comprehensive and affordable educational assistance program management

For more than 30 years, International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) has been a proven industry expert and a trusted educational assistance program management partner for organizations looking to outsource the administration of a scholarship, tuition assistance, tuition reimbursement or grant program.

Enhancing lives through higher education, that’s our mission. Each year, ISTS administers more than 600 local, state, national and global programs and helps nearly a million students apply for educational assistance. Our full-service program management approach encompasses the entire lifecycle of a program and includes dedicated support, state-of-the-art technology, stringent data security and valuable resources and recommendations to clients and program participants.

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ISTS is proud to serve a diverse portfolio of program sponsors, including Fortune 500 companies, national associations, community foundations, state agencies and private foundations.

As experts in the field with clients across the globe, ISTS provides SYF with the thought partnership, knowledge and data analysis, and capacity we require to execute a robust and competitive scholarship program. We are sincerely grateful to ISTS for being such a trusted partner in SYF’s effort to help at-risk students begin new journeys previously thought unattainable! – Lauren Rapp, Simon Youth Foundation

We needed a business partner to handle all aspects of our program as we did not have the in-house expertise to do so and that’s exactly what ISTS has done. They helped us design our initial application parameters and their online application process was just what we needed. Over the years we added online chat capability and have them produce several custom reports for us. In addition to these tangible offerings, they provide our program and our applicants impeccable customer service. – Glenda Allred, State of Alabama

ISTS has helped the Taco Bell Foundation streamline its scholarship application, reporting and award distribution processes. We are a small group and previously handled all customer inquiries. ISTS was able to take over the customer care aspect of our program, leaving us time to focus on expanding our programs. […] ISTS also helped to optimize TBF’s award distributions by implementing an all-online process, moving us away from paper processes. ISTS has truly brought the Taco Bell Foundation into the future. – Taryn McNamara, Taco Bell Foundation

We have been a client of ISTS since 2005. Over time they have worked closely with us to adjust our process to meet the needs of our applicants and to maximize emerging technologies such as social media. Their customer service is outstanding. ISTS handles interactions with our scholarship applicants and recipients as if they were an employee of our foundation. I trust ISTS implicitly and consider them a valued member of our team. – Tom Parrish, Scarlett Family Foundation

Working with ISTS is a breath of fresh air – they are professional, experienced and offer a level of expertise that has taken our scholarship program to a new level. The combination of customer care and reporting programs simplify the process, allowing the Hispanic League to focus our energy on working with our sponsors and students. Thank you! – Mari Jo Turner, Hispanic League

The Cailloux Foundation has been a client of International Scholarship and Tuition Services since 2005. Our ISTS Program Managers have been attentive, available, and always extend themselves to help us accomplish our goals. In addition to providing excellent application, review and rating services, ISTS provides us with information about best practices and innovations in the field. They have been on time and precise with every report and treat our applicants with kindness and respect. – Betty Vernon, Cailloux Foundation

Working with International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) was effortless, especially being matched with Adrian McDaniel, Program Manager. Our scholarship applicants reported that using their site for the application process was simple, straightforward and if they ever had any questions, Adrian responded in record time. Being able to use this application service instead of having to manually receive the applications simplified everything. – Eva Ramirez, KP Latino Association