About the Scholarship

The Washington College Grant (WCG) program is formerly known as the Washington State Need Grant helps the state’s lowest-income undergraduate students pursue degrees, hone skills, or retrain for new careers. 

How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • A student must complete the FAFSA application form or Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WAFSA) application form in order to apply for this scholarship.
  • The financial aid will clearly determine and nominate the students to receive the award.

Award Amount and Deadline:

The Washington College Grant amounts vary by the type of school a student attends. The awards varies based on the number of application received.

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


Eligibility Criteria

  • students should pursue postsecondary education.

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

  •  A student should have a financial need.

  • A student must attend an accredited college at Washington.

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