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

The Financial Aid Office is currently working remotely. Although you cannot visit our office in-person, we are still here to support you and answer your questions about financial aid via phone, email and Zoom

Phone: (253) 288-3392

Email: finaid@greenriver.edu

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Processing Updates
We are currently processing applications completed in November 2020. (updated on 12/11/20)

Need help paying for childcare, books, rent, food, or transportation?

Green River College offers limited grant funds to assist students with immediate financial needs. Fill out an online application 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 - Friday 10 AM - 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

Phone: 253-288-3392

Email: finaid@greenriver.edu

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