Sources of Financial Aid: Off-Campus

Here is a list of off-campus resources that might help you fund your education. On-Campus sources are listed separately.

 

Assistance League of Seattle: Provide scholarships to low-income community college students.
Contact: 1415 N. 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103 www.seattle.assistanceleague.org
  (206) 547-4680  

 

 

Reinvesting in Older Workers (ROW): Provide assistance with education costs to 55 and older students, who have a disability, a previous conviction or limited English proficiency. Qualified programs of study include health care, information technology and green jobs.
Contact: Craig Riggs craig.riggs@kingcounty.gov
  500 SW 7th St, Renton, WA  
  (206) 205-3643  

 

Scholarships: To begin a free scholarship search, based on various eligibility criteria such as program of study, academic performance, community involvement and more, go to: www.thewashboard.org.

 

 

Seattle Educational Access: Provide scholarships, advising, tutoring and resources to low-income students under 30 years of age, including support for high school/GED completion and ABE/ESL students.
Contact: 1406 NE 50th St. #202, Seattle, WA 98105 staff@seattleeducationaccess.org
  (206) 523-6200 www.seattleeducationaccess.org

 

 

Seattle Milk Fund: Provide childcare grants to eligible low-income, full time students. (Childcare grant recipients may also qualify for small education grants).
Contact: 1130 N. Northgate Way, Seattle, WA 98133 office@seattlemilkfund.org
  (206) 526-7944 seattlemilkfund.org
 
 
Washington Women in Need:
Provide assistance with education costs for low-income women.
Contact: 2285 116th Ave. NE, Suite 100, Bellevue, WA 98004 programs@wawomeninneed.org
  (425) 451-8838 www.wwin.org

 

 

Workforce Investment Act (WIA): Provide assistance with education costs and job placement assistance to eligible students entering in demand occupations. Apply through your local WorkSource by attending a Training/Retraining workshop or scheduling a Connections appointment with a WIA representative.
Contact: King County --> www.worksourceskc.org
Snohomish County --> (360) 438-4123 www.worksourceonline.com

 

 

More Sites for Information about Scholarships and Financial Planning:
fastweb.com Scholarship search
www.edwise.org Financial planning, budgeting, loan debt calculating
www.mappingyourfuture.org Financial strategies, career options, and college planning
studentaid.ed.gov Comprehensive federal financial aid and planning
www.finaid.org Great basic information
www.nslds.ed.gov Student site for your federal students loans and lenders
www.nela.net Non-profit agency working with schools, banks and other institutions
www.thewashboard.org Washington Scholarship Coalition assistance for students