University of Wisconsin-Superior
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Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
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.
NTW Awards, which in 2012-13 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. For more information about costs, please refer to Estimated Costs with NTW Award.
NTW Scholar Awards
NTW Scholar Awards, which in 2021-13 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. For more information about costs, please refer to Estimated Costs with NTW Scholar Award.
Note that students from the Iowa, Illinois and Michigan are given special consideration through the NTW Program. Click here for information.
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.
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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