Washington Student Achievement Council

Get help applying for financial aid

Do you need money for college or career training? Do you have questions about financial aid? There are people and programs available to help:   

  • The 12th Year Campaign and partners are hosting virtual financial aid info and filing events to help students and families learn more and apply for aid.   
  • The Washington State Student Loan Education Site helps families better understand education costs and considerations.   
  • OtterBot is a free texting service that sends financial aid info and reminders to high school seniors and juniors who signed up for the College Bound Scholarship. Get started by texting "Hi Otter" to 360-928-7281.  
  • Connect with the financial aid office at any colleges you’re considering. Your high school counselor can also answer questions and direct you to more resources.    

Financial aid applications are now available for the 2023-24 school year that begins next fall. Learn more, get support, and apply for financial aid at wsac.wa.gov/apply.