Where Do I Send Fee Waivers?
The preferred fee waiver confirmation method is through your high school's High School Portal. The primary user of your high school has access to confirm fee waiver information directly through the Portal. Ask your high school counselor to login or register to access the recommended method.
If sending fee waivers through snail mail, send to:
NAIA Eligibility Center - Fee Waiver Confirmation
P.O. Box 15340
Kansas City, MO 64106
Fee Waivers May Also be Faxed or Emailed:
Email: [email protected]
*Note: Submitting by the High School Portal reduces the time it takes to receive and process the fee waiver. Transcripts may not be faxed or emailed.
What Are the Qualifications for a Fee Waiver?
Fee waivers are based on need, but the qualifications are different based on whether you are in high school or not.
Fee waivers are not available to international students. International students can click here for more information.
For students currently in a U.S. high school, fee waivers are available to students who:
- qualify for a waiver of the ACT or SAT testing fees or
- qualify for a federal free or reduced-priced school lunch program or
- qualify for a minimum of $4,500 in Federal Pell Grants.
For transfer or currently enrolled U.S. college students, fee waivers are available to students who qualify for a minimum of $4,500 in Federal Pell Grants.
What Else Do I Need to Know About Fee Waivers?
If your high school counselor is not approving your fee waiver through the preferred method, an official letter must be sent to the Eligibility Center by your high school counselor's office or college financial aid office confirming exactly which qualification you meet.
This letter must contain your NAIA ID#, so you must register before having your fee waiver sent to the NAIA.
Instructions for your school can be found here. Please provide these to your counselor or financial aid office. You will not be able to submit your profile and receive an eligibility decision until your fee waiver is confirmed.
NOTE: If payment is made prior to a fee waiver being received, the payment is not refundable.