FAQs - Proof of Financial Resources
What is an affidavit of support? Is it acceptable for my sponsor to write a letter instead of filling out the form?
Why am I required to submit proof of financial resources as part of my application for admission to Portland State?
I will be living with a relative or host family while studying at Portland State. Am I required to submit a bank statement for the full amount of the estimated living expenses to show proof of financial resources?
Am I required to submit proof of personal financial resources or can I show the resources of a sponsor instead?
I plan to transfer away from Portland State in less than one year. Am I required to submit proof of financial resources for the entire school year?
I don't think my living expenses will be as much as Portland State's estimates. Am I required to submit proof of financial resources for the entire amount?
Am I limited to the number of credits reflected in the tuition, fees and estimated living expenses documentation?
I have a bank letter that indicates that I have maintained an account for a certain number of years, but does not specify my account balance. Will this satisfy the proof of financial resources requirement?
I don't have adequate funds in a bank account to cover one year of tuition and living expenses at Portland State, but I do have other assets. Can these assets be used as proof of financial resources?
My studies at Portland State will be sponsored by my government. What financial documentation should I submit?
What amount of financial support do I need to show adequate proof of financial resouces when I apply for admission to Portland State?