The following funds are available to new applicants for the 2018-19 academic year:
General Resident Fund Awards ranging from $500 to $6,500 will be made to Residents who have lived at I-House for at least one semester.
Freunde des International House Fund Awards ranging from $500 to $2,000 will be made to Residents from under-represented developing countries or Germany. This fund was established in 1990 by Freunde des International House, e.V., the Frankfurt-based International House pan-European alumni chapter, and is supported through donations from alumni and friends in Germany.
Fund II Foundation Fund Awards up to $10,000 for the academic year will be awarded to African American and African Residents with demonstrated financial need. The Fund II Foundation has chosen to partner with I-House and the extraordinary residents to further their mission of illuminating the richness of Black history and culture, advancing social change and creating an enduring American legacy.
Leslie H. Gelb Fund Awards of up to $5,000 will be given to Residents studying Journalism or International Affairs. Named in honor of Mr. Gelb who has a long and distinguished career with the New York Times and then as a senior Defense and State Department official. •
Performing Artist in Residence Fund Awards of $5000 to 3 residents studying performing arts. Recipients are expected to perform at least once at the various I-House programs that feature resident performances. This is available only to those applying to live at I-House for the first time.
The Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation Awards of $7500 each to 2 residents studying art, 2 residents studying music and 1 resident studying education. Thea Petschek Iervolino, ‘48 was an avid patron of the arts and International House. She has expressed her life-long commitment to International House in various ways including the generous support allowing for financial aid awards.
Mitsui USA Foundation Fund Awards of $5,000 will be made to 1-3 Residents who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Made possible by The Mitsui USA Foundation, the program was developed to foster educational efforts that promote international understanding and closer U.S.-Japan relations. Qualified applicants should have strong communication skills and an interest in international affairs or business. •
Toyota Motor Corporation Fund Awards ranging from $500 to $6,500 will be awarded to those from Japan and other Asian countries and/or those studying a technical field such as engineering.
Paul A. Volcker Fund Awards of up to $5,000 will be given to 2 residents studying business or economics. This fund was created by the International House Board of Trustees honoring Paul A. Volcker’s 15 years of service as Chairman.
Welcome Fund Open to Residents demonstrating financial need whose personal circumstances have been adversely impacted by a negative political climate in their home country or in the United States. This fund is made possible by the generous support of I-House Trustees, Alumni, and Friends strongly committed to the I-House mission.
DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2018