• Carefully read the instructions and accurately complete the Affidavit of Financial Support form.
• Ensure that your total funds meet the minimum financial obligation.
• If you leave the form blank or do not return the form, you will be required to submit a new one before your visa can be processed.
• If you have a sponsor, the sponsor's signature is required.
• Indicate a UAB assistantship only if you have already been awarded the departmental assistantship.

• Must be an original with the stamp/seal of the bank and an official bank signature.
• Bank statement must be an original. Photocopied, faxed or scanned copies will not be accepted.
• Must be in English or have a certified English translation.
• Date on statement cannot be more than 1 year old.
• Must indicate "deposit balance" in US$.
• Must include name of the bank, date statement was prepared, student's name or sponsor's name (in English).

Graduate School News

3MT information sessions offer competition tips, last minute chance to register

3MT squaresIf you are registered for 3MT or want to take advantage of late registration, make plans to attend one of these sessions: Wednesday, September 28 at 2 p.m. in Bevil 170 or Thursday, September 29 at 2 p.m. in Campbell Hall 301. Read more ...

Congratulations to 2016 Postdoc Awards winners

2016 postdoc award winnersThe Office of Postdoctoral Education and Postdoctoral Assocation celebrated -- you guessed it -- UAB's postdocs with an apprecation lunch and awards ceremony on September 20. Read more ...

Record 19,535 students #ChooseUAB - 7,166 of those graduate students

students dining streamEnrollment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, bolstered by record recruitment and retention gains, increased by 1,202 students year-over-year to a record-high 19,535 for the fall 2016 semester.  Read more ...

Left breathless: How asthma influences infection

arthur totten headshot squareArthur Totten, a PhD candidate in Microbiology and an asthmatic himself, studies how allergy sufferers react to bacterial infections. At his Discoveries in the Making presentation at Homewood Public Library on September 8, Arthur talked about a pathogen only found in humans called Mycoplasmas Pneumoniae (Mpn) – bacteria that causes walking pneumonia. Read more ...
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