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ASSIST Scholarship Timeline
September – January: Application and Interview Season
Deadlines for submitting applications vary by country. Interviews are scheduled beginning in October and concluding in late January. Please click here and follow the link for the Application Instructions within your country.
March: The ASSIST Class is complete
Students have accepted their scholarships and made a deposit to secure their place in the program.
March - May: School Placement and Payments
School placement takes a great deal of time to accomplish successfully and is complete by the end of May. Your final ASSIST program fee payment is due as stated in your Parent Placement letter. You may pay your program fee at any time before the deadline.
June - July: Submit ASSIST Paperwork
July 1st is the deadline for submitting all information forms, permissions forms and medical forms to the ASSIST office in Suffield, CT.
June-July: Pre-Departure Orientation
Your Country Coordinator will schedule and notify you of the Pre-Departure Orientation in your country.
August: ASSIST Orientation
Orientation will be held starting Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Scholars will arrive in Boston, MA, and are transported to The Pomfret School in Pomfret, CT, for a 4-day orientation of classes, games and a tour of Boston, MA. Orientation culminates with the "Traditions of Our Cultures" evening, and Scholars depart for their ASSIST schools early on the morning of Saturday, August 19, 2017 to embark on their scholarship year.