Financial Aid and Eligibility Requirements

Windward Community College offers financial aid to students who seek help in funding their cost of education. These expenses may include tuition charges, student fees, books, supplies, living expenses, personal expenses and childcare costs. The Windward CC Financial Aid Office administers federal, state and institutional aid programs in the form of grants, student loans, scholarships, and employment opportunities. Students applying for financial aid at Windward CC need to submit a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) each year. Additional financial aid information and forms are available on the Financial Aid Office homepage


In order to be eligible for financial aid students must:

  • Be enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program at Windward CC. The programs eligible for financial aid at Windward CC are all Associate Degree Programs, as well as the Certificate of Achievement in Agripharmatech (Ethnopharmacognosy and Plant Biotechnology), and Certificate of Achievement in Veterinary Assisting
  • Have a high school diploma or a GED
  • Be either a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen (i.e. permanent resident alien)
  • Be meeting satisfactory academic progress requirements towards their degree objective if they are a continuing student
  • Not owe a repayment on a federal grant or be in default on a federal student loan