Grants and scholarships help you pay for your education without the hassle and worry of paying them back. Some are based on need, others on academic merit, ethnic background, and other factors.
For a look at Washington scholarship programs, view theWashboard.org.
Or get started now by looking at these options:
Non-citizen and low-income?
You might qualify for the State Need Grant (above). However, you may be unable to file the Free Application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) due to immigration status. Instead, complete the free WA Application for State Financial Aid to see if you qualify.
Check out Pell Grants
The federal government offers Pell Grants and other grants you'll want to explore. You may receive up to $5,550 in Pell money in 2011-2012 depending on your income level and other factors.
You may qualify for a reduced tuition rate by attending a school within this Western region.
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