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Financial Aid

State Grants

Washington State Need Grant
Passport to College
College Bound

Washington State Need Grant

The State Need Grant (SNG) program helps the state’s lowest-income undergraduate students pursue degrees. Limited to a total of 15 quarters or 225 attempted credits, whichever comes first. Must meet prority deadline. Subject to change depending on state funding.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Submit the FAFSA by March 15
  • Have a family income of equal to or less than 70 percent of the state median

Annual Limits:

Estimated: $7,631

Website:

http://www.wsac.wa.gov
/ProgramAdministration/FinancialAid/NeedGrant

Passport to College

A scholarship program that encourages foster youth to prepare for and succeed in college. For additional information and/or the state application please visit The Passport to College Promise website.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Spent at least one year in foster care
  • Aged out of foster care at 18.

Annual Limits:

Up to $4,500 (if funding is available)

Website:

http://www.wsac.wa.gov
/PayingForCollege/StateAid/Passport

College Bound

The College Bound program was created to assist low-income youth and raise educational attainment in Washington. Students enrolled in he 7th and 8th grades can apply to the program. Eligibility requirements include either acceptance in the Free/ Reduced Price Lunch, meeting the income standards of the program, particiation in TANF or being a foster youth. In order to recevie the scholarship students must graduate from a Washington high shool, have a 2.0 GPA, no felony, income within 65% median family income, and enroll within one year of high school graduation.

Annual Limits:

Amount to be determined

Website:

http://www.wsac.wa.gov
/PreparingForCollege/CollegeBound