SIU extends tuition waivers to transfer students

By Staff Report, News Desk

The Board of Trustees announced on Sept. 17 that it will be providing tuition waivers to incoming freshmen who are Illinois students whose family income is below  $63,575. SIUC announced on Tuesday that it will be extending the availability of these waivers to transfer students.

(See more: SIU Board of Trustees approves tuition waivers for low-income students).

These waivers will cover tuition and mandatory fees for four consecutive semesters, according to the release.


To qualify for the waivers, applicants must have a family income that is $63,575 or below and assets below $50,000 based on their submitted Free Application for Federal Student Aid. 

They must also be Illinois residents who attended an Illinois high school and transfer students must have a GPA of 2.0 or above and 26 or more completed credit hours, according to the release.

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