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NSCS Offering Disaster Relief Tuition Waiver Program

Published Friday, April 5th, 2019

Wayne State College along with the Nebraska State College System is providing financial waivers for new and returning students impacted by the recent flood. Waivers are based on need and availability.

The devastation caused by the recent flooding and blizzard will have far-reaching impacts on a number of Wayne State College and other state college students. To help alleviate some of the financial hardships on returning and incoming students and families that were affected by the natural disasters, the Nebraska State College System is launching the 2019 Disaster Relief Tuition Waiver Program. 

Financial waivers are available for new and returning students. The waivers will be based on need and availability. Wayne State College students and families interested in receiving a 2019 Disaster Relief Tuition Waiver can get more information here: 

Returning students: Contact the financial aid office for additional financial waivers at 402-375-7229.

New incoming students and/or families: Contact the admissions office at 866-972-2287 or admissions@wsc.edu.

As always, there is no application fee to apply to Wayne State.

If you have unique circumstances, please reach out to Wayne State College to see what options are available. 

As partners to the rural communities they serve, Wayne State and the other state colleges have already initiated temporary housing, meal options, and other needs to support current students, staff members, and community members who are in need due to the storms. 

The challenges caused by the flooding will affect many of our communities and students for quite some time, but Wayne State College and the Nebraska State Colleges will continue to support its students and neighbors.  

“The State Colleges will continue to be a community partner with and provide volunteer opportunities to for students to help rebuild the affected communities and keep Nebraska strong,” said Gary Bieganski, Chair of the NSCS Board of Trustees.