This is an additional benefit offered by the Western Oregon University who meet the additional requirements:
Fully admitted into the university.
Oregon resident for tuition purposes.
Enrolled in a first baccalaureate program or a first master’s degree program (post-baccalaureate programs or multiple graduate programs are not eligible).
Children of the veteran must be age 23 or younger at the time of the application unless the child is applying for a master’s program waiver within 12 months of receiving a baccalaureate degree and the child received the waiver during the baccalaureate program.
The waiver may not exceed the total number of credit hours the qualified student needs to graduate with a baccalaureate degree or a master’s degree. Transfer credit hours may count toward the total credit hours needed for degree completion.
The waiver will cover excess tuition costs (not fees) for students if any tuition remains unpaid after first applying federal grants (Pell, SEOG, etc), Oregon Opportunity Grant, and WOU Grants and Scholarships.
Some courses that may be excluded from this tuition remission include:
post-baccalaureate courses or degrees
additional undergraduate degrees (dual degree and double major programs may exceed the allotted amount authorized by the waiver).
Western Oregon University’s Land AcknowledgementWestern Oregon University in Monmouth, OR is located within the traditional homelands of the Luckiamute Band of Kalapuya. Following the Willamette Valley Treaty of 1855 (Kalapuya etc. Treaty), Kalapuya people were forcibly removed to reservations in Western Oregon. Today, living descendants of these people are a part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians.
WOU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by WOU.