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 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.
Individuals 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
- Contact the Office of Financial Aid to find out if you are eligible for the program at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.943.7311.
- Financial Aid will complete the GRE® Fee Reduction Certificate. You will need to stop by our office to pick up the original Fee Reduction Certificate after it is completed.
- You must mail the following to ETS:
- The original, signed Fee Reduction Certificate;
- Payment equivalent to 50 percent of the full test fee;
- Page 1 of the ISIR showing your estimated family contribution; and
- The GRE test registration forms for the test(s) for which you are registering.
Additional information about the GRE® Fee Reduction Program is available on the program's website.