Fees and Logistics
"I learned invaluable information on what makes entrepreneurship unique in Israel. In fact, the ISBA program has inspired me to pursue a career in venture capital." —2014 ISBA Alum
The program fee is $4,500, and includes tuition, housing, insurance, excursion costs and some meals. You’re responsible for your airfare, food, and additional expenses, such as elective travel. Scholarships are available.
For additional information, see the academy’s FAQ page.
Go to sa.wustl.edu for the ISBA application or click “Apply Now” on the right column of the page. You must submit a completed application, application essays, official transcript, and two academic letters of recommendations. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
Letters of recommendation and transcripts can be mailed or faxed to:
Campus Box 1133
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
Applications due February 15, 2015, however completed applications will be evaluated and early acceptance given on a rolling basis starting January 5.
Room and Board
You stay in a two- or three-bedroom, fully furnished apartment in Tel Aviv, with three to five other students. Each dormitory-style bedroom contains two beds and desks. Apartments also have a bathroom; a kitchen with a refrigerator, an electric cooker, and kitchenware; a table and chairs, Internet, and air-conditioning.
Busses run daily between the apartments and the IDC campus on class days.