Visiting Scholar Applicants

Thank you for your interest in Missouri S&T! We are delighted you are considering our university for your visiting scholar program. Please note that academic departments must initiate the process for bringing visiting scholars to the S&T campus. The J-1 applicant and the academic department each have separate forms to complete as part of this process. All forms must be submitted to International Affairs by the academic department. Please submit all forms and information to

First step

As a visiting scholar applicant, the first step in the DS-2019 application process is to complete the form, Bio Details/Sect 212 Form, and submit it to the inviting academic department.


Please read about the insurance information requirement that you must fulfill upon arrival in the United States.

Additional Information

For additional information about the J-1 exchange visitor program, please refer to the following Department of State (DOS) common questions page.