Student Affairs

Financial Aid

Aid Programs 2016-17

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

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 $598 to $5,815 per year.
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. 6.31% interest rate. Payment can be deferred.
6 no Maximum loan for parents is based on cost of attendance, less any other aid.
Federal Direct Loan
A federal loan program with 3.76% 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.

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 $4,500 per year