​Tuition rate is $25,000 per fellow and may be funded organizationally or individually. Applicants should ensure they have funding in place prior to applying. Tuition will be invoiced once Fellows are notified of their acceptance into the program and is due upon receipt.

Fees Cover:

  • Access to key modules from the IHI Open School, to refresh knowledge of improvement science and patient safety principles and methods before starting the Fellowship
  • Access to the CPPS online review course and credentialing exam
  • Two, three-day virtual retreats (February and June 2022)
  • Two, in-person meetings, including graduation celebration (December 2023 and December 2024)
  • Bi-weekly live virtual meetings
  • Bi-weekly self-paced online learning modules
  • Strategic project scoping and individualized mentoring
  • Access to the Fellowship learning community, affinity groups, and faculty
  • Access to the Fellowship alumni community


Full payment is due 60 days before the start of the program. If payment in full is not received within 60 days prior to the program start date, IHI will notify you and cancel your registration.

  • Credit card payments: Enter your credit card information online during the registration process, or call the IHI Customer Experience Department to process payment over the phone.
  • Check payments: Please mail a copy of the invoice with your check made payable to IHI


For cancellations made within 45 days before the start of a program: Registration fees are fully refundable if a written request is received by on or before 45 days before the start of the program


IHI will issue all refunds in the original payment type (credit card or check) within 30 days. Registrations received after 45 days or less before the start of the program are not refundable

Scholarship Funding 

There are a limited number of scholarships available. More information on applying for a scholarship can be found on our Fellowship scholarships page.

Available Scholarships:

  • The Berwick & Bisognano IHI Scholarship Fund for Emerging Leaders: The Fund is designed to support the mentoring, coaching, and development of health care leaders in quality and safety worldwide, with an intentional and singular focus on providing Fellowship access to leaders of color and those representing populations that have been historically overlooked and undervalued.
  • Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Scholarship: These scholarships are intended for applicants from a range of disciplines who have a demonstrated commitment to diagnostic excellence and, through the application process, also demonstrate that they will meaningfully benefit from this intensive quality, safety, and improvement experience. Individual applicants pursuing a Strategic Impact Project in Diagnostic Excellence are eligible to apply.
  • IHI Need-Based Scholarship: There are a limited number of partial, need-based scholarships available annually. Need-based scholarships provide funds for applicants based on level of financial need.