UWS offers Wisconsin Tuition Promise to help students

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SUPERIOR, Wis. – UWS and all other UW System universities, is offering the Wisconsin Tuition Promise. The program will start during the fall semester of 2023 to new students who qualify. This initiative seeks to help Wisconsin residents attend UWS or any UW System school without paying tuition or fees.

The goal is to increase the number of state residents to graduate with a bachelor’s degree. The initiative also helps first-generation students and those from low-to-moderate income families throughout Wisconsin. Not only would this improving individual lives and communities and helping meet the state’s workforce needs.

“We’re excited that this program will make a great UW-Superior education even more accessible.” said Jeremy Nere, UW-Superior senior enrollment officer. “We are urging all first-time bachelor or associate-degree applicants for fall 2023 who are Wisconsin residents to complete their FAFSA as soon as possible to determine if they are eligible. One of the great things about this program is that our online students are eligible as well as our students studying on-campus.”

The Wisconsin Tuition Promise provides up to four years of tuition for students from families earning less than $62,000 annually. Also students enrolling at UW-Superior or any of the other 12 public universities within the UW System. The program provides “last dollar” financial support after federal and state grant aid. As a result, Tuition Promise awards will vary.

Eligible students will be Wisconsin residents, first-time enrollees or transfers, and attending full-time either on campus or online. Students will need sufficient academic progress each year and have employment at some point during the previous year. University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman said a UW System education is the most affordable in the Midwest.

“Education unlocks success in Wisconsin,” Rothman said. “By ensuring that every Wisconsin student is given the full opportunity to get a higher education, we will improve those lives directly while building the economic engine and community prosperity that benefit all Wisconsinites.” Students are automatically eligible for the Wisconsin Tuition Promise when applying for FASFA financial aid.

For more information you can look at: wisconsin.edu/tuition-promise.

For another story about UWS students you can read more here https://www.wdio.com/front-page/election-news/uws-students-weigh-in-on-the-midterms/.