Financial Aid | Financial Aid is the primary source for students to access financial assistance when paying for college. This office coordinates all financial aid from the different aid sources (noted below) available to students who are eligible based on information provided on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This includes any federal, state and institutional funds that are deemed need based.
Scholarships | Scholarships are awarded to students based on a variety of criteria, grades, community service, work experience, financial need, and others. They are awarded through the Peninsula College Foundation and may pay for some or all of a student’s tuition. All students are encouraged to apply.
Basic Food Employment and Training | The Washington state Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) program provides job search, job search training, educational services, skills training, and other employment opportunities to Basic Food (SNAP) recipients who are not participating in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) WorkFirst work program. These services are offered at Peninsula College through a partnership between the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) and Peninsula College.
Opportunity Grant | The Opportunity Grant program assists low-income Washington state residents who have not yet earned a degree (Associate or higher). The Opportunity Grant program at Peninsula College can provide funding for tuition/fees and books/supplies for eligible adults for up to 45 credits in qualified programs.
Workfirst | The WorkFirst program is a referral based program that is partnered with DSHS, Employment Security, and Department of Commerce to assist parents receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) that want to further their education. Parents participate in Basic Education for Adults, High School Completion, and Professional-Technical degrees at Peninsula College.
Worker Retraining | The Worker Retraining Program at Peninsula College is designed to provide instruction and training that can lead to family-wage employment. The program is designed to help the following individuals: dislocated workers; stop-gap employed, displaced homemakers; formerly self-employed; vulnerable workers; veterans, and active duty military.
Veterans Services | Peninsula College recognizes and appreciates all who have served in the United States Armed Forces. If you are a veteran, or a survivor, or a dependent of a veteran working toward a degree or certificate, you may be eligible for veteran’s educational benefits. The Veterans Services Office (VSO) acts as a liaison with the Veterans Affairs/Administration for individuals who plan to use their VA educational benefits to attend classes at Peninsula College.
Work-Study | Work-study programs offer students the opportunity to gain valuable work experience while earning money for college.
Community Resources | Peninsula College is in partnership with the following organizations, which provide resources, both career-oriented and financial, for students and the community.
Tuition Payment Plan | Peninsula College offers a tuition payment plan for students needing more time to pay their tuition.