Vocational Studies in the United States
1. Find and apply to a SEVP-approved(Student and Exchange Visitor Program) school in the United States. After the SEVP-approved school accepts your enrollment, you will be registered for the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). Remember you must apply and gain admission to the accredited program in order to qualify for a visa.
2. Find and apply for Special Opportunities and Financial Aid such scholarships, grants to fund your studies and your stay. Keep in mind that the cost of living varies greatly depending on where you live in the United States.
4. Prepare for your travel to the United States. Prepare by gathering pre-departure materials and documents for arrival such as a valid passport and any additional documentation provided to you by your school/program such as acceptance letters, scholarship award letters, etc.
If you are currently in the United States lawfully and would like to pursue an education in the United States, you may be eligible for a Change of Status.