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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) opens on October 1st! The sooner you apply, the more financial aid you might be eligible to receive. Remember, you will need your FSA ID to apply. Read more about the FAFSA.

Stop by the Career Center to pick up more information on what you need to get started.

Federal Student Aid Resources

Online video links to guide you through the FAFSA:
Sign up for the free Federal Student Aid Channel on YouTube. You will find video links that will help you through the process. Titles include Preparing for College, Types of Aid, Who gets Aid, Applying for FAFSA.

Cougar Commitment

This need-based program pays full tuition and required fees; and is renewable for up to four years.

Husky Promise

The University of Washington is promising financially challenged students a future with the Husky Promise.

Have questions about financial aid? High school seniors can sign up for Otterbot—the Washington Student Achievement Council’s free texting service designed to help Washington high school seniors navigate financial aid for college and career education.  Access Otterbot via text message 24 hours a day, seven days a week by texting "Hi Otter" to 360-928-7281. Visit: Otterbot Information

Amazing fact! Once a student activates this they can text #languages to the phone number. This service is available in 100 languages.

The WashBoard

A free scholarship search making it easier for Washington Students to efficiently find and apply for relevant scholarships.

Please visit your College & Career Specialist in the Career Center for the Financial Aid Handbook. 



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