Acceptable Types of Financial Documentation. These materials should be submitted through your tuportal.temple.edu account. You can provide documentation from more than one source if necessary.
||ISSS requires a recent (no more than three months old at the time of submission) bank statement. Statement should be in English and demonstrate that funds will be readily available to meet the student's expenses. A bank statement is a document issued by your bank that indicates when the account was opened, how much money is in the account, and who is the owner of the account. If the bank statement is not in your name, please complete the "Affidivit of Support" that is contained in our Certificate Of Eligibility Application.
||Individuals who are employed in their home country and are being sponsored by that company while studying at Temple University must provide proof of such. This will be in the form of a company letter indicating the amount of funding that will be provided, how long the funding will be provided, and whether or not the funds will be for the employee or his/her child.|
|Affidavit of Support
||An affidavit of support indicates that the student will receive room and board while in the U.S. Any statement regarding financial support must be accompanied by a bank statement.|
|Assistantship Letters from Temple University
||Individuals who will be receiving a graduate assistantship must submit a copy of the award letter to ISSS indicating the amount of the funds. If you are entirely dependent upon an assistantship to begin your studies at temple University, you may wait until you recieve confirmaton that it has been awarded before you apply.|
||Students/scholars receiving a scholarship from the government in their home country, must provide ISSS with a copy of the award letter. ISSS cannot make any assumptions about what costs are included, so students/scholars need to make sure the letters list every item that will be supported (tuition, living expenses, etc.).|
||Students/scholars who have a company that will be providing them with financial support, must provide ISSS with the following: