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GRE® Fee Reduction

Guidelines for Eligibility for GRE® Fee Reduction Certificate

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 a FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) that shows a parental contribution of not more than $2,500 for the senior year, OR (3) self-supporting and have a SAR that shows a contribution of not more than $3,000 for the senior year. 
  • Unenrolled college graduates must (1) have applied for financial aid AND (2) have a SAR that shows a self-supporting status and a contribution of not more than $3,000. 

To apply for a GRE® Fee Reduction Voucher, complete the GRE® Fee Reduction Request form (PDF) and follow the instructions on the form regarding the submission of materials to ETS. Allow up to three weeks for processing and mail delivery.

Additional information about the GRE® Fee Reduction Program is available on the program's website.