All new international students are required to show proof that funds are guaranteed for the first year of study. Please
ensure that adequate funding will continue to be available from the same or equally dependable sources for subsequent
years. You may be asked to show proof of this at your visa interview.
This proof can come from several different sources (personal, family, university, business, etc.); however, you must be
sure to have supporting documents for each of the sources of funding. Below are the requirements for each type of
documentation. Be sure to obtain two copies of ALL documents: one for your own records, the second to bring
with you when applying for your visa at the U.S. Consular office and to show upon your entry to the U.S.
For the 2020 academic year, the financial proof required of 49,080 USD for graduate international students.
The Kettering University Affidavit of Support form must be completed by the applicant and signed by the person(s)
responsible for your funding for the entire duration of the course of study at Kettering University. The financial sponsor
may be a parent, legal guardian, government, educational institution or an official agency. If you are supporting your own
studies, you must provide proof of funds and complete the section as indicated below.
Official bank statement (six-month history) or official bank letter (on bank letterhead and signed).
Must be dated within six months of the date of submission.
Official bank statement (six-month history) or official bank letter (on bank letterhead and signed)
from sponsor(s). Sponsor(s) must sign Verification section on this form. Must be dated within six
months of the date of submission.
Official scholarship award letter from the institution awarding the scholarship. The award letter
must contain the name of the applicant, the amount of money available for each year of study, the
duration of the award, and the name of Kettering University as the institution to which the award
Official letter from the lending institution indicating approval of the loan and the amount approved.
Official letter indicating amount of support and containing the same information as for
“Scholarship” described above.
**Any combination of Funds is acceptable, as long as you demonstrate you can cover the full cost
Name of Applicant (must match passport)
Family/Last Name First/Given Name Middle Name
Do you plan to come with dependents (spouse/children)? ________________
If yes, please complete the Dependent Affidavit of Support Form and submit required documents for each dependent.
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