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

Financial Aid office is currently working remotely. We are here to help you via phone, email and Zoom. We are trying out new ways to serve you. Thank you for your patience.

Call Financial Aid Office
(253)833-9111 ext. 2449
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday-Friday

The Financial Aid phone line will be unavailable on Friday afternoon (10/23/2020) from 12:30 - 4:00 PM. Please visit our Zoom lobby if you need assistance during this time.

Chat with Financial Aid representatives via online Zoom. (You can get help with filing your FAFSA)
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Monday-Friday 

The college offers Emergency Grant Fundings now. Click this Link to apply.

Processing Updates
We are currently processing applications completed in May 2020. (updated on 9/18/20)

 
 
 

Federal School Code

Our Federal School Code is 003780

Hours of Operation

Remote Service Hours (Zoom, Email)
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Monday - Friday
Phone Services
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday - Friday
 
 

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Contact Us

Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2449
Fax: 253-288-3473
Email: finaid@greenriver.edu
Location: Student Affairs
and Success Center, 231