Washington State GEAR UP Resource - Financial Aid

Financial Aid 101
Use this guide to learn how you can begin finding and applying for money to finance your education!

If you have been in foster care at any time after age 13, money and resources are available to help you go to college - including vocational training, 2-, and 4-year options - for most Washington State schools. All of the resources listed in this guide are specific to youth who have been in foster care.
View this list of upcoming scholarship opportunities as well as an archive of past annual opportunities to help plan for the next year.