Top Bar

Bishop McNamara


Host an International Student

Welcome a new family member into your home and gain a lifelong friend! Bishop McNamara is partnered with gphomestay and in need of families interested in welcoming an international student into their home for the 10 month, 2016-2017 academic school year. Hosts receive local supports from a trained Residential Coordinator and a monthly stipend of $700 to cover the cost of room and board, 3 meals daily, and transportation to/from school and related activities. Hosts do not have to have a student enrolled at Bishop Mac to qualify!

Know someone who would make a great host family? Refer them and earn $300!

Tell your friends, neighbors, and family members about the amazing opportunity to host an international student studying in the U.S. Simply direct potential host families to to complete an online application. Make sure they include your contact information on the application. Once the referred host family is fully approved to host an international student, gphomestay will send you $300. Every time a referred host family is approved, you’ll receive an additional referral bonus.

Call (617) 749-6972 or visit to learn more today!

"Being Gphomestay parents has been a GREAT experience for us. I am learning to cook new foods, some of a new language, and having the boys around is keeping us young!"- Lisa Thomas Huntley, Bishop Mac Host Mom

Student Applications

Begin the student application process here.

Host Family Applications

Begin the host family application process here.