Apply for aid

Nearly all students qualify for some form of financial aid, regardless of income. Here are your first steps:

1. File your FAFSA or WASFA

The time to file your 2021/22 FAFSA—Free Application for Federal Student Aid—is now.

The WSU school code for all campuses is 003800.

Not eligible to file a FAFSA? Complete a WASFA—Washington Application for State Financial Aid.

FAFSA/WASFA deadlines and details

2. Apply for scholarships

Apply for WSU systemwide, WSU Vancouver-specific and non-WSU scholarships.


Learn more about applying for state and federal aid.

Awarding process

Do you have questions about how financial aid is awarded? How amounts are calculated and determined? Learn more about the awarding process.

Financial aid offer letter

For help understanding your financial aid offer letter, check out this step-by-step guide.

Special circumstances

Everyone’s situation is unique. Learn how special circumstances can affect your aid.

Financial aid estimator

Learn more with the WSU Financial Aid Estimator.