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Award Information

If you have received a Financial Aid Notification from our office and/or will receive any aid through the Wenatchee Valley College Financial Aid Office, you are required to review the information on this page that is under the section below titled "Required Reading." The three required reading documents are:

  • Conditions of Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Package Information
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Please click on the links to review the required documents. Below the required reading is a sample financial aid notification (award letter). We have also included links to additional information regarding financial aid funding and disbursements.

All financial aid recipients are required to review the documents in this section. It is the student's responsibility to read and comply with the Conditions of Financial Aid and the Satisfactory Progress Policy.  Please direct any questions to the financial aid office. Be sure to review the correct documentation for the school year you have been awarded.

Conditions of Financial Aid

To receive financial aid, each student must meet the Conditions of Financial Aid outlined in this document. Conditions can change from year to year. It is the student's responsibility to read these Conditions of Financial Aid and to direct any questions to the Wenatchee Valley College Financial Aid Office.

Financial Aid Package Information

Here is an online copy of the financial aid information that is required reading for all students receiving any of the following: Grants, Loans, Work-Study, Waivers or Scholarships. It contains important information that you should know if receiving any financial aid funds. It is the student's responsibility to read this information and to direct any questions to the Wenatchee Valley College Financial Aid Office.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy for Financial Aid To be eligible for financial aid, federal regulations require students to make satisfactory progress in an eligible degree or certificate program, and to complete their degree within the allotted number of credits for that degree. It is every student's responsibility to read and follow the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy. Click on the links to the right to read the complete policy. Please contact the financial aid office if you have any questions.

You can click on the link below to review a sample Financial Aid Notification. Keep in mind that this is just a sample, and does NOT include, nor reflect, YOUR actual financial aid package. 

The 2022-2023 FAFSA and WASFA applications became available for submission on October 1, 2021.  We expect to start sending out Financial Aid Notifications for the 2022-2023 school year in August 2022.   All required documents must be received prior to processing.  You should regularly check your WVC student email, as well as the ctcLink Student Center  for updates on your account or to see of additional documentation is required.  You may also contact the Financial Aid Office to see if you have required documents that you have not yet submitted, or if there is anything further you need to do. 

If you have received your award letter and wish to find out about requesting adjustments, additional funding or special circumstances, go to our 2022-2023 Forms page, and choose the appropriate link for more information on each of the following items.

  • Enrollment Adjustment Request: Use the Enrollment Adjustment Request form to inform us of any adjustment in your enrollment level.   Please do this prior to the 10th day of the Fall, Winter, and Spring terms (8th day for Summer term).

  • Loans: Loans, are borrowed money that must be repaid, with interest. Loans are not awarded automatically, as they require additional steps (beyond just filling out the FAFSA) to request and process. For more information about requesting a loan, please visit our forms page to review the loan information and download the correct forms. 

  • Release of Information: Use this form if you wish us to release your financial aid information to anyone other than yourself.  The Release of Information form is good for one school year only and must be resubmitted each year to renew the release.

  • Special Circumstances: If you believe you have special circumstances that are not reflected in your Financial Aid Notification, please visit our forms page and review the information regarding special circumstances.

  • Work-Study: (link is not to Forms page) Work-Study funds are not packaged automatically and will not be on your Financial Aid Notification until you have been approved by the campus work-study coordinator. If you are interested in the work study program, contact the work-study representative listed below:

    • Wenatchee Students: For employment information, contact the Career Center, (509) 682-6579, Wenatchi Hall, first floor, near the Educational Planning and Testing Center. For Work-Study employment information, email Felix Son Vu at

    • WVC Omak Students: Contact Jocelyn Vincent-Ramsey (509-422-7809) at the Omak Campus for work-study information and job availability.

Type of Aid

Enrollment Level

Amount Proration

Federal Pell Grant

At least 1 credit

12+ credits = 100% of award

9 – 11 credits = 75% of award

6 – 8 credits = 50% of award

1 – 5 credits = 25% of award

Washington College Grant

College Bound Scholarship
(must have graduated from HS and applied during 7th/8th grade)

At least 3 credits



12+ credits = 100% of award

9 – 11 credits = 75% of award

6 – 8 credits = 50% of award

3 – 5 credits = 25% of award

Federal Direct Subsidized Loan for Undergraduates

Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan for Undergraduates

Parent PLUS Loan 

At least 6 credits

No proration; full amount of awarded loan up to cost of attendance for each term requested

Loans needs to be requested with the Loan Coordinator in order to be added to a student's award pacakge

Federal Work Study

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

At least 6 credits No proration; total aid may not exceed Cost