Awards/ Prizes


UAB Students
  • Award payment and/or award reimbursement is subject to 30% federal withholding.
  • Award payment must be processed through UAB Payroll Department.
  • SSN and/or ITIN is required.

Non UAB Students
  • Award payment and/or award reimbursement is subject to 30% federal withholding.
  • Award payment must be processed through UAB Payroll Department.
  • Employment Authorization Document is required.
  • SSN and/or ITIN is required.

Note:
  • Any reimbursements not related to “award payment” will not be subject to tax.
  • ISSS does not facilitate any reimbursements. For pure reimbursement, the payment request can be processed through UAB Accounts Payable.

Scholarship/Fellowship Award Classified as Trainee


  • A payment that is considered a “Trainee Payment” is subject to 14% federal withholding unless a tax treaty exception applies.
  • SSN and/or ITIN is required.

Note:
  • SSN and/or ITIN is required in order to receive a tax treaty benefit.

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