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Tuition Waivers

A waiver allows for a portion of a student's tuition not to be paid. The student is responsible for payment of the remaining tuition not covered by the waiver. Waivers are issued only for the period in which a student is currently enrolled; therefore, applications must be submitted no later than the date of Commencement at the end of the spring semester or the official graduation date at the end of the summer session or fall semester.

Description

Who is eligible

What is exempted

Where to apply

Competitive Scholarship Waiver

A limited number of nonresident and international students who have received a competitive scholarship. The scholarship must be administered by a school-recognized scholarship committee.

Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.

Student’s department (undergraduate or graduate student service office).

Economic Development and Diversification Waiver

Nonresident and domiciled international students whose families transferred to Texas as part of the state’s Economic Development and Diversification Plan.

Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.

The University of Texas at Austin

Office of Admissions / GIAC

P O Box 7608

Austin TX 78713-7608
 

http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/apps/financialaid/tofa2.cfm?ID=567

Waiver for faculty members, teaching assistants, and research assistants, and their dependents

Employee, or employee’s dependent. The employee must have a qualifying job title for at least twenty hours per week and must be appointed monthly. The beginning employment date must be on or before the twelfth class day (fourth class day for a summer term), and the end date must be no earlier than the last class day; these dates are published in the academic calendar. If the dependent is the spouse of the employee, a marriage license must be on file with Special Billing, Student Accounts Receivable, MAI 4.

Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.

Enrolled students apply directly to the hiring department.

Graduate School applicants may indicate interest in a teaching or research assistantship when they apply for admission.
 

https://utdirect.utexas.edu/acct/fb/waivers/

Good Neighbor Scholarship

Native-born citizens and residents from nations of the Western Hemisphere other than the United States. Applicant must furnish certified evidence of native-born citizenship and scholastic qualifications.

Tuition.

International Student and Scholar Services

The University of Texas at Austin

International Office

P O Box A

Austin TX 78713-8901
 

http://www.utexas.edu/international/isss/students/financialaid/

Waiver for international students who hold visas allowing for domicile in the United States

International students establishing domicile in Texas and meeting residency requirements.

Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.

The University of Texas at Austin

Office of Admissions / GIAC

P O Box 7608

Austin TX 78713-7608
 

http://bealonghorn.utexas.edu/residency

Waiver for Mexican citizens with financial need

A limited number of students from Mexico who have financial need.

Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.

International Student and Scholar Services

The University of Texas at Austin

International Office

P O Box A

Austin TX 78713-8901
 

http://www.utexas.edu/international/isss/students/financialaid/

Waiver for military personnel stationed in Texas

Certain active-duty military personnel and honorably discharged veterans of the US military stationed in Texas, and their spouses and children. Eligibility is determined by the Office of Admissions.

Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.

The University of Texas at Austin

Office of Admissions / GIAC

P O Box 7608

Austin TX 78713-7608
 

http://bealonghorn.utexas.edu/residency

Nonresidents enrolled in the Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan or Texas Tuition Promise Fund

Nonresident students whose tuition is paid by the Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan for the semester for which the waiver is issued.

Nonresident portion of tuition

The University of Texas at Austin

Student Accounts Receivable

Special Billing

P O Box 7398

Austin TX 78713-7398

Waiver for military veterans, spouses, and children moving to Texas

Veteran must be eligible for benefits under the federal Post 9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008 or another federal law authorizing educational benefits for veterans.

Child must be twenty-five years of age or younger on the first day of the semester or summer term for which the benefit is used. Eligibility may be extended if child can provide proof of severe illness or debilitating condition that prevented prior enrollment.

Applicant must provide a letter of intent to establish residence in Texas.

Nonresident portion of tuition. The student is responsible for payment of resident tuition.

The University of Texas at Austin

Office of Admissions / GIAC

P O Box 7608

Austin TX 78713-7608
 

http://bealonghorn.utexas.edu/residency

 


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