The application for the 2017-2018 COV Tuition Waiver is now available. The COV Award is a four-year tuition waiver at the University of Illinois awarded to the natural, step-, or legally adopted children of service members. Please see the COV application form for eligibility requirements and additional details. The priority deadline to apply for the COV Tuition Waiver was January 3, 2017. We accept 2017-2018 applications until October 2, 2017. We will review additional applications if the county and conflict for which you are applying has not been awarded.