Student Affairs

Financial Aid

Aid Programs 2014-15

Financial aid programs at Green River are administered according to nationally established policies, 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 College Work-Study
A federal program to provide employment opportunities for students on or off campus.
6 no $300 to $4,500 per year
State Work-Study
A state program to provide employment opportunities for students. Jobs are off campus.
6 yes $500 to $7,500 per year

Gift Aid

Program Name / DescriptionMinimum No. of CreditsWashington Residency RequiredAward Amounts
College Tuition Waiver
A state program to cover tuition costs.
6 yes Exempts recipients from paying tuition
Federal Pell Grant
A federal grant program for undergraduate students.
1 no $602 to $5,730 per year
Federal Teach Grant
A federal grant program for students committed to teaching four years in a low-income school.
1 no $4,000
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
A federal grant program for undergraduate students.
6 no $100 to $3,000 per year
State Need Grant
A state grant program for undergraduate students.
3 yes Varied amounts

Loan Programs

Program Name / DescriptionMinimum No. of CreditsWashington Residency RequiredAward Amounts
Direct PLUS Loan
A federal loan program for parents of dependent students. 7.21% interest rate. Payment can be deferred.
6 no Maximum loan for parents is based on cost of attendance, less other aid.
Federal Direct Loan
A federal need or non-need based loan program with 4.66% interest for subsidized and unsubsidized loans.
6 no Maximum amount $5,500 as a freshman, $6,500 as a sophomore, plus additional unsubsidized amounts. Minimum varies depending on eligibility.

Scholarships

Program Name / DescriptionMinimum No. of CreditsWashington Residency RequiredAward Amounts
Green River Foundation Scholarships
Variety of need- and non-need based scholarships provided by the Green River Foundation.
varies no $500 to $3,000 per year