Texas Community Colleges

Opportunity Tuition Waiver

If you recently graduated from or attend a Scurry County High School, you may be eligible for the Opportunity Tuition Waiver.

The Opportunity Tuition Waiver covers tuition and certain fees (building and general use fees only) for a maximum of fifteen (15) credit hours per semester for Scurry County high school graduates and twelve (12) credit hours per semester for Scurry County Dual Credit students.

High School graduates must be registered in at least twelve (12) credit hours for the fall semester immediately following his/her graduation and have a cumulative GPA of 2.75.

Returning Opportunity Tuition Waiver students must be registered for at least twelve (12) credit hours and have a cumulative GPA of 2.75. 

Dual Credit students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 and may enroll up to 12 credit hours. 

High School graduates and returning Opportunity Tuition Waiver students must complete 40 hours of community service with a WTC-approved organization.

Dual Credit students and returning Opportunity Tuition Waiver Dual Credit students must complete 20 hours with a WTC-approved organization.

In order to be eligible for the Opportunity Tuition Waiver starting in the Fall 2021 term, Scurry County Graduates and Scurry County Dual Credit students must complete and/or submit the following items.

All paperwork and community service hours must be completed and submitted no later than the second Thursday in July.

  

Items to Complete

Scurry County Graduates Dual Credit Students

1. Submit the Opportunity Tuition Waiver Application (See below)

2. Complete 40 hours of community service with a WTC-approved organization (submit time record).  

3. Attend the Western Texas College New Student Orientation (Scurry County High School Graduates Only)

4. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)

5. Submit the WTC Application for Admission ONLINE

1. Submit the Dual Credit Opportunity Tuition Waiver Application

2. Complete 20 hours of community service with a WTC-approved organization (submit time record).  

3. Submit an Official High School Transcript or 8th-grade report card for new 9th-grade Dual Credit students

4. Submit the Dual Credit Admission Application 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scurry County Graduates and returning Opportunity Tuition Waiver students should submit all items to otw@wtc.edu unless otherwise noted.

Dual Credit and Returning Dual Credit students should submit all items to dualcredit@wtc.edu unless otherwise noted.

Opportunity Tuition Waiver paperwork may also be submitted by mail to:

WTC Financial Aid Office
6200 College Avenue
Snyder, Texas 79549

 

Opportunity Waiver Applications

The PDF applications below are for download to a device. Once the PDF is downloaded, the application can be filled and submitted to otw@wtc.edu. Dual Credit students should submit their OTW Application to dualcredit@wtc.edu.

Opportunity Tuition Waiver Application for Graduating Seniors

Opportunity Tuition Waiver Application for Dual Credit Students

Opportunity Tuition Waiver Application Sophomore Renewal

 

Community Service Hours

Western Texas College works with the community to provide Opportunity Tuition Waiver students with approved organizations to perform volunteer community service hours. To see the list of approved organizations and download a timesheet, please visit the Approved Organizations for Volunteer Service page.

  

Transcripts

Send Your Official High School Transcript to: 

Scurry County Graduates Dual Credit Students
Mail: Mail:

Western Texas College
6200 College Avenue
Snyder, Texas 79549

Western Texas College
ATTN: Dual Credit
6200 College Avenue
Snyder, Texas 79549
Email: Email:
admissions@wtc.edu dualcredit@wtc.edu
Fax:  
325-574-6524  

 

 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)

 https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid

 

The Western Texas College Online Application

Visit MyWTC to fill out the application online.

 

Questions and Concerns

For Opportunity Tuition Waiver questions, concerns, or to submit applications/paperwork, please email otw@wtc.edu.

For Dual Credit Opportunity Tuition Waiver questions, concerns, or to submit applications/paperwork, please email dualcredit@wtc.edu.

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