All exchange visitors must have sufficient funding during the entire period of their participation in UMMC’s exchange visitor program. The minimum monthly funding requirements are: $1,500 for the J-1 + $500 for a J-2 spouse + $334 for each J-2 child.
How to Calculate
Funding Source/ Examples
Documents to Verify
Program Sponsor Funds
For Salary: Calculate based on length of appointment.
UMMC salary, grant, honorarium, or per diem.
Appointment letter (amount, dates, percentage, authorized signature)
Other Organization Funds
Calculate based on the length of the program.
Only include funding for living expenses (do not include funding for travel or health insurance).
Home university salary, stipend, or paid sabbatical leave
Scholarships & Fellowships
Official award letter (amount of funding, dates of funding, signature, any additional details of agreement)
Use minimum monthly requirement regardless of bank statement amount: Scholar is $1500 + $500 spouse + $334 per child.
Sponsor (family member)
Personal Bank account/letter (with bank logo or letterhead)
All funding documents must be: