Tuition Waivers & Other Aid Options

Tuition Waivers for New Students

A limited number of tuition waivers are available for new students with financial need who aren't yet eligible for financial aid. Contact the admissions counselor for your region to find out more. 

More Ways to Pay for School

Twelve credits is considered "full-time" for financial aid and veteran's benefits. Some aid and benefits may be available if you are registered less than full time.

Apply for financial aid as soon as you can. Even if you’re working full time now, you can file an "extenuating circumstances" letter to explain that you may be working less or going through other life changes. Learn how to apply for financial aid.

Veterans and their dependents may be eligible for benefits. See the Veterans Resource Center for more details.

Evergreen offers scholarships to many students. See the full list of scholarships; many are focused on parents and other non-traditional students.

Many employers have tuition reimbursement programs, if your course of study is related to your job. Talk to your HR representative at work to see if they have a program that works for you.

Permanent employees of Washington state agencies may be eligible for a tuition waiver, see the Registration website for details.