Puget Sound Grants

Puget Sound grant assistance is awarded to undergraduate students based on demonstrated financial need. The amount of grant awarded may vary each year depending upon the level of financial need and other scholarship or grant assistance received.

Federal Grants

Federal Pell Grant - Pell Grants are directed at undergraduate students with exceptional financial need. The amount of grant awarded is determined by the student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC), as calculated by the FAFSA. The maximum Pell Grant award is $5,920.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) – SEOG grants are awarded to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need. Priority is given to Pell Grant recipients. The maximum SEOG award is $2,000.

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH) - TEACH grants up to $4,000 are available for graduate students who intend to teach in an elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.

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Washington College Grant

The Washington College Grant program helps the state’s lowest-income undergraduates. Eligibility is determined by the Washington Student Achievement Council.

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College Bound Scholarship

The College Bound Scholarship award amount will combine with State Need Grant and other state funding to cover tuition and fees (at public institution rates) and a small book allowance for income-eligible students who sign up in the 7th or 8th grade.

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Grant Assistance for students from other states