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Financial Aid

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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

This form is the crucial first step in receiving financial assistance with college. October 1st is the first day students can fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to receive their share of grants, scholarships, and work study for the following school year. The earlier it is submitted, the better! Students can receive help completing the FAFSA from their high school advisor or GEAR UP Site Director.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) APP

Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA)

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. 

To find out if you qualify, complete the free Washington Application for State Financial Aid to apply for state financial aid.