Sample Letter to the Secretary asking for the Fee Waiver
Dear Ms. Smith,
I am writing to let you know that I am very interested in PhD program in Physics at Princeton University. I am going to submit my application shortly.
I have one problem though. Unfortunately, I am unable to pay the required application fee. You probably know about the financial situation in Russia: my fellowship at the institute is $20 per month and my parents earn total of $60 per month, which is hardly enough to buy food.
I would like to ask you about the possibility to waive the fee or defer the payment until my arrival in US.
Thank you very
much for your help and understanding.
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