Minimum Funding Requirements
|Room and Board*
|Health Insurance||$324 and up||$620 and up||$829 and up|
Add $500 each month for the first dependent, and $400 for each addition dependent.
* Room and board estimates are based on an average monthly rent of $600 and approximately $12 for food per day.
** The miscellaneous expense will vary with the needs and spending habits of the scholar; clothing, transportation, laundry and cleaning, toilet articles, medical expense not covered by insurance, hair cuts, leisure activities, etc.
HEALTH INSURANCE IS MANDATORY. You must purchase insurance for yourself and your J-2 dependents immediately upon arrival to the U.S.
You must also be prepared to meet increasing costs due to inflation and other fluctuating economic conditions on a continuing basis.