Aid Programs

Aid Programs 2019-2020

Financial aid programs at Green River are administered according to nationally established policies and guidelines, which are based on the belief that parents have the primary responsibility for assisting their children with educational expenses.

Employment Programs

Program Name / DescriptionMinimum No. of CreditsWashington Residency RequiredAward Amounts
Federal Work-Study
A federal program to provide employment opportunities for students on or off campus
No  $300 to $1,500 per quarter

Gift Aid

Program Name/DescriptionMinimum No. of CreditsWashington Residency RequiredAward Amounts
Federal Pell Grant
A federal grant program for undergraduate students
1 No $623 to $6,195 per 9 months
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
A federal grant program for undergraduate students
6 No $150 to $600 per year
Washington College Grant (f/k/a Washington State Need Grant)
A state grant program for undergraduate students
3 Yes

$150 - $5,477 per year or

$150 - $8,782 per year for BAS

College Bound Scholarship 3 Yes

Up to $2,857 per year or

Up to $4,180 per year for BAS

Tuition Waiver
A state program to cover tuition cost
5 Yes

Up to $1,400 per quarter or

Up to $2,059 per quarter for BAS

Green River Grant 5 Yes $50 - $750 per quarter

Loan Programs

Program Name / DescriptionMinimum No. of CreditsWashington Residency RequiredAward Amounts
 Direct PLUS Loan
A federal loan program for parents of dependent students. 7.6% interest rate. Payment can be deferred.
No Maximum loan for parents is based on cost of attendance, less any other aid. 
Federal Direct Loan
A federal loan program with 5.05% interest for subsidized and unsubsidized loans with deferred payments.
6 No Maximum amount $5,500 as a freshman, $6,500 as a sophomore, and $7,500 BAS level plus additional Unsubsidized amounts. Minimum varies depending on eligibility.

Announcements

Office Closure Notice

The GRC Financial Aid Office will be closed on the following days. Phones, Zoom, and email will be unavailable.

  • All Day Monday, March 29th
  • All Day Friday, April 23rd

Extended Hours

GRC Financial Aid virtual support will be available from 8 AM to 5 PM starting Tuesday, March 30th until Friday, April 2nd. Our office will close at 4:30 PM on Friday, April 2nd. 

Processing Updates
We are currently processing applications for the current financial aid year (2020-2021) completed in February 2021. (updated on 3/17/2021)

Need extra money to pay for childcare, bills, books, supplies, rent, or transportation?

We know that financial aid often isn't enough to cover all the expenses students need for college. Fill out an online application today!

Scholarships

The Green River College Foundation Scholarship application is open now through April 30thApply today!

 

Federal School Code

Our Federal School Code is 003780

Hours of Operation

Zoom & Email Hours
Monday - Friday 12 PM - 4 PM
 
Phone Hours (253) 288-3392
Monday - Thursday 10 AM - 4 PM
Friday 12 - 4 PM
 
Drop-in FAFSA/WASFA Assistance in Zoom
Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM
*Evening Hours* Thursday 6 PM - 8 PM
 
 

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Contact Us

Due to COVID-19, the Green River College campus is currently closed except for approved CTE/CE programs.

We are not offering Financial Aid support in-person at this time.

Please contact us virtually with your questions.

Phone: 253-288-3392

Email: finaid@greenriver.edu

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