Financial Assistance Programs
THE AEROSPACE LOAN PROGRAM - The Aerospace Loan Program
The Aerospace Loan Program (ALP) provides low-interest loans to Washington students who have been accepted into the Washington Aerospace Training and Research Center Program but have demonstrated inability to pay the full cost of attending the program.
Students can receive up to $7,900 for 20 weeks of training to enhance their existing job skills or earn certificates of completion in various aerospace production fields. The Washington Aerospace Training and Research Center was created to help meet the demand for skilled aerospace workers in Washington. After completion of the program, ALP recipients have a 6 month grace period before their first payment is due and up to three years to repay their loans.
Download the loan application forms here:
THE GET PROGRAM - GET Program
The GET Program is Washington's 529 prepaid college tuition plan that helps families with young children
save for future higher education expenses. The State of Washington guarantees that the value of your
account will keep pace with the cost of college tuition, no matter how much it increases in the future (even if
it doubles or triples). The earlier you start saving, the greater the opportunity for increased value of your
THE GI BILL PROGRAM - GI Bill Program
For students who are using the GI Bill, contact Edmonds Community College Veteran’s Resource Center at 425.640.1502 for verification and enrollment.
THE SALLIE MAE PRIVATE LOAN PROGRAM - Sallie Mae Loan Program
The Salle Mae—Smart Option Student Loan is the only nationwide private student loan offering a Graduated Repayment Period feature8, providing budget flexibility for graduating students.
OTHER FINANCIAL PROGRAMS
If you are working on enrollment with assistance from WorkSource, Labor & Industries, and other programs, please download the enrollment forms and take it to your counselor for approval.
Admission Form and Registration Form.
While we are not affiliated with them, there are private scholarships and loans as well. One such program is Work Ethics Scholarship offered through Mike Rowe Works Foundation. This scholarship is designated for programs that offer an alternative to traditional academic degrees. To apply, visit Mike Rowe Works Scholarship.