International Student Services
Affidavit of Financial Support
Dear Prospective HFC F-1 Student:
U.S. immigration regulations require that HFC obtain reliable documentation that an F-1
student has sufficient funds to pay all expenses as necessary to complete their program of
study and to cover living expenses while they reside in the United States. Applicants must
provide documentary evidence that specific funds are available to cover the first year.
Expenses are listed below.
Please complete this Affidavit of Financial Support for yourself or as a sponsor of a student.
Submit this form with your or your sponsor’s current bank statement showing funds in the
amount of $22,500 U.S. dollars. The bank statement must be no older than three months
from the issuance of the I-20.
Estimated expenses include but are not limited to:
Tuition, fees and educational expenses (9 months) $ 8,500
Living expenses (12 Months) $ 14,000
Total expenses for first year $ 22,500
Living expenses for accompanying spouse (F-2) $ 6,750
Living expenses for accompanying child (F-2) $ 3,750
(If multiple sponsors, each sponsor should complete the affidavit and submit bank statements)
My relationship to the student is (Self, Parent, Uncle/Aunt, etc.). I,
(Print full name of sponsor, if self-sponsoring use your name) guarantee
provide the necessary funds for all educational and living expenses for ,
(Name of student or “myself” if self-sponsoring) during his/her/my stay in the U.S. as a student at
HFC. I understand that I am responsible for his/her/my expenses during my entire stay and have at
least $22,500 U.S. dollars in cash to cover the first year as demonstrated by the attached bank
I hereby declare that the contents of the above statement(s) are true and correct. Moreover, I will not
request any services from the student in return for the promised support and I fully understand it is a
violation of law to require domestic work, child care or any other kinds of service from the student.
Signature: _ Date: