Application Process

The ISSO is pleased that you have decided to join the Brandeis community! 

Once you have received your Brandeis appointment letter, please fill out the online scholar application.  In order to complete this you will want to have the following scanned documents handy:

1) A copy of your passport

If dependents are accompanying you, we will also need a copy of their passports.

2) Proof of Funding

U.S. immigration regulations require Brandeis University to verify that international scholars requesting J-1 status have documented proof of funding for the duration of their time at Brandeis University. Funding requirements for new, transfer or continuing J-1 Scholars must meet the following requirements:

To help answer some of your questions about your arrival at Brandeis, the ISSO has prepared the following information: