Our $100 USD non-refundable application fee can be paid by credit card or check. The fee cannot be refunded if you submit an incomplete application.
We waive our application fee for:
- Kennedy Trust Fellows
- Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellows
- Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows
- Public Policy and Leadership Conference (PPLC) alumni
- Current Teach for America teachers
- Current Peace Corps volunteers
- U.S. Coast Guard officers
- Wexner Israel Fellowship applicants who are also applying to the Mid-Career MPA Program
- Charles B. Rangel Foreign Affairs Fellows
- U.S. Air Force officers
- Crown Prince Frederick Fellows
If you are affiliated with one of these programs, submit a fee waiver form found on the application status page after you submit your application. We may confirm with your program that you have either been selected or are an alumnus.
Email the HKS admissions office with questions about application fee waivers.