Once a participant is accepted into a Wabash workshop or colloquy, the Wabash Center will need to determine the correct procedure for payment of stipends. This process, according to US immigration and tax law, will depend upon the citizenship or immigration status of the participant while in the United States. Workshop and colloquy participants will be asked to fill out and submit the Tax Information Form and assist the Wabash Center in establishing their citizenship and/or visa status so that the stipend may be paid.
- U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents – no restrictions on stipend payments.
- Canadian citizens working in Canada – no restrictions on payment if you enter the U.S. as a B-1 Visitor for Business. You must request and fill out the appropriate paperwork prior to your travel to the United States.
- Citizens of other countries teaching in the US and Canada will need to submit photocopies of their immigration status documents so we can determine the correct procedure for the payment of a stipend.
- The Wabash Center cannot pay stipends to participants in the U.S. with H-1B status. This status is for individuals who have long term employment with a specific employer thus that employer is the only entity authorized to pay the individual.
Citizenship has no bearing on the Wabash Center's selection of participants, only on our ability to pay stipends. We deeply regret these restrictions, but we are confident that participants will still find our programs valuable. The Wabash Center reimburses participants for all workshop- and colloquy-related travel expenses and covers all room and board expenses for participants.
Tax Information Form
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