According to US Department of State regulations, Temple University must verify that the J-1 Applicant has sufficient funding before we can issue a Form DS-2019. Applicants must attach documentation from at least one of the options below if s/he will not receive funding from Temple University. If the document is not in English, it must be translated.

J-1 Applicant must show:

  • A minimum of US$24,000 per year or $2,000 per month of the program
  • That the money that is"liquid" (not frozen)
  • Extra financial documentation for dependents: $4000/year for a spouse and $2500/year per child


Funding Options/Requirements