Alumni (column 1)

  • Refer a student. Award a scholarship.

    Refer a student. Award a scholarship.

    Bennington alumni know firsthand what qualities our students share, and we ask for your help in recommending Bennington to the high school students you know. Tell them about the College, and then tell us about them. If they apply, are admitted, and enroll in the College, they will receive a $5,000 Alumni Scholarship ($1,250 each year over four years). Referrals can be submitted throughout the year, but please submit by January 15 for fall applicants.

  • House a Student Over FWT

    House a Student Over FWT

    If you or someone you know is willing to host a student during Field Work Term (January 5–February 20), please complete this form. Here are some things to think about when making this decision. If you have other inexpensive, short-term housing recommendations, please let us know

  • Get Gear

    Get Gear

    Visit our online store to purchase Bennington swag items.



    Bennington College installed Dr. Mariko Silver as our 10th president on April 26. See photos, read highlights, and watch video from the weekend.

  • Block '80 Receives Leadership Award

    Block '80 Receives Leadership Award

    Holly Block '80 was awarded the inaugural Dr. Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award. Read more.

Alumni (column 2)

  • Tickets on sale now for The Alumni 24 Hour Plays

    Tickets on sale now for The Alumni 24 Hour Plays®

    The Public Theater presents The 24 Hour Plays®: A Bennington Alumni Tribute to former faculty member Nicky (Joel) Martin. An alumni group of 6 writers, 6 directors, and 24 actors will create, produce, and perform 6 short plays in just 24 hours for one night only January 19. at 8:00 pm. Learn more.

  • Be a Student Again | Upcoming Online Classes

    Be a Student Again | Upcoming Online Class

    Japanese faculty member Ikuko Yoshida will teach an online spring course on "Understanding Japanese Culture and Aesthetics Through Ikebana." This seven-week class will begin the week of February 15, and participants will be invited to campus for workshops and exhibitions April 10–12. Learn more and register here.

  • 2015 Senior Class Gift

    2015 Senior Class Gift

    The 2015 Senior Class Gift Committee is pleased to announce their goal of $20,000 to provide support for a quasi-endowed FWT scholarship. Each year, this fund will pay out $2,000 in FWT scholarship grants to support as many students as possible. Read more.

  • Recent Alums Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Grants

    Recent Alums Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Grants

    Ben Underwood ’13 and Forest Purnell ’14 were awarded Fulbright Study and Research grants to pursue work in China this fall. Read more.

  • Tartt ’86, Marshall ’75 Win 2014 Pulitzers


    Two Bennington alumnae are among the six Pulitzer Prize winners for literature this year. Donna Tartt ’86 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for her critically acclaimed novel The Goldfinch and Megan Marshall ’75 won in the category of biography for Margaret Fuller: A New American Life. Read more.

  • Bennington magazine now online

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    Bennington magazine now online—check it out!

  • Davis Alumni House

    Davis Alumni House

    The Virginia Todahl Davis '40 Alumni House is available for use by Bennington College alumni and other College guests throughout the year.

  • Where to Stay, Eat, and Visit

    Where to Stay, Eat, and Visit

    Restaurants, accommodations, and local attractions—check them out!

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