About the Scholarship

The Washington College Grant (WCG) program is a need-based grant that helps the state’s lowest-income level undergraduate students to pursue the education of their dream or retrain for new careers with no financial burden.

The institution strives to make students' education beyond affordable. Students who receive this award can use this amount at any eligible institution, including public two-year and four-year colleges or universities.


What is the application process?

  • A student must complete the FAFSA application form or Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WAFSA) application form to determine their financial position of a student's family to pay for the education.

  • The financial aid will clearly determine and nominate the students to receive the award.

  • After the submission of all the relevant documents, the institution reviews a student's profile and allot funds.


Award Amount and Deadline

Washington College Grant amounts vary by the type of school a student is enrolled in. The total number of awards awarded varies and is based on the number of applications received for the current academic year.

To know about the scholarship deadline, applicants can contact the financial aid office of the organization.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Students should pursue postsecondary education in any recognized college or a university.

  • Eligible students should have a household income that is less than 70 percent of the state's median family income. 

  • A student should prove the need for financial assistance by submitting relevant documents.

  • In addition to that, candidates must pursue a first bachelor’s degree, a certificate, or an associate degree in any field of study excluding theology.