Summary: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
TUITION REMISSION PROGRAM
FOR GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS
1. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Provides for remission of actual in-state tuition and required fees during the academic year.
May be charged to grants and contracts if allowed by sponsor. Federal grants and contracts
do permit such charges.
Institutional policy that all eligible graduate research assistants shall be provided tuition
remission, regardless of source of funds for the assistanship.
2. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Employed as a graduate research assistant and paid through the payroll system under object
code 24300. Note: graduate assistants (graders, work assignments of variable hours, etc. are not
graduate research assistants and are not eligible for tuition remission).
Has been assigned at least a half assistantship during the semester in which the GRA
receives tuition remission. The minimum assistantship is $8,000 per academic year.
3. GRANT BUDGETING
In-state remission may be budgeted in grant requests. The assistantship is budgeted under
personal services as usual. Budget Tuition Remission in the "Other" category and footnote. The
footnote does not need to be elaborate. The following are examples:
Tuition remission is provided all University of Virginia graduate