Note: Applicant must be able to legally work in the U.S.
AYS bears no responsibility in obtaining work permits for applicants who are not naturalized US citizens. Please do not submit an application at this time if you are unable to receive this fellowship.
You must be able to provide documentation of your ability to work. F1 visa holders cannot accept off-campus employment at anytime during the first year of their studies. Under certain circumstances, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) may grant permission to accept off-campus employment after one year of study. F-1 students may accept on campus employment in your university without seeking prior permission from USCIS.