University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

International Student
Funding Program

General Information

ISSS has a limited amount of financial assistance available for international students who have experienced financial challenges while enrolled in a student at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus.

To be eligible for this funding, an international student must be in F-1 or J-1 student status and enrolled at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

ISSS International Student Funding assists with the cost of tuition, fees, and expenses related to emergencies.

If you would like assistance with an application or have questions about the ISSS Funding Program, you should schedule an appointment to meet with an ISSS Funding Counselor. To do this, call 612-626-7100 and state that you wish to meet an ISSS Funding Counselor. You can also email questions to