Need-Based Medical Fund

BIO Medical Fund

Berkeley International Office administers a medical fund to help international students who experience unanticipated medical costs. The maximum award is $1,000 and the medical fund award is paid to the medical provider directly. The fund cannot be used to reimburse students for expenses or applied to accounts that have already been paid.


In order to apply for the medical fund, you must:

  • Be enrolled.
  • Be able to submit an original bill or invoice
  • Be able to demonstrate financial need
  • Have a balance that is:
    • not covered by insurance 
    • current (has not gone to collections)
    • payable by credit card

How to Apply

In order to obtain an application or to learn more about the Medical Fund, students must contact the Berkeley International Office to discuss with an advisor.