Pell Grant – Maximum amount for 2019-20 was $6195. This grant does not need to be paid back. It is based on several factors, the weightiest being family financial need. Students must complete FAFSA.
State Need Grant – Maximum funding varies by institution with the largest grants awarded in excess of $10,000. Application is through either FAFSA or WAFSA.
Work study – Work Study funding is provided to colleges/universities to employ students. Learn More
Student Loans Subsidized loans may be available for students needing to fill in final amounts of their college funding plan. Subsidized loans require completion of FAFSA. Learn More
Federal/State Aid – The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is a form prepared annually by current and prospective college students to determine eligibility for student financial aid (including the Pell Grant, student loans and federal work study). Learn More
Washington/State Aid – The WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) is state financial aid for DREAMers. Washington State offers financial aid programs to students who aren’t eligible for federal financial aid because of immigration status. These students still need to meet other program requirements. Learn More
Institution Merit Awards – Awards based on components of a student’s admission application. These awards are funded by the college/university to meet desired student admission goals. Merit awards are not based on financial need.