Mandatory room and board for nonresident alien student

September 1, 2022

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Q.¬†We understand Publication 515 mentions payments towards room and board for degree-seeking nonresident alien students are not qualified scholarship amounts. However, it also mentions tuition and fees required for enrollment or attendance at an educational organization are qualified scholarship expenses. Our university has a mandatory requirement that first-year students (including non-resident aliens) are required to use the university's dorms for their room and board. Thus, these students'…

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