I-House is proud to offer need based financial aid to Residents to assist with expenses. These opportunities are made possible through the generous support of corporations, foundations and individuals such as alumni and trustees. It is through this that International House is able to maintain the exceptional geographic, cultural and economic diversity that is central to the mission.
The following funds are available to incoming new Residents for the 2019-20 academic year:
Dodge Foundation Fund Awards up to $6,500 for Residents from the Middle East or those from elsewhere who are studying Middle Eastern Affairs.
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.
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.
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.
The Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation Awards of $7,500 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.
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.
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.
There is one application for all of the funds listed above.
Although you may be eligible for more than one it is only possible to receive one.
DEADLINE: July 1, 2019