Financial Aid Opportunities

Financial aid ensures that the I-House experience remains accessible to young leaders from all over the world.

International House is proud to offer need based financial aid to residents to assist with housing costs while at International House in the form of room credit during the academic year. 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.

Application requirements and deadlines 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.

Financial Aid Opportunities for the Spring 2017 Semester


Davis Peace and Diplomacy Fund

Awards of up to $5,000 each will be awarded to applicants from countries experiencing conflict, emerging from conflict, or not directly affected by conflict but who have a demonstrated interest in peace building and/or a diplomatic career path. New and returning residents are considered.

Deadline: November 18 (Download application)

Dodge Foundation Fund

Through the generous support of the Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation awards will be given to residents from North Africa and the Middle East or to those studying Middle Eastern Affairs.

Deadline: November 18 (Download application)

Frontiers Management Consulting Fund

An award up to $3,000 will be given to one resident from an emerging country who will be studying business or business related field. Awards are based on demonstrated financial need. This opportunity is made possible through the generous donation of Frontiers Management Consulting based in Frankfurt, Germany. New and returning residents are considered.

Deadline: November 18 (Download application)

The Leslie H. Gelb Fund

This fund supports members of our dynamic residential community who are pursuing studies in international affairs or journalism and who represent the next generation of globally minded leaders in these areas.

Deadline: November 18 (Download application

Resident Member Gift Campaign Fund

Through the generous donations of I-House residents during the 2003-04, 2006-07 and 2011-12 Resident Member Gift Campaigns funds were created to award financial aid of up to $3,500 to a deserving current resident.

Deadline: November 18 (Download application

Resident Support Fund

Awards ranging from $500 to $2,000 will be made to current residents who have demonstrated financial need.

Deadline: November 18 (Download application)

Toyota Motor Corporation Fund

Awards ranging from $500 to $2,000 will be made 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: November 18 (Download application)



There is one application for all listed above.

Please note that you must be a resident member of International House while receiving financial aid from International House.

Emergency financial aid is also available. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.