Types of Funding

Due to strict reporting requirements, it is imperative that all funding information be provided regarding the position in which the exchange scholar is employed.

Below is a table of possible funding sources, their descriptions and the required documentation that will need to be provided with the DS-2019 Scholar Request Form.

Funding Type
DescriptionRequired Documentation
Program Sponsor (UAA)
The amount of money being paid through the university to host the scholar.
Appointment Letter with Salary Information
U.S. Government Agency
The amount of mopney supplied by a US Government Agency that was directly contributed to this appointment (for instance, from a specific grant or program)
Award Letter(s)
International Organization(s)
The amount of money award by an international agency to support this appointment.
Award Letter(s)
Exchange Visitor's Government
The amount of money directly contributed by the visitor's home country for this appointment.
Award Letter(s)
The Bilateral Commission of the Exchange Visitor's Country
The amount of money directly contributed by the bilateral commission of the visitor's home country for this appointment.Award Letter(s)
Other Organizations
The amount of money awarded from other organizations for this appointment.
Award Letter(s)
Personal Funds
The amount of money the visitor and/or non-governmental sponsor are contributing for his or her living expenses while on this appointment.
  • Affidavit(s) of Support
  • Bank Statement(s)