Bill Alert HB 2214

Permitting public assistance program beneficiaries to automatically qualify as income-eligible for receiving the Washington college grant.

This bill will:

  • Allow Basic Food Program or Food Assistance Program recipients in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grades to automatically qualify as income-eligible for the Washington College Grant.
  • Starting in the 2025-2026 academic year, issue a certificate to Washington high school food assistance recipients that validates their financial need eligibility for the Washington college grant program.
  • Notify the students about the importance of submitting a free application for federal student aid or a Washington application for state financial aid.

The bill amends RCW 28B.92.200, 28B.92.225, and 28B.92.230; and creates a new section.

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