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    What is it? 

    It's money that pays for your Education cost: 

    • 4-year Colleges
    • 2 year Colleges
    • Technical/Vocational schools

    And it is broken down in different forms:

    Financial aid description

    How do I apply for Financial Aid?


    The Free Application for Federal Application (FAFSA) and the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) opens EVERY Oct 1st! Please submit your FAFSA/WASFA as soon as possible when Oct 1st arrives. "The earlier you apply, the more aid you might receive."

    FAFSA Application - Financial aid from Federal and State government.

    WASFA Application - for non-citizens to apply for financial aid in Washington State. 

    Online Video to guide you through the FAFSA. This will assist you through the process while you're filling out your application. 

      For additional information, please visit the Career Center.


    Please click the link to start searching for some scholarship opportunities for you to apply and get free money to pay off your college tuition! 

    For additional information, please visit the Career Center. 

    Financial Aid Workshops

    If you need any assistance on filling out the Financial Aid application, the Seattle Public Library offers additional assistance. Please check out the link for specific dates and time. 



     Husky Promise

    The University of Washington is promising to students who are financially challenged to discover their potential and achieve getting a UW degree with the Husky Promise

    Cougar Commitment

    Cougar Commitment pays full-tuition students from low to middle-class income families. (renewable for up to four years)