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Educational Grant Program

Employees of Record on or before June 30, 2006,

  • Eligibility: Must have at least five consecutive years of full-time service at time benefit is to be received. Dependent is defined by IRS code and is verified from five years of employee tax records.
  • Benefit: The University will pay the lesser of 90% of the tuition of the institution that the dependent (child) is attending or 90% of Washington and Lee University's undergraduate tuition. The benefit may be reduced by scholarship and grant assistance that the child receives outside of Washington and Lee University. In no case will the other assistance and Washington and Lee University's grant exceed the value of tuition, room and board of the dependent's institution. The recipient is eligible for up to 4 years or the equivalent of undergraduate study at an accredited institution of higher education.

Employees of Record after June 30, 2006,

  • Eligibility: Must have at least five consecutive years of full-time service at time of benefit is to be received. Dependent is defined by IRS code and is verified from five years of employee tax records
  • Benefit: The University will pay the lesser of 50% of the tuition of the institution that the dependent (child) is attending or 50% of Washington and Lee University's undergraduate tuition. The benefit may be reduced by scholarship and grant assistance that the child receives outside of Washington and Lee University. In no case will the other assistance and Washington and Lee University's grant exceed the value of tuition, room and board of the dependent's institution. The recipient is eligible for up to 4 years or the equivalent of undergraduate study at an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Contact the Treasurer's Office for more details.

Tuition Remission Policy for Washington and Lee's Undergraduate Study

  • For dependents whose parent(s) meet the eligibility guidelines outlined above and are admitted to Washington and Lee University for undergraduate study the student will receive tuition remission equal to 90% of Washington and Lee's undergraduate tuition.
  • Contact the Treasurer's Office for more details.

ACS Tuition Exchange

  • The University participates in the Associated Colleges of the South's Tuition Exchange Program. Dependents whose parent(s) meet the eligibility guideline as outlined in the Educational Grant Policy may apply for participation in the exchange. Application does not guarantee a spot in the program, however. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for more details on this program.

Educational Grants at Retirement or Disability

  • If an employee has worked full-time for six or more consecutive years immediately preceding his/her retirement (as defined above), the employee’s children will remain eligible for the educational grant benefit.
  • If an employee has worked full-time for six or more consecutive years immediately preceding his/her separation due to disability, the employee’s children will remain eligible for the educational grant benefit provided that the disabled employee continues to meet the disability definition under the University’s long term disability program.