If you plan to request an application fee waiver, you may begin an application, but do not submit it. Your fee waiver must be approved before you submit your application. Please request the waiver and submit required documentation at least two weeks before application deadlines.

The Graduate School is able to grant application fee waivers only in limited circumstances for domestic applicants who have:

Documented financial need

Applicants need to be able to provide an electronic version of one of the following documents:

  • Copy of Part 1 of your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the institution you are currently attending with an Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,711 or less
  • Proof of being a SNAP participant
  • Documentation of dislocated worker benefit eligibility
  • A benefits verification letter or a benefits summary letter from the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs indicating participation in or eligibility for rehabilitation services.

Participated in one of the following scholar programs

If one of these two circumstances apply to you, please complete the Application Fee Waiver Request Form.

Submit a request

For questions regarding scholar programs application fee waivers, please email graduate.inquire@oregonstate.edu

For questions regarding financial need application fee waivers and other extenuating circumstances, please email graduate.admissions@oregonstate.edu