Visiting Scholars Admitted Visiting Scholars

Payments

Deposit

Once you are accepted by the program, $800 deposit must be paid to secure your slot in the program. This deposit payment will be applied toward your scholars program fee.

Pay your deposit

DS2019

The UW School of Law works with the International Scholars Operations (ISO) office to issue your “Certificate of Eligibility” DS2019, which costs $300 (new rate effective July 1, 2020) per person. This document is needed to apply for a J visa through your local U.S. embassy. Any accompanying family members in J-2 status also need a DS2019 document, so please pay for all J-1 and J-2 participants now.

Pay DS2019 fees

We need to receive your deposit payment and DS2019 processing fee reimbursement to the UW School of Law before we can move ahead with your visiting scholar appointment.

Amended DS2019 Reissue Fee

The UW School of Law works with the International Scholars Operations (ISO) office to issue your “Certificate of Eligibility” DS2019, which costs $65.00 to reissue. Pay the DS2019 Reissue fee.


Forms

After you make your payments, please send the following documents to uwvs@uw.edu.

  1. J1 Intake Form
  2. Academic HR Appointment Agreement
  3. Workplace Misconduct Attestation Form

Visas for Studying in the United States

All international visiting scholars at the University of Washington who are not U.S. citizens must maintain a valid visa status for the duration of their visit (limited exceptions apply). Upon acceptance, the Visiting Scholars Program Coordinator and the UW Office of International Scholars (ISO) will assist the scholar in obtaining the documents (DS-2019 form) necessary in order to request a J-1 visa. For more information, please check the University of Washington J-1 Reference Guide.