Monday, November 29, 2010

Maine

"Senior Citizens

For the purpose of administering this waiver, “senior citizens” are defined as Maine residents who are, or will become, 65 years of age during the semester for which they are requesting the waiver.
The Board of Trustees authorizes the waiver of tuition for senior citizens who register for undergraduate courses on a credit basis at any unit of the University of Maine System.  Applicants must establish financial need."

This information is cited from this link.

Here is a list of the Public Universities in Maine.

University of Maine System

University of Maine at Augusta - http://www.uma.edu/
Contact Info: 1.877.862.1234
* Senior citizens tuition waivers are need based.  For more information click here.

University of Maine at Farmington - http://www.umf.maine.edu/
Contact Info: 207.778.7000

University of Maine at Fort Kent
Contact Info:
Here is the application for tuition waiver for senior citizens.

University of Maine at Machias - http://www.umm.maine.edu/
Contact Info: 1.888.468.6866

University of Maine at Orono - http://www.umaine.edu/
Contact Info: 207.581.1110

University of Maine at Rockland - http://learn.maine.edu/rockland/
Contact Info: 207.596.6906

University of Maine at Presque Isle - http://www.umpi.edu/
Contact Info: 207.768.9510

University of Maine School of Law - http://mainelaw.maine.edu/
Contact Info: 207.780.4355

University of Southern Maine - http://www.usm.maine.edu/
Contact Info: 207.780.4141

University of New England - http://www.une.edu/
Contact Info: 207.283.0171
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Here is the list of community colleges in Maine, however, I could not find any tuition waivers pertaining to these institutions in regards to senior citizens.  The colleges are listed for your convenience with phone numbers for inquiries


Central Maine Community College - http://www.cmcc.edu/
Contact Info: 207.755.5500

Eastern Maine Community College -http://www.emcc.edu/Pages/Welcome.aspx
Contact Info: 207.974.4630

Kennebec Valley Community College - http://www.kvcc.me.edu/
Contact Info: 207.453.5000

Northern Maine Community College - http://www.nmcc.edu/
Contact Info: 207.768.2700
Tuition waiver information at this institution on page 13 of this document.

Southern Maine Community College - http://www.smccme.edu/
Contact Info: 207.741.5500
Tuition waiver information at this institution.

Washington County Community College - http://www.wccc.me.edu/
Contact Info: 207.454.1033

York County Community College - http://www.yccc.edu/
Contact Info: 207.646.9282
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Monday, November 8, 2010

Louisiana

In searching for an exact statute concerning tuition waivers for senior citizens in the state of Louisiana, I have been unable to locate it.  However, I will continue to look and update this entry when I can locate it.  Here are a list of all colleges, universities and community colleges in the state.  Not all instituitions may have senior citizens waiver or discounts including some of the ones listed below.  Colleges that I found a direct indication that they provided discounts or free tuition has a link underneath the college.

Update:  Concerning RS 17: 1807
"§1807. Persons over fifty-five; exemption from tuition; fifty percent reduction in cost of textbooks


A. Any person age fifty-five years or over who registers for one or more courses of instruction at a public college or university in this state and who is a resident of this state shall be exempt from the payment of tuition and other registration fees and shall receive a fifty percent reduction in the cost of textbooks, reference books, manuals, and other aids to instruction which are required by any course in which such student is enrolled when purchased from a public college or university operated bookstore.

B. Any funds lost to any public college or university as a result of this Section shall be reimbursed to the college or university by the state.

C. The tuition exemption and reduction in textbook costs provided in this Section shall be provided only if and to the extent that there are sufficient funds appropriated by the legislature to reimburse the public college or university granting them.

Acts 1990, No. 824, §1, eff. July 24, 1990; Acts 1995, No. 307, §1."
This information was found at location.


Louisiana State University System - http://www.lsusystem.edu/
These are the colleges and universities listed below that are a part of the Louisiana State University system.

Louisiana State University - http://www.lsu.edu/
Contact Info: 225-578-2055
 
LSU Law Center- http://www.law.lsu.edu/
Contact Info:  225.578.8646

LSU Agricultural Center-http://lsuagcenter.com/
Contact Info: This is a list of locations in 64 parishes.

LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center-http://pbrc.edu/
Contact Info: 225.763.2500

University of New Orleans - http://www.uno.edu/
Contact Info: 504.280.6000
Golden Agers tuition waiver information can be found here. It is listed with the deceased veterans info.

LSU Shreveport - http://www.lsus.edu/
Contact Info: 318.797.5363

LSU Alexandria -http://www.lsua.edu/
Contact Info:  888.473.6417

Contact Info: 337.457.7311

LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans - http://lsuhsc.edu/
Contact Info: 504.568.4820

LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport - http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/
Contact Info: 318.675.5561

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Southern University System - http://www.sus.edu/
These are a list of the universities that make up the Southern University System.

Southern University and A&M College - http://web.subr.edu/
Contact Info: 225.771.2790

Southern University at New Orleanshttp://www.suno.edu/
Contact Info: 504.286.5000
* Information can be found on page 66 of this document .

Southern University at Shreveport - http://web.susla.edu/Pages/SUSLAhome.aspx
Contact Info: 318.670.6000
*  Tuition waiver information for persons 55 and over here .

Southern University Law Center - http://www.sulc.edu/index_ie.htm
Contact Info: 225.771.2552

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University of Louisiana System - http://www.ulsystem.net/
These are the colleges that make up the University of Louisiana System.

Grambling State University - http://www.gram.edu/
Contact Info: 318.247.3811
*SENIOR CITIZEN TUITION EXEMPTION

Contact Scholarships Office at P. O. Box 629, Grambling, LA 71245

Louisiana Tech University - http://www.latech.edu/
Contact Info: 318.257.2000 or Financial Aid: 318.257.2641

 McNeese State University - http://www.mcneese.edu/
Contact Info: 337.475.5065
*Information about senior citizen tuition waivers are found on page 104.

Nicholls State University - http://www.nicholls.edu/
Contact info: 985.448.4048
*Go to the bottom of the page to view tuition waiver information .

Northwestern State University of Louisiana - http://www.nsula.edu/
Contact Info: 318.357.5961
* Senior citizen tuition information found here  .

Southeastern Louisiana University - http://www.selu.edu/
Contact Info: 985.549.2245
* Form for senior citizens tuition .  Senior citizen waiver information here on page 3.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette - http://www.louisiana.edu/
Contact Info: 337.482.1000

University of Louisiana at Monroe - http://www.ulm.edu/
Contact Info: 318.342.5320

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Louisiana Community and Technical College System



Baton Rouge Community College - http://www.mybrcc.edu/
Contact Info:  225.216.8000
* The Young at Heart/50+ Program phone number -  225.216.8450

Bossier Parish Community College Delgado Community College - http://www.bpcc.edu/
Contact Info: 318.678.6000
* Senior citizen waiver information if you do not qualify for the Pell Grant.

Delgado Community College - http://www.dcc.edu/
Contact Info: 504.671.5012

L.E. Fletcher Technical Community College - http://www.ftcc.edu/
Contact Info: 985.857.3659

Louisiana Delta Community College - http://www.ladelta.edu/
Contact Info: 318.345.9145
* For more information on the tuition waivers click here.

Louisiana Technical College - http://www.ltc.edu/home.asp
@ Capital Area Technical College - http://region2.ltc.edu/
     @ Baton Rouge Campus-225.359.9204
     @ Folkes Campus, Jackson La -225.634.2636
     @ Jumonville Campus, New Roads, La - 225.638.8613
     @ Westside Campus, Plaquemine, La - 225.342.8228
     @ South Central Louisiana Technical College - http://www.scl.edu/

Nunez Community College - http://www.nunez.edu/
Contact Info: 504.278.6200
* Tuition waiver information may be found on page 35 of this document.

River Parishes Community College - http://www.rpcc.edu/
Contact Info: 225.675.8270
South Louisiana Community College - http://www.slcc.cc.la.us/
Contact Info: 337.521.8910
     @Lafayette Campus- 337.521.8896
     @New Iberia Campus 337.373.0185
     @Franklin Site  337 413.8146
     @EMS Academy 337.521.8929
    
Sowela Technical Community College - http://www.sowela.edu/
Contact Info: 337.491.2688


















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Thursday, November 4, 2010

Kentucky

This is the statute concerning college tuition waivers in the state of Kentucky.

" 164.284 Waiver of tuition and fees for person sixty-five or older -- Conditions.



(1) When any person sixty-five (65) years of age or older, who is a resident of the Commonwealth, is admitted and enrolls as a student in any state-supported institution of higher learning in this Commonwealth, the board of trustees of the institution or other appropriate institution officials shall waive all tuition charges and fees for such student, except as provided in subsection (2) of this section.


(2) In the event that classes are full or the granting of free admission requires additional units, the institution may deny admission under this section.


History: Created 1976 Ky. Acts ch. 319, sec. 1"
 
Here is a list of the public universities in Kentucky:
 
Eastern Kentucky University - http://www.eku.edu/
Contact Info: 859.622.2106



Kentucky State University - http://www.kysu.edu/
Contact Info: 502.597.6000


Morehead State University - http://www.moreheadstate.edu/
Contact Info: 1.800.585.6781


Murray State University - http://www.murraystate.edu/
Contact Info: 270.809.3741


Northern Kentucky University - http://www.nku.edu/
Contact Info: 859.572.5100
* For more information on their tuition waiver program click here.


University of Kentucky - http://www.uky.edu/
Contact Info: 859.257.9000
* Here is additional information about the Donovan Fellowship for Academic Scholar.
* Here is additional information about the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UK. 
 
University of Louisville - http://louisville.edu/
Contact Info: 502.852.5555
* For more information about their tuition waiver click here.


Western Kentucky University - http://www.wku.edu/
Contact Info: 270.745.0111

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This is a list of the community and technical colleges in Kentucky
 
Ashland Community College - http://www.ashland.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 606.326.2000

Big Sandy Community and Technical College - http://www.bigsandy.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 606.886.3863

Bluegrass Community and Technical College - http://www.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 866.774.4872

Bowling Green Technical College - http://www.bowlinggreen.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 270.901.1000

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College - http://www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 270. 769.2371

Gateway Community and Technical College - http://www.gateway.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 859. 441.4500

Hazard Community and Technical College - http://www.hazard.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 606.436.5721
* To go to their webpage concerning tuition waivers click here.

Henderson Community College - http://henderson.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 270.827.1867

Hopkinsville Community College - http://www.hopkinsville.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 270.707.3700

Jefferson Community and Technical College - http://www.jefferson.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 502. 213.5333 

Madisonville Community College - http://www.madisonville.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info:  270.821.2250

Maysville Community and Technical College - http://www.maysville.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 606. 759.7141

Owensboro Community and Technical College - http://www.owensboro.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 270.686.4400

Somerset Community College - http://www.somerset.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 877.629.9722

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College - http://www.southeast.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info: 606. 589.2145

West Kentucky Community and Technical College - http://www.westkentucky.kctcs.edu/
Contact Info:  270.554.9200





citation 1: Tuition Waiver for Kentucky: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/krs/164-00/284.PDF

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