Application fee waivers
The application fee for U.S. citizens and permanent residents is $75, and the fee for international students is $90. Some students may qualify for an application fee waiver, based on volunteer service. These applications are submitted to the Ford School, based on the criteria below.
FORD SCHOOL FEE WAIVERS
Through partnership funding the Ford school is able to provide support to a number of incoming public policy students. In addition to financial assistance, the Ford School also offers application fee waivers.
- Teach for America
- Peace Corps
- Active U.S. Military
- U.S. Military Veterans
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellowship
- Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
- Rangel Scholar
- Truman Scholar
- USAID Payne Fellowship
To request these fee waivers, complete the Ford School’s volunteer service form below. After requests are submitted, applicants receive an email from email@example.com asking for a Letter of Verification from their organization (Letters of Verification must include dates of service). Upon receipt of the Letter of Verification and subsequent approval of the request for fee waiver, applicants will receive their fee waiver code via email with additional instructions.