Application Fee Grants

The Graduate School offers a limited number of application fee grants to make sure that the application fee is not a barrier for students from key recruiting initiatives. Fee grants are currently available to U.S. citizens and permanent resident applicants who can document that they:

  1. participated in selected pipeline programs designed to prepare students for graduate studies,
  2. grew up in a low-income family, or
  3. were impacted by the recent hurricanes in Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands (to be reviewed and granted on a case-by-case basis).

If any of the above criteria apply, please email If you are an applicant who has been impacted by other natural disasters or life events please email to inquire about possible application deadline extensions and/or possible fee grant support (to be reviewed and considered on a case-by-case basis).

For more information regarding application fee grants, please consult the UW-Madison Graduate School website.