Financial Support

Financial aid for MNS degree candidates: 150% of in-state tuition for residents of 15 western states via WICHE WRGP; Federal Direct forgivable loans, TEACH grants.

Western Regional Graduate Program 

MNS is a participating program of Western Regional Graduate Program  which is open to all residents of 15 participating states (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming). WRGP allows qualifying students to request the WRGP tuition rate when applying for admission directly to the graduate program. Applicants must meet all admission requirements and apply within University deadlines. Identify yourself as a "WICHE WRGP" applicant to be considered for the discounted tuition rate. Programs give a limited number of WRGP reduced tuition seats each year.

Interested applicants wanting to be considered for the WRGP must have their application in no later than April 1 for summer admittance into the MNS program. For more information on WICHE WRGP please visit

WRGP Application: Partial tuition scholarships may be available for WRGP MNS recipients; contact to inquire.

WRGP Application

Tuition scholarships

The Modeling Instruction staff seek funding each year to pay for partial or full tuition for Arizona teachers. Application closes May 22, each year.

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Other ways to fund a Modeling Workshop and/or MNS degree:

1) Ask your school to pay with Federal Title II-A funds. Click here for a sample grant proposal to help you obtain funding for a Modeling Workshop.

2) Arizona certified teachers  can apply to the Arizona Department of Education in 2019 to 2022 for up to three $2000 scholarships to take ASU graduate courses, to qualify to teach dual enrollment physics or chemistry. Apply at .

3) Seek financiall support from a foundation and/or community service organization. For more information, please see document below.                

4)ASU Financial Aid/Scholarship Services for help with Federal TEACH grants and forgivable direct student loans.:

More about ASU tuition and fees can be found at