renewable for the duration of the program.
  • Applicants will be considered for additional merit-based and need-based aid for both summer immersion programs and graduate programs.

Why City Year loves Middlebury Language Schools

Middlebury Language Schools is the nation’s leader in immersion language learning known for the Language Pledge®. Middlebury offers both graduate programs and summer immersion programs in Vermont for beginner to advanced students. The graduate programs have international and online options during the summer and academic year.

To apply

Please visit Middlebury Language Schools admissions website for more information on the application process, deadlines and to apply online.

To access the application fee waiver

To get the application fee waived and identify your City Year affiliation, please use the application fee waiver “CityYear” in the application. Email Molly Baker ( to confirm.

To contact the admissions office

Please contact Molly Baker, Associate Dean of Language Schools, at or (802) 443-5028 with any questions regarding City Year’s partnership or admissions with MiddleburyLanguage Schools.

Please note that all admissions and scholarship decisions are made by the educational institution. AmeriCorps members, alums and staff interested in these scholarships must complete the full application process for the institution. Please pay close attention to deadlines and consider beginning work on your applications early in the year.

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