Educational Opportunity Grant (EOG)

Scholarship Description

To apply for this grant you must be placebound and meet other eligiblity requirements.  Placebound is defined as living in a designated county and having completed only the first two years of a four-year degree due to family or employment commitments, health concerns, financial need, or similar factors.  To be eligible to apply you must:  1. Be a Washington resident and reside in a designated county;  2. By the beginning of the fall term, have completed an Associate of Arts degree or achieved junior standing as recognized by the four-year school you attend;  3. Have demonstrated financial need certified by the financial aid administrator at the college you plan to attend; (by having completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  4. Be planning to attend an eligible four-year school in Washington State.  To be eligible, schools must be accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges (NWASC), participate in other state financial aid programs, and have unused capacity.  Currently all schools are expected to have capacity.  Branch campuses where you may not use this grant are: the University of Washington branches at Bothell-Woodinville and Tacoma; and the Washington State University branches at Vancouver, Spokane, and Tri-Cities;  5. Not be required by the four-year school to be involved in any program that includes any religious worship, exercise or instruction, or be pursuing any degree in religious, seminarian, or theological academic studies; and 6. Be an incoming student and not have already been enrolled during the prior academic year at the institution you plan to attend with this grant.  Eligible applicants must reside in: Benton, Clark, Cowlitz, Franklin, King, Kitsap, Pierce, Skamania, Snohomish, Spokane, Thurston, Walla Walla, or Yakima Counties.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: 2500

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board
917 Lakeridge Way P.O. Box 43430
Olympia, WA 985043430

Contact Person: Prgm Coordinator, Student Financial Aid Division

Phone: 360-753-7846

Fax: 360-753-7803