J-1 Scholars

Types of J-1 Scholars

J-1 Research Scholars and Professors

Requirements: Exchange Visitors in the Research Scholar or Professor categories must have the minimum of the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree and academic credentials and experience in the field they will be associated with at Brown University

Length of stay: The program must be a minimum of 3 weeks and has a maximum length of stay of 5 years.   There are no extensions beyond 5 years.


J-1 Short Term Scholar

Requirements: Exchange Visitors in the J-1 Short Term Scholar category must have the minimum of the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree and academic credentials and experience in the field they will be associated with at Brown University

Length of stay: There is a one day minimum length of stay required and a 6 month maximum stay for J-1 Short Term Scholars.   There are no extensions beyond 6 months.


J-1 Specialists

Requirements: Exchange Visitors in the J-1 Specialist category must have academic credentials and experience in the field they will be associated with at Brown University

Length of stay: There is a 3 week minimum length of stay required and a 12 month maximum stay for J-1 Specialists.  There are no extensions beyond 12 months.


 

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