Graduate Student Application Fee Waiver

If you fall into one of the categories below, you can mark the specific application waiver request as you complete the online graduate application. 

You must provide documentation to Graduate Admissions ( proving that you qualify for a waiver in one of the following prior to your application being complete for program review.

The application fee is non-refundable. All fee waiver requests must be approved. If your request is not approved, you will be required to pay the $50.00 non-refundable application fee. We cannot reimburse the application fee if you request a waiver after you pay the fee.

Current AmeriCorps or Earth Corps Members

Have your current supervisor send an email indicating you are currently serving, including your intended term of service and service dates.

AmeriCorps or Earth Corps Alums

Email a copy of your AmeriCorps Service Letter found at Please send a copy for each completed term of service. 

International Earth Corps alums must have Earth Corps staff send an email indicating your term of service and service dates.

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Email a copy of your Description of Service (DOS) Statement or Certification of Service for Employment Services.