Emergency Funding

Emergency Funding Application Update

The application for Spring Quarter emergency funding is now open. Learn more and apply below.

If assistance is needed outside of the application period, please contact the Benefits Hub.

Shoreline has funds available to help students who are experiencing an unexpected, short-term financial crisis that impacts their ability to attend classes. To qualify for these funds, you must either be enrolled or intend to enroll in credit courses at Shoreline.

Emergency aid is funded through several grants including the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC), the Shoreline Community College Foundation, United Way of King County, the Department of Education CARES Act for COVID-19 related student emergencies, CRRSAA: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, ARP: American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and Washington State Student Relief Grant.

Funding may be available for:

  • rent and housing expenses
  • utilities (internet, phone, electric bills, etc.)
  • grocery
  • transportation
  • healthcare
  • tuition and fees
  • technology needs
  • other bills

Funding is dependent on grant eligibility requirements and availability. Funding is not guaranteed. Please check out Shoreline's other sources of funding for more options.

Applying for emergency funding

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Financial Aid

(206) 705-8722