College bound scholarship gets a boost
Help for low-income students passes Senate
Last updated 3/11/2021 at 7:30pm
The College Bound Scholarship for Washington students is being reworked to reach more students across the state.
Currently, students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches during the 7th or 8th grade sign a form with their guardian pledging to graduate with at least a C average and without a felony conviction.
If students remain in Washington for their post-secondary education and their families fall below 65 percent of median state income, the student could be awarded up to $12,000 per year after other state and federal aid is taken into account.
SB 5321, which passed out of the Sen...