ISTS disburses scholarship and grant funds twice a year. Check your scholarship FAQ or award details for specific information about your award. Unless stated otherwise, your check will be mailed to your home address listed on your ISTS My Profile page. Academic Year and Fall scholarship checks are disbursed between July and August before your academic year begins. Winter/Spring scholarship checks are disbursed in December before your academic year begins. ISTS will email confirmation to your account email address when your check has been mailed.