CTRA Economic Hardship Waiver Application
A. Only those individuals that fully meet the membership criteria for Professional Membership may apply for the Economic Hardship Fee Waiver
1. Individuals may apply to waive a portion or all of fees associated with the CTRA member application or renewal process, in the event they have experienced an unanticipated hardship that has caused a substantial financial burden.
2. The Fee Waiver applicant will be able to complete, add pertinent supporting documents and submit their Fee Waiver Request Form online. If an applicant would like to add additional supporting documents, they can email them to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Fee Waiver Additional Documents” in the subject line.
3. Fee Waivers will be reviewed by the Economic Hardship Review Committee. Applicants will be notified of the Committee’s confidential decision and applicable instructions via email.
a. The Fee Waiver does not apply to fees already paid.
b. The Fee Waiver program does not apply to Student nor Supporting members.
B. Fee Waiver Allocation: Applicants are in the best situation to determine if they require a portion or all of their membership fees waived based on their particular circumstances. The Fee Waiver Request Form provides tiered options based on your situation. Please select the option that best suits your needs.
C. Member Applications: Individual’s applying to waive all or a portion of the Membership Application Fees may submit the form at any point throughout the year prior to applying for their professional membership.
D. Membership Renewals: Individuals may only apply to waive all or a portion of the Renewal fees one month prior to the end of the annual membership year.
E. Plan for submission of your Fee Waiver Request From according to the time frames and limitations.
F. Once a decision has been made regarding approval or rejection of the waiver application it is the final decision for the remainder of that membership year. A subsequent request for additional funding cannot be considered within the same membership year.
Economic Hardship Waiver Application
Note: All information contained in this form will be kept confidential and not stored electronically or in any other form in accordance with CTRA’s Personal Information Protection Policy for any period beyond that is required for a decision.
DEFINITION OF ECONOMIC HARDSHIP: An unanticipated hardship that has caused financial burden.
REMINDER: If an applicant would like to provide additional supporting documents, they can email them to email@example.com and include “Fee Waiver Additional Documents” in the subject line.
If you have any questions or concerns with the CTRA Economic Fee Waiver Request Form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.