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Application Fee Waivers

At the Coalition, we want to make college a reality for all students. That’s why we provide application fee waivers, which make it free for eligible students to apply to member schools. See if one of these waivers is right for you:

Application Fee Waiver

We make it easy to get a Coalition application fee waiver. As you create your MyCoalition profile, you’ll answer a few simple questions to determine your eligibility. For instance, if you answer “yes” to any of the following questions, then you qualify:

  1. Do you receive free or reduced lunch in school?
  2. Do you participate in a TRIO program?
  3. Do you qualify for fee waivers from the ACT, College Board, and/or NACAC?

We don’t require any additional documentation or verification from you. Once you qualify, you’ll automatically bypass the payment screen each time you submit your Coalition application.

In addition to our fee waiver, some Coalition schools provide their own application fee waivers. Be sure to ask for information about additional fee waiver opportunities from the colleges and universities to which you’re applying.

Veterans Application Fee Waiver

Starting in 2018, participating Coalition colleges and universities will offer an application fee waiver to veterans and active members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

The veterans fee waiver is easy to use: You’ll simply indicate your status as “currently serving” or “previously served” in the U.S. Armed Forces when completing your MyCoalition profile. Member schools that honor the waiver will be listed for you, and when you submit your application to one of these schools, you’ll automatically bypass the payment screen.