Administrative Fees

The charge for each Visiting Foreign Scholar or Visiting Foreign Researcher is set forth below.  Payment may be made by cash, credit card or check, and upon arrival.

Duration: Up To Three Months
Doctoral Students: $1,000
Others: $2,000

Duration: Three-Six Months
Doctoral Students: $2,000
Others: $4,000

Duration: Six Months-One Year
Doctoral Students: $3,000
Others: $6,000

*Waiver Policy:  Prospective visitors who would like to be considered for a waiver of the administrative fee must submit a notarized affidavit certifying that you will receive no outside financial assistance, and documenting assets, debts, etc., with accompanying documents (i.e., last two years of your income tax return, translated into English).  Please note that submitting these materials does not guarantee that the administrative fee will be waived.  Waiver requests are granted on a very limited basis.  Requests for fee waivers made after arrival in the U.S. cannot be considered.