PGH Global strives to offer plans that are comprehensive and meet a multitude of minimum requirements. However, requirements differ by institution.
All international students, scholars or other persons with a current passport who: 1) are engaged in educational activities; and 2) are temporarily located outside his/her home country as a non resident alien; and 3) have not obtained permanent residency status in the U.S. are eligible to enroll in this plan. Those enrolled in an English language or similar program or an Optional Practical Training Program or with an F or J visa are also eligible to enroll in this plan.
Students, with the exception of those with a J visa or those engaged in an Optional Practical Training Program, must actively attend classes for at least the first 31 days after the date for which coverage is purchased. Home study, correspondence and online courses do not fulfill the Eligibility requirements that the student actively attend classes. The Company maintains its right to investigate Eligibility or student status and attendance records to verify that the policy Eligibility requirements have been met.If the Company discovers the Eligibility requirements have not been met, its only obligation is to refund premium.
Eligible students who do enroll may also insure their Dependents. Eligible Dependents are the student's legal spouse and dependent children under 26 years of age.
Dependent Eligibility expires concurrently with that of the Insured student.
US Citizens are not eligible for coverage as a student or a dependent.