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Undergraduate Application Fee Waivers
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions supports a Fee Waiver program for qualifying students. This waiver covers the cost of Application to Texas Tech University. In seeking a waiver for the application fee to the institution, please consider the following criteria:
To qualify, an applicant must be a United States Citizen, permanent resident, or a student identified under Senate Bill 1528 (79th Legislature, 2005) as a resident of Texas. International applicants do not qualify for this fee waiver. Students seeking a post baccalaureate undergraduate degree do not qualify for this waiver.
Additionally, an applicant seeking to qualify for the fee waiver must demonstrate that the application fee presents a significant financial hardship and meet at least one of the following criteria: (Qualifying documentation to be submitted with the request for a fee waiver).
- A SAT/ACT/NACAC fee waiver with a copy of an appropriate income tax form for the semester for which the applicant is seeking admission.
•Spring 2014 2011 Income Tax Form
•Summer 2014 2011 Income Tax Form
•Fall 2014 2012 Income Tax Form
•Spring 2015 2012 Income Tax Form
These tax forms must show that the applicant’s total family income is at or below the economic index or meets the reduced/free lunch eligibility requirements, and must list the applicant as a member of the family. Click here for the 2013 Free/Reduced chart.
- A letter from a qualified caseworker that identifies the applicant as a ward of the state (or orphan).
- A letter from a qualified TRIO program counselor verifying the applicant’s participation in an organized TRIO program (e.g., Upward Bound Talent Search) and provide documentation that the student meets low income eligibility criteria to participate in a federal TRIO program under the program guidelines.
- The applicant can supply documentation that the family receives public assistance – TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families). This documentation can be in the form of a copy of the award letter or verification form listing the applicant as a member of the family.
- The applicant can provide documentation that they live in subsidized public housing, a foster home, or is homeless.
- SAR (Student Aid Report) from the applicant’s FAFSA submission indicated zero EFC (Estimated Family Contribution).
Texas Tech University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Lubbock, TX 79409-5005