Private Funds

Private funds can be supported by the student, friends or family members.  Financial support can come from inside or outside the United States. If you will use private funds to support your education at WTAMU, please provide the following:

Bank Letter: 

  • Should be current. The bank letter(s) should include the current ending balance. Bank statement(s) need to show the most current monthly statement with an ending balance.
  • Should be official. The bank letter should be on official company Letterhead/Stationery. Bank statement should clearly identify document source (monthly mailed statement, online statement, statement by request, etc.) and include the account holder's name, type of account, bank name and branch.
  • Should be legible. Originals may be requested at West Texas A&M University's discretion
  • Should contain the specific amount of money available. The letter or bank statement must show liquid assets such as cash deposits, certificates of deposit, saving accounts, etc. Statements regarding property, jewelry, cars, loans and other non-liquid assets are NOT acceptable. Statements regarding investments such as stocks and bonds are also not acceptable.
  • Should contain the specific denomination and currency of the funds. It is acceptable that the funds are in currencies other than U.S. dollars.
  • Additional Information may be requested on a case by case basis
  • Sample Bank Statement

Personal Support Letter

  • Please have the individual who is supporting you complete the Sponsor’s Financial Letter and submit it with their financial documents
  • If your funding comes from multiple sponsors, each sponsor needs to provide this form, along with the bank statement.
  • Please note - West Texas A&M University will not accept Chartered Accountant Statements