Fund Details
ISSS: Emergency Funds Fall 2022


For Students: Emergency Funds can provide financial assistance for degree-seeking international students enrolled at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities who have experienced financial challenges due to unforeseen circumstances. Depending on a student’s situation and need, Academic Financial Support can help with tuition, fees, and insurance costs.

Special Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have financial need.
  • Be admitted to and enrolled in a degree program at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
  • Be in the final stages of degree program or have a short-term financial need.
  • Be registered for at least one credit. 
  • Be making satisfactory academic progress.
  • Be in legal F-1 or J- 1 student status and have held this status for at least one year while attending the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. 
  • Completed at least one academic year in your current degree program for graduate/professional students, and two academic years for undergraduate students. 
  • Not have received Academic Financial Support for another previous degree and/or major.
  • Received funding for less than two years for undergraduates, less than one year for master's programs, or less than two years for Doctoral programs.
  • Priority is given to students who are employed and submit a Verification of Employment form.
  • Spend reasonably and frugally.

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact ISSS Fund at

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    Begin Accepting Applications Date:
    Deadline Date (CST Time Zone):
    12/30/2022 12:00 AM