The Office of Financial Aid at Walla Walla Community College accepts applications from all students requesting assistance to pay for college expenses. The college offers financial aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships and employment. Out-of-state students are encouraged to contact their home state.
Financial support for college education expenses should come from three sources: (1)
the student (2) the student's family (3) financial aid programs.The job of the financial aid office is to provide assistance, where possible, to students who desire a college education, but find their own and their family's resources are not adequate to meet all of the required expenses.
To be eligible for most types of financial aid, an applicant must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits) in an eligible degree or certificate program at WWCC. For federal and state financial aid programs, a full-time student is defined as any student enrolled in an eligible program for a minimum of 12 credits per quarter.
WHO CAN QUALIFY FOR FINANACIAL AID
All financial aid recipients must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Be a citizen of the United States or an eligible permanent resident
Have a high school diploma, GED certificate, or demonstrate the ability to benefit from the education program pursued
Be enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program offered by WWCC. Up to 45 credits of remedial coursework will be funded by financial aid if the students is accepted ito an eligible program
Be registered with Selective Services if you are a male who is at least 18 years old, born after December 31, 1960, and not a current member of the active armed forces
Have financial need as determined by a federally-approved need analysis formula
Not owe a repayment on a federal or state grant or be in default on any federal loan received at a post-secondary educational institution