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Financial Aid

About Financial Aid

Washington State Financial Aid Programs: An overview of the financial aid programs available to Washington students, with links to more information

Apply for Financial Aid: Learn more and complete a FAFSA or WASFA financial aid application

Participating Institutions: A list of college and universities that participate in Washington's state financial aid programs

Need-Based Programs

Washington College Grant: Provides eligible students financial assistance for tuition, books, and fees

College Bound Scholarship: Provides financial assistance to low-income students who dream of a college education

State Work Study: Provides eligible students an approved job to support their education

Passport to Careers: Helps former foster youth and unaccompanied homeless youth attend and succeed in college and apprenticeship programs

Passport to Careers Guide: In-depth guide to help Passport-eligible students prepare, apply, and pay for college, apprenticeships, and pre-apprenticeship programs

Merit-Based Programs

American Indian Endowed Scholarship: Provides a competitive scholarship to outstanding eligible students

Targeted Workforce

Aerospace Loan Program: Supporting employment needs of Washington’s aerospace industry

Teacher Programs: Supporting Washington's current and future teacher workforce

Washington Health Corps: Encouraging licensed health professionals to provide care at approved sites in rural or underserved areas

National Guard Grant: Helping members of the National Guard get an undergraduate degree or certificate