In order to be eligible for financial aid, you must meet the following requirements:
- You have a high school diploma, GED certificate or are enrolled in an eligible pathway program and meet Ability to Benefit (ATB).
- You have been admitted to the college.
- You plan to complete a college degree or certificate program at Peninsula College and enroll in required classes for that degree or certificate.
- Be enrolled in at least 6 credits* in order to be eligible for Direct Loan Program, PC Grant, Tuition Waiver, and work-study funds.
- *Other sources of aid, such as Pell Grant and WA College Grant, do not usually require half-time enrollment.
- Demonstrate financial need (required for most aid programs)
- You are making Satisfactory Academic Progress in your studies and are meeting the minimum Pace of Progression requirements.
- You are not currently in default on a student loan received at any school.
- You may still be eligible for State aid as a WA State resident, despite being in default on a Federal student loan.
- You do not owe a repayment of grant funds at any college attended.
- You are a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States (there's an exception to this if you qualify under Washington College Grant.)
- You have not been convicted of an illegal drug offense while receiving federal student aid.
- Submit your FAFSA for the appropriate academic year and turn in any required documents, following the Peninsula College Application Process and Deadlines.