Scholarships older women and men

Scholarships older women and men offers you information about college Grants for Seniors.

After retirement you may decide that you want to get your college degree. The tasks of earning a living and raising a family may have prevented you from continuing your college education. But now you have the time. You have the interest. BUT YOU MAY NEED HELP WITH TUITION.

Many colleges and universities offer free tuition to seniors. Yes, there are Scholarships older women and college grants for seniors. Some seniors who are making plans about where they want to live in their retirement decide to retire to a state that offers no cost tuition. After all a free college degree is like getting an extra $100,000 - $300,000 gift!

Scholarships older women and men: Colleges & Universities offering Grants Senior Citizens.

Alabama A free tuition program for senior citizens (persons aged 60 or over) who meet the admission requirements and attend public two-year post secondary institutions in Alabama.

Alaska University of Alaska waives regular tuition for Alaska residents at the age of full Social Security retirement benefits who register on the first day the class meets on a space available basis when courses can accommodate such students in addition to other enrolled students.

Arkansas University of Arkansas offers Arkansas residents free tuition. U of A is encouraging all Arkansas resident who are age 60 or older to sign up for credit courses, and even a earn a degree, without paying anything.

Connecticut Free tuition for those age 62 or older at the University of Connecticut, Connecticut State University and the 12 community colleges.

Delaware The University of Delaware offers a Higher Education for Senior Citizens program whereby citizens of the State of Delaware who are 60 years of age or older, and are formal degree candidates may attend classes for credit tuition free. They must pay all applicable fees except the Admission Application, Readmission Application, Advance Standing, Student Teaching, and New Student Orientation Fee.

Georgia Any resident of Georgia who is 62 or older may enroll in any state college or university for free.

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Indiana Purdue University has a tuition rebate program for seniors who are retired, at least 60 years old andcitizens of the state.

Kentucky The University of Louisville The University offers tuition remission to individuals who are classified by admissions as residents of Kentucky and are at least 65 years of age on, or before, the first day of classes for the semester.

Louisiana Louisiana Delta College - Students who are fifty-five years or older and are Louisiana residents may register for one three-hour course and be exempt from the payment of tuition

Maryland University of Maryland Maryland College . At late registration, seniors 60 years old, who are residents of Maryland. U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident, not employed more than 20 hours a week and meet regular admissions requirements may register for up to 7 credits each semester--on a space available basis--without paying tuition.

Michigan Lansing community college offers 50% tuition discount for those who are age 62 or older.

Minnesota Minnesota state law allow persons 62 and older to register on the second day of the class in credit (degree, certificate) courses for $9 per credit or audit courses free of charge on a space-available basis.

Missouri State law states that state resident who is age 65 by August 1 of the school year, shall receive a full tuition scholarship at any state institution.

Montana Any state resident at least 65 years of age receives a waiver of fees at state schools of higher education

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Nevada University of Nevada - Seniors 62 years of age or older may register without paying per-credit registration fees. Special course fees, nonresident tuition (if applicable) and deposits are not waived.

New Hampshire University of New Hampshire - residents who are age 65 or older and are not enrolled in a degree program are eligible to take a maximum of two credit-bearing courses* per academic year (Summer/Fall/Spring) tuition-free.

New Jersey Rutgers University - Seniors who are 62 or older may attend courses on a space-available, non credit basis.

New Mexico Each public post-secondary degree-granting institution in New Mexico must grant a reduction in tuition to senior citizens upon request by the student. The charge will be $5 per credit hour. Students may take up to2 courses per semester

New York - Hostos College - Residents of New York City who are 60 years of age or older who are not pursuing a degree may study tuition-free at the college upon the payment of a $65 fee on a space-availability basis.


  • Bloomburgh University - Pennsylvania residents age 60 and older and retired are admitted to classes on a space-available basis. Tuition is free for credit-bearing courses
  • Luzern University - Senior citizen status at the Community College is for those who have reached the age of 62 years. A senior citizen will be given a tuition waiver when the College meets the minimum number of paid enrollments for the class.
  • Northampton Community College - In-county residents who are 65 years of age or older qualify for a tuition and fee waiver for Credit courses (noncredit does not qualify for a waiver). The waiver must be requested by the student at the time of registration.

South Carolina - University of South Carolina - Senior Citizens (age 60 and older) are entitled to enroll on a space-available basis without the required payment of tuition.


  • University of Huston Downtown - Senior citizens 65 years or over may audit
  • San Antonio college - San Antonio College offers tuition-free attendance to senior citizens on a space available basis. You need to apply with the instructor of the program you desire on the first day of class

Utah - University of Utah - If you're 62 or older and a resident of Utah, you may audit many regular University classes numbered 1000 or above for a mere $25 per semester in addition to any special fee attached to the class.

West Virginia University - Senior citizens of West Virginia (age 65 and older) who meet WVU residency requirements may now take courses at West Virginia University for reduced tuition and fees. In addition, the courses can be taken for credit or no credit. Application available on line at Senior application

Wisconsin -University of Wisconsin Waukesha - Senior citizens may audit courses at no charge.

Wyoming - Eastern Wyoming University - State residents age 60 or older may enroll in courses at no charge. More Grants Senior Citizens

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I wish you much luck in your pursuit of further education. I hope you land one of the Scholarships older women. As a retired college teacher I can tell you that older, mature students were a joy to have in class.

Go to Grants Senior Citizens This page includes educational grants as well as others.

NOTE: I am providing you with all the information I can find on this topic. However, I am not a 'financial aid officer' and can not provide individual advice for finding money. If you want a grant or scholarship, do read ALL the pages on this topic and pursue those that seem to apply. Thanks for understanding.

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