International Student Affidavit of Support

International Student Affidavit of Support                                                                           

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services require prospective international students to demonstrate that they are financially able to cover their educational expenses at least for the first academic year and that, barring unforeseen circumstances, adequate funding will be available for subsequent years. 

Tuition and fees                   $ 11,000

Room and Board                 $   6,000   * College housing is not available.  Students are responsible for ecuring housing on their own.

Books and supplies            $   1,400

Health Insurance                $   1,600    * Massachusetts State Law requires full time students to participate in health insurance plan.

Total Expenses                  $ 21,000

The financial sponsor should complete this affidavit and provide current official bank or financial institution records that provide proof of readily available funds.  This affidavit along with original financial records must be stamped or sealed by a notary public; bank official or individual authorized to certify documents.  

______________________________________                         _______________________________________
Applicant’s Name                                                                            Sponsor’s Name


______________________________________                         _______________________________________
Country of Citizenship                                                                          Sponsor’s Address

______________________________________                         _______________________________________
Home Country Address                                                                        Sponsor’s Address

 ______________________________________                         _______________________________________
City                           State                Zip Code                                      City                           State                Zip Code


______________________________________                         _______________________________________
Applicant’s Address in the U.S.                                                           Sponsor’s email or phone number


______________________________________                         Sponsor’ Relationship with applicant
City                           State                Zip Code                                      □ mother      □ father       □ relative

______________________________________                         □ friend        □ other    

e-mail address                                                                                      

                                                                                                                  NATURE OF SUPPORT

                                                                                                                  □Tuition and fees for the amount of $_______________

                                                                                                                  □Living expenses for the amount of $ _______________

I _____________________________( sponsor) hereby certify that I am willing and able to provide financial

support  as above stated for ____________________________ (student) while he/she is enrolled at Berkshire Community College.


_____________________________________                                     _________________________________         Sponsor’s Signature                                                                               Seal and signature of Notary Public                 

Date _________________                                                                     Date _____________________