Financial aid can be used for college, technical schools, trade schools, and apprenticeships. State aid, such as WA Grant, can be used at more than 65 institutions in Washington. Completing the FAFSA form is how they qualify for student aid including Federal Pell Grants, federal student loans, state financial aid, and work-study. Don't forget many colleges require the FAFSA to qualify for merit and athletic based scholarships. Here are some things to take care of in the meantime and before attending a financial aid workshop.
Create your FAFSA or WASFA account