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Grants

Federal, state and institutional grants are another type of aid that does not need to be repaid. Grants are awarded based on your FAFSA, financial aid budget, other aid you receive and the SCC financial aid packaging policy.

Federal Grants

SCC participates in the federal Pell Grant and Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant programs. Resident and nonresident students may qualify for federal grants.

Pell Grants

A Pell Grant is a federally funded entitlement grant program that awards aid to students based on financial need. To apply for a Pell Grant, students need to submit the FAFSA every year they are in school. The grant will be awarded based on your financial need specific in the FAFSA application. Awards range from $400 to $5,920 per academic year.

For more information on the Pell Grants, visit the Federal Pell Grant site.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant can be awarded in the amount of $500 per quarter, based on your financial need and fund availabilty. 

For more information on the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant visit the federal government's FSEOG page

State Grants

The State of Washington provides financial aid grant assistance to resident students.

State Need Grant

Washington State residents are eligible for further assistance based on their financial needs and availability of funds. Eligible students may receive an award up to the cost of tuition.