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Information for Non-US citizens coming to the United States

April 15, 2006

US Visa Requirements for Non-US citizens traveling to the US

Non-US citizens receiving grant or fellowship funds from the Wenner-Gren Foundation AND using these funds or a portion thereof to travel to the US should enter the US under an F (Student) or J (Exchange Visitor) visa. US academic institutions can sponsor an individual's application for an F or J visa. The Wenner-Gren Foundation is not permitted to sponsor visa applications for Non-US citizens.

Because of significant US tax implications, the Foundation generally does not provide funding to individuals traveling to the US under any other visa status. For more info