Graduate College Thesis/Dissertation Waiver


Thesis & Dissertation Tuition Scholarships are for nonresident students who are within 2 years of completing their degree and only working on their thesis or dissertation. These scholarships are designed to reduce the tuition for these students from the nonresident tuition rate to the resident tuition rate.

Waiver of non-resident tuition only (not applicable to summer session fees).

Student must be enrolled at The University of Arizona for not less than one (1) and not more than six (6) units of 900-level units only.  Units through Outreach College cannot be covered.

Funding Source

University of Arizona Graduate College

How to Apply

Students must be recommended by their Graduate Coordinator and may not apply directly to the Graduate College for the award. May only be used for up to four (4) semesters.


Two (2) weeks in advance of tuition payment deadline (see current schedule of classes).

Award amounts & Award process

Contact Mary Guerrieri (Kuiper 321, 520-621-2828) for information.