List of Documents

We are accepting applications for the Fall Semester! The deadline to apply for 2022 is November 10th.

Dear prospective applicant:

The following is a list of documents and forms you must submit in order to apply for a student loan at the Leo S. Rowe Fund.  Please carefully read the “General Conditions” and “Frequently Asked Questions” before you fill out the application form.  It is your responsibility to gather all listed documents and submit them through the Loan Application Form.  Temporarily certain documents may be submitted via email to    

  • Completed Loan Application Form

  • Completed form from Foreign Student Advisor, temporarily, the Advisor may send the form directly to the with digital signature.

  • A copy of your I-20 or DS-2019 form. 

  • An official enrollment verification from the University certifying your full time status for the period for which the loan is requested and expected completion date. 

  • Most recent official  transcripts. 

  • A copy of the pages of your passport that identify your:

    • Picture, personal data, and country of citizenship.

    • The visa granted by the United States government.

  • I-94 form from the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).  You may obtain the I-94 form at: including the latest entry date into the U.S.

  • Evidence of other sources of financing to cover the greater part of the academic expenses. For instance, a copy of documents that demonstrate funding from scholarships, fellowships, and subsidies granted to pursue your present studies. Also, submit proof of any salary that you are earning or have earned in the United States. 

  • An official email or letter of recommendation from a professor or academic advisor. 

    Rowe Fund loans must be underwritten by a guarantor who signs an agreement pledging to repay the unpaid balance of the debt should the loan recipient default.  Acceptable guarantors may be: a) preferably, either a  citizen or permanent resident of the United States (other than spouse), or b) an institution, person, entity, or mechanism specifically accepted by the Rowe Fund Committee.  

    The following documents are required for a citizen or permanent resident of the United States:  Temporarily, the requested documents below are received electronically on the condition that the original Guarantor's Agreement duly notarized be sent later by mail.

  • Original copy of the Guarantor’s Agreement Form, duly notarized.

  • A letter from the employer of the guarantor stating his/her annual income and the initial date of his/her employment.

  • The most recent copy of the guarantor's bank statement or letter from the bank indicating the length of time the guarantor has been their customer.

    The guarantor must reside in the US and submit copy of any of the following as proof of such status:
    • Birth certificate.

    • U.S. passport.  

    • If the guarantor is a permanent U.S. resident, he/she must submit a copy of his/her green card. 

    Loan applications are processed through the Secretariat of the Rowe Fund.  Loan applications that comply with the eligibility requirements will be reviewed and evaluated by the Committee; however, this is not to be defined as automatic approval.  The decision of the Committee, which is final, is informed to the applicant by the Secretariat of the Fund.  If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Leo S. Rowe Fund Secretariat at:

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