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ASSIST Host family

Become a Host Family to an ASSIST Scholar.

Thank you! You have been identified by your school's ASSIST Representative as a potential host for one of our remarkable Scholars. Your school's ASSIST Rep and all of us here at ASSIST will guide your application process and will serve as an invaluable resource during your Scholar’s stay.

Start Your Hosting Journey

Step 1: Be identified by your school as a potential ASSIST Host Family

Step 2: Complete the Host Family Application and Agreement Form (ASSIST will provide password)

Step 3: Complete a background check (ASSIST will provide password)

Step 4: Submit two personal references

Smiling American family with their international student who they hosted for her high school year abroad.

Contact your school’s ASSIST representative or Cathy Presnick at cathy@assistscholars.org for help with any of the above steps. We are so excited and thankful to welcome you into the ASSIST community!