Educational benefits

Grants-in-Aid

Free and reduced-rate tuition for employees and family.

How to apply in Workday
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Faculty Grants-in-Aid

Reduced-rate tuition for academic and administrative faculty, including emeritus faculty, and eligible family

Classified Grants-in-Aid

Complete enrollment, tuition and fee reimbursement for classified employees, and reduced-rate tuition for eligible family

Graduate Assistant Grants-in-aid

Reduced-rate tuition for graduate research assistants (RAs) and graduate teaching assistants (TAs)

LOA Grants-in-Aid

Reduced-rate tuition for all professional staff, including letters of appointment (LOAs) on both "A" and "B" contracts

Med and Postdoc Grants-in-aid

Reduced-rate tuition for medical residents, clinical staff and postdoctoral scholars

Rates and waiver amounts

View grants-in-aid rates and graduate assistant insurance waiver amounts

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Elizabeth Phillips

Administrative Assistant, Accounting Student

"If it weren't for our Grants-in-aid program, I wouldn't have had the access I do now to such an amazing education. Thanks to my professors, I've been building on my existing strengths and experience while developing new skills and gaining exposure to new ideas. Each class I’ve taken has provided opportunities for both personal and professional growth.

Through both my work and studies at this University, the countless people I've met have positively influenced who I am today. I am grateful that I've had this opportunity to utilize the University's Grants-in-aid program and I look forward to my graduation."

Procedure, deadlines and restrictions

For reimbursement to occur, the grants-in-aid application form must be submitted each semester for departmental (if an employee) and HR (employee and eligible family) approval by dates listed in the deadlines tab. Please review the restrictions and exclusions tab to verify course and/or program eligibility. You will also want to carefully review the automatic tax withholding tab to see if you or your family's grants-in-aid will result in additional, automatic tax withholding.