To be eligible for a GRE® Fee Reduction Certificate, an applicant must be a United States citizen or resident alien who is a college senior or an un-enrolled college graduate.
- College seniors must be (1) receiving financial aid through an undergraduate college in the U.S., American Samoa, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico, AND EITHER (2) a dependent, who has an Institutional Student Information Report (ISIR) that shows a parental contribution of not more than $1,500 for the senior year, OR (3) self-supporting and have an ISIR that shows a contribution of not more than $1,900 for the senior year.
- Un-enrolled college graduates must (1) have applied for financial aid, AND (2) have an ISIR that indicates self-supporting status and a contribution of not more than $1,900.
Starting in July 2013, individuals who are approved for a GRE Fee Reduction may retake a GRE test for 50 percent of the full test fee within one calendar year of the receipt of their original Fee Reduction Certificate and ISIR materials without resubmitting a new Fee Reduction Certificate or ISIR form.
Procedures for Applicants
- Please contact the Office of Financial Aid to find out if you are eligible for the program. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid at email@example.com or 503-943-7311.
- Once eligibility has been verified, our office will fill out the GRE® Fee Reduction Certificate. The applicant will need to stop by the Office of Financial Aid to pick up the original Fee Reduction Certificate after it is completed.
- The applicant must mail to ETS the following: the original, signed Fee Reduction Certificate; payment equivalent to 50 percent of the full test fee; page one of the ISIR showing his or her estimated family contribution; and the GRE test registration forms for the test(s) for which he or she is registering.
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