J-1 Student Non-Degree

J-1 Student Non-Degree

This J-1 category is used by UCSF to sponsor international students who have been admitted to a prescribed, non-degree academic program with a specific educational objective. Such a course of study may include classroom instruction, and research projects.

Eligibility

  1. Admitted to a UCSF academic study or research program for a prescribed course of study.
  2. Have adequate knowledge of English to successfully complete the program.
  3. Maintain health insurance for self and J-2 dependents for the duration of the program.
  4. Demonstrate appropriate funding for self and spouse for the entire length of program.
  5. Significant amount of funding (51%) must come from non-personal source. See below.

Funding

A  non-personal source could be a home institution, employer, national or local government grant, scholarship or fellowship. 

Some possible funding sources are below:

http://www.fundingusstudy.org/

http://www.internationalscholarships.com/

http://www.internationalstudent.com/scholarships/

http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/about/programs/scholarship-programs

http://www.iefa.org/

http://www.fundsnetservices.com/

http://www.isoa.org/list_scholarships.aspx

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