Financial aid

1. File the 2021/22 FAFSA or WASFA now.

The FAFSA will help you determine your eligibility for federal student aid. If you are an undocumented student, file the WASFA.


Filing instructions and deadlines

2. Apply for scholarships and award programs.

The WSU General Scholarship Application lets you apply to many scholarships at once, including more than 100 scholarships for WSU Vancouver students only.

The 2021/22 WSU General Scholarship Application deadline has passed. The 2022/23 application will open fall 2021.

Additional scholarship opportunities

3. Attend an online A – Z of Paying for College workshop.

Financial aid has many moving parts that can be difficult to understand. We hold regularly scheduled workshops to explain how it all works.

Workshop schedule

Get answers to your financial aid questions

Chat with a financial aid expert

Use the chat pop-up to connect with Kim McDougall, Financial Aid Outreach Coordinator. You will see a green "online" indicator over her photo when she's available.

Schedule a 30-minute virtual appointment with WSU Vancouver Student Financial Services.

Prospective students Currently enrolled WSU Vancouver students

You may also contact Student Financial Services at 360-546-9559 or

Davina Cepeda

"Moving from Guam to Washington, I've kept my personal finances in mind when it came to furthering my education. Luckily, here at WSU Vancouver, we have amazing resources that have actually helped me reduce my debt since freshman year."

—Davina Cepeda, B.A., strategic communication


Contact Student Financial Services at 360-546-9559 or