Funding & Aid
Workforce Funding Available
Special career training funds are available for unemployed, underemployed, or low-income students. Connect with the Workforce Education department to learn more.
There are several sources of financial assistance: federal, state, local and even private. Eligibility is determined by multiple factors, like level of income, current employment status and more. Browse the listing below to find assistance you may be eligible for. Off-campus sources are listed on another page.
Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA)
Federal and State grants, loans and Work Study. Start the application process by submitting
the FAFSA: www.fafsa.ed.gov (Federal School Code: 003791).
Vocational Training - Workforce Education Office
These funding programs could help you pay for your education as you pursue any of our several Professional/Technical degrees and certificates. Visit www.startnextquarter.org to see if you qualify for funding.
Provides assistance with education costs (including childcare assistance from DSHS) to eligible students receiving DSHS Basic Food Assistance.Learn more about BFET
Provides assistance with education costs to eligible low-income students who are enrolled in one of the following programs: Automotive, Accounting, Business Technology, Clean Energy Technology and Entrepreneurship, Early Childhood Education, Health Information & Informatics Management, Manufacturing, Nursing Assistant Certified, Office Technology, Phlebotomy and Visual Communications Technology.
Assistance to eligible students who are collecting unemployment benefits or have exhausted them within the past 48 months, have received a lay-off notice, were formerly self-employed, are a displaced homemaker, or a recently discharged veteran.
Over 140 annual scholarships awarded by the College and the Foundation, which also provides other financial and emergency assistance for students.
Provides short-term loans for books, course required supplies and emergencies to eligible students. Help students apply for scholarships and locate financial assistance resources.
Learning Center North (LCN) serves youth ages 16 to 21, who have not completed high school but want to earn their GED and go onto college, technical training and/or employment. Our program is provided free of charge.
Federal programs provide education benefits to eligible veterans, survivors, and dependants. Shoreline's Veterans Center provides resources and support.