Undocumented students in Washington state are permitted to attend colleges and universities, and many qualify for state-funded financial aid because of the REAL Hope Act.
Do I qualify?
Can you say yes to the following three questions:
- I have or will graduate from a high school or get my GED in Washington state
I have lived or will lived in Washington state for three years before graduating from high school
I am or plan to go to a public college or university in Washington state
If you are an undocumented student and you already know you qualify for state-funded financial aid, click here to file your online application. If you don’t know, see REAL Hope on this web site to learn if you qualify.
Note: You do not have to be registered for college to apply for financial aid. But, when you fill out the online application for financial aid (through the link above), it will ask you to state the colleges or universities you intend to apply for admission.
Due to laws passed in Washington State, undocumented students who meet certain requirements may be eligible to: