“Studying in the US is an amazing opportunity, but it is also a huge financial undertaking. The ISH-DC residential scholarship has lessened my financial burden considerably. This has left me with more time to focus on my studies, research, and future plans and to take advantage of all that Washington, DC has to offer.”
– Wendy Magoronga International Student House residential scholarship recipient from Zimbabwe
Thanks to the generosity of our donors and friends, the House is able to provide residential scholarships to prospective residents each year, based on need and academic promise. Our Scholarship Initiative supports ISH-DC students studying at Washington area universities. Residential scholarships ensure that students who would not otherwise be able to afford to live in the House may take advantage of the unique environment we offer.
Donors to the Scholarship Fund acknowledge that the true impact of their gift extends beyond alleviating the financial burdens of living and studying in Washington.
Robert (Bob) Abernethy is one of these unique individuals. His generosity and vision have made a lasting impact on ISH-DC students’ lives. Three years ago, Mr. Abernethy established the Abernethy Scholars Program which awards residential scholarships toInternational Student House residents who are students attending Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
One of our Abernethy Scholars, Hanna Jung from South Korea, shared with us,
“With this scholarship award, I was able to concentrate on my studies at SAIS. This generous contribution from Mr. Abernethy has not only inspired me to cultivate motivation and capacity for further studies, but has also allowed me to develop a greater sense of gratitude in life.”
Should you be interested to learn more about our scholarship initiative and help make a lasting impact in a young leader’s life, contact:
International Student House
Attn: Development Department
1825 R Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
You may also contact the Development Department directly at (202) 232-4007 ext. 211 or [email protected]