Eligibility for the following grants is determined by the Financial Aid Office after you have completed the financial aid application process. These grants are considered "gift aid," which means you don't have to repay the grants provided you complete your courses.
Seattle Central Community College offers two types of Federal Grants:
- The Federal Pell Grant
- The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG).
Washington State Need Grant
The Washington State Need Grant is available to Washington residents with high financial need.
Seattle Central Community College Grants
Seattle Central Community College Grants consist of Tuition Waivers and Seattle Central Grants. These grants are available only to Washington residents with documented financial need.
The goal of the Opportunity Grant is to help low-income adults reach the educational tipping point in high wage, high demand careers.
Eligible students pursing an approved program may receive funds to cover tuition and mandatory fees up to 45 credits and up to $1,000 for books and supplies per academic year.
- Washington State Resident (12 month minimum)
- Family income at or below 200% federal poverty level
- Demonstrate financial need (Must apply for Financial Aid @
WWW.FAFSA.ed.gov School code: 003787)
- Enroll in Opportunity Grant approved professional/Technical programs:
- Marine Deck Technology
- Marine Engineering
- Surgical Technician
- Social Health and Human Services (Child & Family Studies/ Chemical Dependency)
- Business Information Technology
- Wood Construction
- Network Design and Administration
- You must not already posses a certificate or degree to be eligible.
To Apply For The Opportunity Grant:
- Apply for Financial Aid on-line.
- Download and complete the Opportunity Grant Application
- Take the completed application packet to the Opportunity Grant Coordinator, Annemarie Williams in Room BE4176.
For any questions or concerns please contact Annemarie Williams at Annemarie.Williams@seattlecolleges.edu or 206.934.6937.