Aid Programs

Aid Programs 2017-18

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 Work-Study
A federal program to provide employment opportunities for students on or off campus
No  $200 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 $606 to $5,920 per 9 months
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
A federal grant program for undergraduate students
6 No $100 to $600 per year
Washington State Need Grant
A state grant program for undergraduate students
3 Yes

$150 - $4,826 per year or

$150 -$8,120 per year for BAS

College Bound Scholarship 3 Yes

Up to $3,021 per year or

Up to $4,137 per year for BAS

Tuition Waiver
A state program to cover tuition cost
Yes Up to $1,400 per quarter
Green River Grant 6 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% 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 4.45% 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

2018-2019 Academic Year Applications (Fall 2018 - Summer 2019)

Summer Quarter 2018

  • Summer quarter tuition holds will be given to files completed by May 15.

Processing Updates

We are currently processing 2018-2019 applications completed in December 2017. (updated on 4/26/18)

Hours of Operation

Monday, Tuesday
8 a.m. - 6 p.m
Wednesday, Thursday 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday
Closed

View Closures & Special Hours

Contact Us

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

Federal School Code

Our Federal School Code is 003780