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Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office at Wenatchee Valley College is available to assist students in applying for all types of financial assistance; including grants, work study opportunities, veteran benefits, scholarships and student loans. 


The 2024-2025 FAFSA is now open! Visit Federal Student Aid to complete your application for the next academic year!

The 2024-2025 WAFSA is now open! Visit WSAC to complete your application for the next academic year! 


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Wenatchee Valley College awards scholarships to approximately 200 students annually. Amounts vary up to full tuition. Scholarship applications are online at WVC AwardSpring. The application is open each quarter. For more information about scholarships, click here

WVC contracts with Loan Science to help students successfully manage their loans. Loan Science can help you track down the specific details of your loan to create a repayment plan that works for you. There are several convenient repayment plans available and we’ll help you select the one that’s right for your unique situation.

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Please beware of and avoid scholarship scams and fee-based scholarship services. There is no reason to pay for lists of scholarships or pay someone to complete the FAFSA. By completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) you will automatically be considered for most federal and state aid and all funds that Wenatchee Valley College offers.

*PHONE & LETTER SCAMS*:  We have recently been made aware of students receiving phone calls and official looking letters asking for personal information (SID, SSN, bank account number, FSA ID, etc.) in relation to their financial aid and student loans.  WVC advises that you NEVER give out your student ID, SSN or bank account information to unsolicited contacts, even if they have other information such as an estimated amount of your student loans.  

*Important Reminder*:   WVC nor BankMobile will ever initiate a phone call to you to ask for your account information or social security number or to set you up for Direct Deposit.  WVC advises that you NEVER give out your bank account or other personal information over the phone on an unsolicited call.

Wenatchee Valley College contracts with BankMobile to provide disbursement of Financial Aid funds.

 In order for students to receive their financial aid funds they will need to sign up for one of the following options:

  • Electronic Deposit To Your Personal Bank Account or
  • Electronic Deposit To A BankMobile Account or
  •  Paper Check Mailed To You .

 All financial aid eligible students will be mailed an enrollment kit by BankMobile and will be asked to select a refund delivery preference from the options listed above. Here’s what you need to do:

1. Update your mailing address

BankMobile will mail a Refund Selection Kit to the current address you have on file with Registration Office. If you’re not sure that we have your current mailing address, please take a moment to check your MyWVC portal or contact the Registration Office at 509 682 6806.

2. Look for the Refund Selection Kit

Mailing of Refund Selection Kits is done by BankMobile.  It will  include the Wenatchee Valley College logo. 

3. Visit to make your choice

Once your kit arrives, go to and enter your personal code to get started. Then simply select how you’d like to receive your money.  

For more information, visit or contact the Financial Aid Office at 509 682 6810. 

*Important Reminder*:   WVC nor BankMobile will ever initiate a phone call to you to ask for your account information or social security number or to set you up for Direct Deposit.  WVC advises that you NEVER give out your bank account or other personal information over the phone on an unsolicited call.

You must have an FSA-ID to provide your tax information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®).

Tax information will be drawn down directly from the IRS.

In certain cases, you may be asked to verify your tax information.

Getting Your Tax Return Information for verification
   2024 -25 FAFSA: uses data from 2022 tax returns.

You should always retain a copy of your tax return, either electronically or on paper, and keep it in a secure place.

If you did not keep a copy of your tax return, here are some options:

  1. Access the tax software product you used to prepare and file your tax return.  You may be able to access your account to download/print a copy.

  2. Contact the tax preparer/provider who filed your return if you used a tax professional.

  3. Download your tax transcript (a summary) at Get Transcript Online.  Review the rigorous identity authentication requirements for Secure Access before attempting to register.

  4. Use Get Transcript by Mail and a transcript will be mailed to the address on your return within five to 10 days.

  5. Call our automated line at 800-908-9946 to order a transcript by mail.
    If you filed an amended tax return, Form 1040X, you should use the adjusted gross income and earned income listed on your revised tax return.

For more information about the FAFSA process, see For more information about IRS transcripts, see Get Transcript FAQs.

Apply Now:  To apply for financial aid, complete the FAFSA online ( You will need our school code, which is 003801.  For youtube video help, visit How To Fill Out The FAFSA. Remember, you must re-apply each year.

Which Year?
2023-2024 FAFSA: for financial aid Fall 2023 through Summer 2024.
2024-2025 FAFSA: for financial aid Fall 2024 through Summer 2025.

Eligibility: To qualify for financial aid, students must be admitted and enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program at Wenatchee Valley College.  Personal enhancement courses, short term certificates or non degree programs are not eligible for financial aid. Check with the Financial Aid Office to see if your program qualifies. Once you have completed the FAFSA, we will contact you regarding your eligibility and status.  Please read our Communication page for additional information.  

Processing time for financial aid is usually two-four weeks.  We suggest that students turn in all documentation necessary for review and packaging no later than six-eight weeks before their start term - this allows sufficient time for processing and communication from our office to student. 

Financial Aid Office Hours: 

The Financial Aid Office is available to assist you with your questions by Zoom, phone or email M-F 8am-5pm, as well as in person during office hours.

Phone:  You may contact us at 509-682-6810.  We may not be able to answer all phone calls, but if you do not reach a staff member, please leave a voicemail. If you leave a voicemail please include your name, CTC ID, phone number and why you are contacting the financial aid office, so we can research your issue prior to calling you back.

Email:   You can also email questions and completed forms to

Processing time for the 2023-24 year is two-four weeks depending on what documents a student needs to turn in and have processed.

Omak Campus:  The drop box on the Omak campus is located by the library entrance of Wendell George Hall, north parking lot.  

ctcLink Portal:
  You may upload documents to the ctcLink portal.

If you have any questions or problems regarding submission of forms and documents , please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.



Wenatchee Valley College
Wenatchi Hall, First floor
1300 Fifth Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801


Office Hours

Monday - Thursday:

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

8:00 AM - Noon

Saturday - Sunday: Closed


Phone: (509) 682-6810


Fax: (509) 682-6811

Veteran Services

Financial Aid Intro