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Fee Reductions for the PPAT® Assessment

Test fee reductions may be available for college students who meet all eligibility criteria. If you qualify for a fee reduction, a portion of the test fee may be waived.

You are eligible for a fee reduction only once during a testing year. There are a limited number of waivers available per submission window and per educator preparation program. All requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Original documents must be received in order for processing to begin. The fee waiver cannot be combined with prepaid vouchers.

Note: You must create an ETS Performance Assessment account prior to requesting a fee reduction.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a partial fee reduction, you must:

  1. Be currently receiving financial aid
  2. Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program (Note: You are ineligible if you have a master’s degree or a doctorate)
  3. Meet eligibility income guidelines (below)
  4. Be required to take the PPAT® assessment by an authorized score recipient

To Apply

  1. Create an online account in the ETS® Performance Assessments registration system.
  2. Complete the PPAT Fee Reduction Request Form and obtain all necessary signatures. Mail the original to ETS at the address below:

    Educational Testing Service
    ATTN: J. Reckage
    Mail Stop 57-L
    660 Rosedale Road
    Princeton, NJ 08541

    ETS must receive the original form by the deadline below. Late or incomplete requests will not be processed.

    Submission WindowDate
    Fall 2018 August 24, 2018
    Spring 2019 January 25, 2019
  3. If approved, you will receive a $100 fee waiver to be used toward your test fee. If you have already registered, $100 of your test fee will be refunded in the same form of payment in which you paid for your registration in our system. Only credit/debit card, Paypal and eCheck original payments will be refunded. Registration payments made with prepaid vouchers are not eligible for this fee reduction.

Income Guidelines

Family Size (including student)Maximum Total Family Income
1 $33,455.74
2 $38,946.96
3 $43,927.02
4 $46,615.80
5 $50,575.73
6 $52,785.68
7 $55,934.10
8 $58,613.84
9 $61,293.60
10 $63,956.46