A non-refundable fee of $100 is charged for processing each application received by the Graduate School. This fee must be paid when the application is submitted. An application will not be processed unless the fee is paid.
APPLICATION FEE WAIVERS
1) The Application Fee is automatically waived for:
- Current Brown University undergraduates
- Active duty U.S. Military personnel, as well as U.S. Military veterans. Please be sure to list your status within the application.
- Domestic or international applicants who have participated in specific programs/events/conferences:
||Big Ten Academic Alliance
|Brown University Graduate Programs Diversity Preview Day Attendee
||Cientifico Latino Graduate School Mentor Initiative
|Committee on Institutional Cooperation
||Gates Millennium Scholarship
||Girls Who Code
|Institute for Recruitment of Teachers
||Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Program (LSAMP)
||Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship
||National GEM Consortium
|National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists & Chemical Engineers Conference (NOBCChE)
||National Society of Black Engineers Conference (NSBE)
||National Society of Black Physicists Conference
||Public Policy & International Affairs Program
|Public Policy & International Affairs Program
||Society of Hispanic Engineers Conference (SHPE)
|Summer Institute for Literary & Cultural Studies
||Teach for America/AmeriCorps
|Tougaloo College partnership
||University of Puerto Rico Ivy Plus conference
||Woods Hole Partnership Education Program
2) If you would like to request an Application Fee Waiver based on high-financial need:
Application fee waiver requests can be found within the application and will be considered if they are accompanied by documentation of need. Acceptable forms of documentation are FAFSA, a letter from a college/university financial aid office, receipt of GRE or TOEFL fee waiver, unemployment verification, or other forms that provide significant documentation of financial hardship.
The fee waiver request form must be submitted no later than three days before the application deadline. Applicants will be notified by email regarding the outcome of their request and should not submit their application until receiving notification about their waiver.
All students, including U.S. citizens and international students, are eligible for application fee waivers.