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Graduate Merit Tuition Waiver

 Academic programs (as well as some other offices) at West Virginia University are allocated a limited number of merit University tuition waiver hours that they may award to competitively selected graduate students who are not supported by regular assistantships or fellowships. Students interested in seeking a merit waiver should contact their program for information concerning application procedures. Merit waivers are awarded by academic programs to recruit and retain students and to help students graduate in a timely manner. Waiver forms must be initiated by the program or office providing the waiver.

Offices that have been allocated merit waivers must complete forms for students according to the college or school in which the student is enrolled.
The following guidelines are followed when awarding merit waivers: