Financial Aid

Federal, State and SFCC Institutional Grants

Federal, state and institutional grants for undergraduate students provide financial aid funding that does not need to be repaid.

Federal Grants

Spokane Falls Community College participates in the federal Pell Grant and Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant programs. Resident and nonresident students may qualify for federal grants.

  • Pell Grant – a federal grant program based on financial need. Currently the eligibility range is from $400 to $5,550 per academic year.
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant – a federal grant program for the neediest students. Currently the eligibility range is from $900 to $4,000 per academic year.

State Grants

The State of Washington provides financial aid grant assistance to resident students.
  • State Need Grant – a state grant program based on need. Eligible students may receive an award up to the cost of tuition. In addition to tuition, students may also receive funding to cover a portion of their "out of pocket" child care costs.
  • SFCC Institutional Grants & Waivers – A portion of SFCC tuition revenue is reserved for institutional grants and waivers.
    • SFCC 3% Tuition Grant - a supplemental grant based on need. Currently the eligibility range is from $900 to $4,000 per academic year.
    • SFCC 3 1/2% Tuition Waiver – a supplemental waiver that reduces the amount of tuition costs. Currently the eligibility range is $900 to $2,100.