Student Veterans-Washington

Legislation
SB 5318 provides any veteran who served at least two years in the armed services and is  honorably discharged and enrolls in an institution of higher education in Washington within one year of their separation date shall be considered an in-state resident for tuition purposes.  This law also applies to the veteran’s spouse or dependent.

Washington National Guard Tuition Assistance:
Washington tuition may be waived on all or a portion of tuition and fees on a space available basis.
Eligibility: Member of National Guard.

Washington National Guard Loan Forgiveness Program:
The state of Washington will forgive education loans for recipients who complete contracted term of service in the Washington National Guard.
Eligibility: Honorable Discharge from National Guard

State Approving Agency Higher Education Coordinating Board
Michael Ball, Director
917 Lakeridge Way
P.O. Box 43450
Olympia, WA 98504-3430

Phone: 360-753-7866
Fax: 360-704-6239
e-mail: michaelb@hecb.wa.gov

Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
128 10th Avenue SW
P.O. Box 43105
Olympia, WA 98504-3105
Phone: 360-586-3321
Fax: 360-586-5862

Sources: Student Veterans of America, American Legion

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