Know Your Resources
When you enroll at Edmonds Community College, you join a community of learners and gain access to many student support services included with your tuition.
Keep an eye out for workshops, conferences, and lectures. These resources are part of your education and can help you reach your goals. Take advantage of them. We're here for you!
Grants, Scholarships, Assistance for Students
If you'd like a more personal college experience with other students who are serious about achieving their goals, check out these opportunities. Find resources to help pay for college
- Opportunity Grant — pays 45 credits of college tuition and fees and up to $1,000 per year toward the cost of books and supplies. Opportunities in Construction, Computer Electronics, Allied Health Care, and Early Childhood Education. See if you qualify. Call 425.640.1921.
- CATCH — all-expense paid certificate programs for select health care professions at Edmonds and Everett Community Colleges (Phlebotomy Technician, EKG Technician, Monitor Technician, Nursing Assistant, Restorative Aide) to low-income adults in Snohomish County. Space is limited. Upcoming start dates are: Edmonds Community College, Sept. 4 or Nov. 12, or Everett Community College, Jan. 7. Call 425.640.1361.
- Aerospace Loan Program — a new low-interest loan program for individuals seeking training at the Washington Aerospace Training and Research Center. The loan provides funds of up to $4,800 for the 12 weeks of training to enhance applicants’ existing job skills or earn certificates in various aerospace production fields. The loan is available for students who have demonstrated inability to pay the full cost of attending the program.
- Edmonds Community College Foundation — Apply online winter quarter for scholarship awards for the upcoming year at Edmonds Communtiy College.
- Foster the Dream — Alumni of foster care may be eligible to receive scholarships and other forms of financial aid to encourage them to prepare for and succeed in college and to help pay tuition and living expenses for up to five years of college. Scholars receive guidance from college academic and financial aid counselors, assistance finding housing during school breaks and over the summer, special consideration for the State Need Grant and State Work Study financial aid programs, and help finding student employment. Call 425.640.1538.
STEM-Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
- EdSTEM$ — Supports low income, educationally talented, and disadvantaged students in their math and science studies with a $5,000 scholarship each year while they complete their degree. Recipients also work together and receive additional support services and opportunities. Call 425.640.1802.
- MESA — the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement program provides academic support to low-income, educationally disadvantaged students studying science and seeking to transfer to bachelor’s degree programs. The center aims to increase the numbers of women and underrepresented minorities studying science. Visit Mukilteo Hall 206. Call 425.640.1556.
- RISE-Relationships in Science Education — Students enrolled full-time in a science, technology, engineering or math related degree program apply to join a cohort to receive additional student services, academic support, mentoring, and opportunities to participate in undergraduate research and service-learning projects. Call 425.640.1802.
Worried you won't be able to finish your degree or certificate because of an unforeseen expense? Ask about emergency funds available throughout the year at the Diversity Student Center, Financial Aid or Services for Students with Disabilities offices. Look for Complete the Dream Scholarships from the Edmonds Community College Foundation.
Know Your Resources: Student Services
Meet with an adviser to plan your course of study. Call 425.640.1458.
Get help with job placement and developing your job search skills. Call 425.640.1256.
On campus childcare for children between the ages of three months to five years is available at the college’s Center for Families. Call 425.640.1662.
Receive free short-term professional counseling to explore educational and career options. Call 425.640.1358.
Find resources to connect to a supportive college community. Peer mentoring. Check out textbooks, calculators, and check out laptops. Call 425.640.1067.
Financial aid is available to help you offset college costs. Complete your financial aid paperwork early! Call 425.640.1457.
For those completing a GED or adult high school diploma, get a jump-start on college and gain skills for a higher paying job at the same time. Get started learning skills for a new career with higher wages. Take classes in Computers, Electronics and Networks, Construction Industry Training, Allied Health and Medical Office Terminology. Call 425.640.1628
Get help with your classes or assignments. Visit the center for free tutoring in writing, math, and many other subjects. Drop in help. Students can get free online writing assistance 24/7 Etutoring.org. Call 425.640.1750.
Library faculty and staff are ready to provide you with the services and resources you need to be successful. Ask a Librarian— librarians from Edmonds CC and around the country will help students via instant message. It's available any time, including quarter breaks.
Student sponsored programs and services provide many opportunities for you to get involved in campus life, including student programs, athletics, student government, and clubs. Call 425.640.1581.
Student textbook exchange
Buy, sell, and trade textbooks. Go green and save money. Post listings on the bulletin boards in Brier Hall.
Resources are available for people with all types of disabilities. Call 425.640.1320.
Gain real world experience and enhance your in class academics by participating in community service projects with opportunities to earn AmeriCorps scholarships while earning college credit. Call 425.640.1125.
Students helping students with technology — including Canvas, EdMail, and Google Apps. Drop-in for help in Lynnwood Hall 305. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
One-on-one support for low-income, first generation college students or students with disabilities who want to complete bachelor’s degrees. Call 425.640.1753.
Get support for your transition from boots to books. Use your G.I. Bill benefits. Connect with other veterans on campus. Call 425.640.1175.
Funds to help pay for tuition and books for those who need to upgrade job skills or train for a new career. Those who may qualify are facing layoff, recently separated or divorced, self-employed but now unemployed, collecting unemployment or have exhausted benefits. Includes career counseling and job search support. Choose from more than 40 in-demand career-training programs. Call 425.640.1433.