Scholarship grants ensure that the I-House experience remains accessible to young leaders from all over the world.
Application requirements and deadlines for the grants and programs vary and are described below. With the exception of the Women's International Leadership Program, recipients are selected by the Admissions Committee of International House.
Grants ranging from $500-$3500 for the academic year are awarded to current and returning resident members who demonstrate financial need and active participation in the programs offered throughout the academic year.
Applications for the spring semester are being accepted through November 15, 2013 from current I-House resident members.
Download Spring Semester Scholarship Application
Mitsui USA Scholarship
The five resident members selected as the 2012-13 Mitsui USA Scholars at International House will receive a $5,000 grant, made possible by The Mitsui USA Foundation. The Mitsui USA program has been developed to foster educational efforts that promote international understanding and closer U.S.-Japan relations. U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply. Qualified applicants should have strong communication skills and a strong interest in international affairs or business with appropriate course selection and/or participation in special projects, organizations or events related to these. New and returning residents are considered.
Deadline for the 2013-14 Mitsui USA Scholarship: June 7, 2013 for applicants not currently living at I-House
Women's International Leadership (WIL) Program
Grants of $2,000 each will be awarded to eighteen women selected by the WIL Advisory Council to participate in the 2013-14 WIL Program.
This program is a year-long series of seminars, workshops and projects designed to identify and strengthen individual leadership skills within the culturally diverse group of women. These grants are based on merit and demonstrated leadership skills or potential. The WIL Program is sponsored by a generous grant from Bayer HealthCare.
Deadlines for the 2013-14 WIL Program:
April 15, 2013 for current I-House residents
May 20, 2013 for applicants not currently living at I-House
Click here to download a PDF of the application for the WIL Program
Grants ranging from $500 to $3,500 will be awarded to qualified applicants applying to join the I-House community for the first time. Awards are based on demonstrated financial need and the applicants' interest in contributing to the I-House community through participation in its programs. Priority is given to applicants from countries, fields of study or backgrounds that are under-represented in the I-House community. Only newly arriving residents are considered.
The Performing Artists in Residence Program
Deadline for the 2013-14 Outreach Grants: June 7, 2013
Three musicians, actors or dancers applying to live at International House for the first time who are pursuing graduate studies in New York City will receive a scholarship of $5,000 for the academic year. Recipients will be required to make a significant programmatic contribution during both semesters of resident membership at International House. Only newly arriving residents are considered.
Deadline for the 2013-14 Performing Artists in Residence Program: June 7, 2013
Toyota Motor Corporation Scholarship
Grants ranging from $500 to $3,500 will be awarded to those from Japan and other Asian countries and/or those from elsewhere but studying a technical field such as engineering.
New and returning residents are considered.
Deadline for the 2013-14 Toyota Motor Corporation Scholarship: June 7, 2013 for applicants not currently living at I-House
Frontiers Management Consulting Grant
A grant up to $3,000 will be awarded to one resident from an emerging country who will be studying business or business related field. Awards are based on demonstrated financial need and a willingness to contribute to I-House. This grant is made possible through the generous donation of Frontiers Management Consulting based in Frankfurt, Germany. New and returning residents are considered.
Deadline for the 2013-14 Frontiers Management Consulting Grant: June 7, 2013 for applicants not currently living at I-House
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded, through the generous support of the Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation, to 3-4 applicants from the Middle East or those from elsewhere who are studying Middle Eastern Affairs. Recipients of this distinguished award will be expected to attend one special event with trustees of the Dodge Foundation, to submit a written report each semester detailing academic progress and involvement with the I-House community and to assist the Admissions Office regarding recruitment ideas. New and returning residents are considered.
Deadline for the 2013-14 Dodge Middle East Grant: June 7, 2013 for applicants not currently living at I-House
Grants of up to $10,000 each will be awarded to 8-10 applicants from countries experiencing conflict, or emerging from conflict or who are not directly affected by conflict but have a demonstrated interest in peace building and/or a diplomatic career path. Recipients will be expected to make a significant programmatic contribution while receiving the grant. New and returning residents are considered.
Deadline for the Davis Peace and Diplomacy Grant: June 7, 2013 for applicants not currently living at I-House
Davis United World Scholars Grant
Grants of $10,000 each will be awarded to three applicants who are former Davis United World Scholars. Recipients will be expected to make a significant programmatic contribution while receiving the grant. New and returning residents are considered.
Deadline for the 2013-14 Davis United World Scholars Grant: June 7, 2013 for applicants not currently living at I-House
download the application
There is one application for all of the scholarships listed above except the Women's International Leadership Program (click here
for the WIL Program application).
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Please note that you must be a resident member of International House while receiving any of the grants described above.
Emergency Scholarships are also available. Please contact the Admissions Office
for more information.