International Student Resources

Campus and General

Studying in the United States comes with different words and new expressions that you may not be familiar with, please check this link to learn more about what these new terms mean.

Click here for housing information (on-campus or off-campus): http://www.fau.edu/international/prospective/Housing_Info.php

Check out the International Student Housing Guide!

  • This guide was created and optimized for international students coming to study in the U.S. It provides a detailed breakdown of the housing search process, what to consider in choosing housing/types/roommates, and really handy things like a housing timeline, checklist, glossary, etc. 

Also take a look at this housing guide for more information!

Students are required to notify the University regarding any travel on behalf of FAU. This includes in-state, out-of-state, and international travel. To learn more about Student Travel visit the website at fau.edu/studenttravel.

All International students and scholars with F and J non-immigrant status in the United States are required to have health insurance that meets the guidelines set by the Florida Board of Governors Regulation BOG 6.009 and FAU Regulation 4.009.

For more information please visit: http://fau.edu/international/current/insurance.php

 

Off-campus Resources

Aaron Blumberg
Fragomen, Del Rey, et, al.
Business Immigration Attorney
1 786 539-1731 Work
ablumberg@fragomen.com
One Alhambra Plaza Suite 600
Coral Gables, FL33134
United States of America
Elaine Kimbrell
Ware|Gasparian
Associate
(504) 830-5900 Work
(866) 833-8308 Work
elaine@david-ware.com
3850 North Causeway Boulevard Suite 555
Metairie, LA 70002

 

Grant Kaplan
Law Offices of Grant Kaplan
Immigration Attorney
(561) 948-3406 Work
(888) 386-5661 Work
7100 W. Camino Real Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33433
David Ware
Ware|Gasparian
Attorney at Law
(504) 830-5900 Work
(504) 450-9924 Work
dware@david-ware.com
3850 N. Causeway Blvd. Suite 555
Metairie Louisiana 70002-1752
http://www.david-ware.com/

 

Elizabeth R. Blandon
Blandon Law
Immigration Attorney
(954) 385-0157 Work
ERBlandonLaw@aol.com
2853 Executive Park Drive
Weston, FL 33331
www.Blandon-Law.com

FAU does not necessarily endorse any of these immigration attorneys; choosing an immigration attorney must be done carefully


 

International Student Scholarships

 

Download the Request for Out-of-State Waiver for Florida High School Graduates from the link below and fill all the information:

http://www.fau.edu/admissions/pdf/FAUoutofstatewaiver.pdf

After you are done, take the form and supporting documents to the office of Undergraduate admissions.

Graduate Assistantships are one way for graduate students to finance their educational studies at Florida Atlantic University. Assistantships are intended to attract high-quality, degree seeking students and provide them with professional experiences while at FAU that will prepare them for their future work.Students interested in applying for an assistantship should contact their graduate programs directly. Some general assistantship opportunities may be posted on the Graduate College's Facebook Page and on the Human Resources Employment Opportunities page.

 

For more information, check out this webpage: http://www.fau.edu/graduate/tuition-benefits/

To learn more about fellowship awards and to apply, see link below.

http://www.fau.edu/graduate/current-students/fellowships-and-awards.php

Grants

Grants are awards that are based on financial need or merit-based.

http://www.fau.edu/finaid/types-of-aid/grants.php

International/non-citizen students can try to:

  • Check their country’s embassy or a consulate here in the U.S. or with the appropriate government office back in their country to see what they offer. 
  • Try the U.S. Department of Labor’s free online scholarship search.
  • Ask the academic department or career school the student plans to attend whether they offer any aid for international students.
  • Check the Education USA website.
  • Check eligibility for Federal Financial Aid.
  • $2000 Annual Design Scholarship for the Fall and Spring Semesters. About the scholarship: Students can submit their designs - past or present - and have a chance to win our grand prize. The winner will also receive a design critique session with Ken Braun, Founder & Chief Creative Officer. Ken Braun is an inducted member in the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences and the Forbes Agency Council. He is also an award show judge for the WEBBY Awards and the CSS Design Awards.

 

Additional Resources

 Last Modified 7/25/19