Frequently Asked Questions about the IBC

The information below pertains to the 2016 course iteration.

Where can I find the scholarship application and what does the scholarship cover?

We offer a limited number of need-based scholarships to international participants who will have significant travel expenses and are from developing countries. These scholarships provide support for tuition and dormitory stay ($1,100 + up to 8 nights). The scholarship does not cover travel expenses or the Research Ethics Post-Session. The scholarship application can be downloaded here.

What is the cost to attend?

  • Pre-session: $200
  • Main session: $825 [student & government rate]
  • Main session: $1,100 [regular rate]
  • Post-session: $600

Where can I stay if I attend?

A block of rooms is being held for IBC participants at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn @ Key Bridge on campus for a discounted rate.

Directions to the campus hotel from the GUTS shuttle stop and from the hotel to the IBC registration desk are available on the map below.

Participants interested in staying off-campus might try the nearby Key Bridge Marriott.

What meals are provided at IBC?

Breakfast (8 am-9 am) and lunch (12-1:30 pm) have been pre-paid for IBC participants (please be sure to wear your name tags) and are available at the Faculty Club which is located in the Leavey Center. There will also be coffee breaks in the morning and snacks will be provided in the afternoon.

In addition, there will an opening reception on Tuesday, June 7 at 4:30 pm in the Quad and a Closing Reception on Friday, June 10 from 5-7 pm

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