Financial Aid

Senior Citizens Tuition Waiver

If you meet the following criteria and wish to be considered for the Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver, please complete the forms as outlined below.

Scholarship eligibility criteria:

To be considered, students MUST meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Age 65 or older.
  • Illinois resident;
  • Have income at or below 200% of the poverty level;
    • 2024-2025 academic year
      • $29,160 for a household of one.
      • $39,440 for a household of two.
      • $49,720 for a household of three.
  • Admitted to Western Illinois University.

Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver Application