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Tuition on Research Grants Policy

Effective March 15, 2004, all grant proposals that include support for graduate students (i.e. as Research Assistants) must also provide support for graduate tuition.

The tuition cost to be budgeted, and later funded by the award if successful, is equal to the New York State, Graduate tuition rate for six (6) credits. Memorandum on topic, issued by Richard J. Reeder, Vice President for Research and Eric Wertheimer, Dean of the Graduate School, is included below. Tuition support is required for Fall and Spring semesters only. Applicable for graduate student employees in the Research Project Assistant title only.

All requests for TORG waivers should be sent to Please allow up to 2 weeks for decision/approval.

Tuition on Research Grants Policy

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