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Non-Resident Tuition Waiver (NTW) Program


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Non-Resident Tuition Waiver (NTW) Program

The University of Wisconsin-Superior seeks to promote diversity and academic excellence on its campus. Through the Non-resident Tuition Waiver (NTW) Program, the University hopes to make the cost of studying at UW-Superior affordable to a wider range of students from diverse backgrounds. Learn more about the NTW Award and NTW Scholar Award today or complete the NTW application below.

NTW APPLICATION

NTW Awards

NTW Awards, which in 2013-14 are worth $5,600 per year for undergraduate students and $6,800 per year for graduate students, waive 75% of the non-resident portion of tuition. NTW Awards do not waive the resident portion of tuition.  

Estimated Costs for Undergraduates who receive an NTW Award
for 2014-15 Academic Year

 Non-resident tuition and fees $15,477 
 (NTW Award) ($5,600) 
 Room and meals $5,990 
 TOTAL $15,867 

Estimated Costs for Graduates who receive an NTW Award
for 2014-15 Academic Year

 Non-resident tuition and fees $18,140 
 (NTW Award) ($6,800) 
 TOTAL $11,340 

NTW Scholar Awards

NTW Scholar Awards, which in 2013-14 are worth $7,500 per year for undergraduate students and $9,100 per year for graduate students, which waives the non-resident portion of tuition. NTW Scholars Awards, which do not waive the resident portion of tuition, are competitive and are awarded based on the following criteria: 1) academic merit, 2) potential contribution to campus diversity, 3) personal essay and/or letters of recommendation, 4) financial need and 5) potential contributions to liberal education co-curricular initiatives.

Estimated Costs for Undergraduates who receive an NTW Scholar Award
for 2014-15 Academic Year

 Non-resident tuition and fees $15,477 
 (NTW Scholar Award) ($7,500) 
 Room and meals  $5,990
 TOTAL $13,967 

Estimated Costs for Graduates who receive an NTW Scholar Award
for 2014-15 Academic Year

 Non-resident tuition and fees $18,140 
 (NTW Scholar Award) ($9,100)
 TOTAL $9,040 

Illinois, Iowa and Michigan Students

Students from the Iowa, Illinois and Michigan are given special consideration through the NTW Program. The following rates apply to students from these states:

Estimated Costs for Undergraduates who reside in Iowa, Illinois and Michigan
for 2014-15 Academic Year


 Non-resident tuition and fees $15,477 
 (NTW Scholar Award) ($7,500) 
 Room and meals $5,990 
 TOTAL $13,967 
Estimated Costs for Graduates who reside in Iowa, Illinois and Michigan 
for 2014-15 Academic Year


 Non-resident tuition and fees $18,140 
 (NTW Scholar Award) ($9,400) 
 TOTAL $8,740 

Application Process and Renewability

All degree-seeking students who are admitted and submit an NTW application will automatically be given consideration for either an NTW Award or NTW Scholar Award. It is not possible to receive both awards. A written personal statement and one or more letters of recommendation are encouraged. Athletic ability is not a criterion for the NTW Program.

Awards through the NTW Program are renewable and may be received for a total maximum of five years (10 semesters) for freshmen students and three years (6 semesters) for graduate students. Awards for transfer students are adjusted according to their expected length of study. Students must meet the requirements indicated on the NTW application in order to have their NTW renewed.

NTW APPLICATION

Award Process & Conditions

NTW Awards are offered on a first-admitted, first-awarded basis, with particular consideration for the five NTW Scholar Award criteria and availability. Awards through the NTW Program are subject to the conditions in the NTW application and award letter.


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