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Thank you for your interest in the Greater Minds Re-engagement Microgrant.

At this time, the funding for this grant opportunity has been fully utilized. If you would like to be contacted if/when additional funds become available, please submit your information below.

As a reminder, the Greater Minds Re-engagement MicroGrant is provided by a partnership with Greater Spokane Inc. and the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) to assist returning students in resolving pre-registration financial hurdles by providing small dollar microgrants.

Student Eligibility

  • Former students with some college and no credential earned with a previous fee that are wanting to re-enroll
  • Has not been enrolled in a higher education institution within the last year
  • Otherwise exhibits readiness to enroll in a higher education institution in the Spokane region
  • Students are eligible for one Microgrant payment up to $1,000 to institutions participating in Washington state financial aid
  • Previous fees that are a result of financial aid overpayments/repayments or defaults are ineligible
  • Expenses that are not educational related are ineligible

  Types of Fees

ยท        Eligible fees include funds owed to a previous Washington state institution or necessary to enroll in the receiving Washington state institution.  Examples (not exhaustive) are included below.




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Parking fines

Library fines

Testing fees

Previous unpaid tuition

Admissions fees

Tuition deposit

Financial Aid Overpayments/repayments (federal or state)
Student Loans
Current Tuition

Collections fees and interest in excess of original principal



Please note, if educational debt exceeds the maximum award amount of $1,000, individuals are responsible for payment of any excess balance PRIOR to distribution of microgrant funds.

By submitting this form I give permission to Greater Minds to forward my information to its partner institutions for purposes of assisting with my previous financial debt payment.

I fully understand that all information given on this application and information released to Greater Minds or its partner institutions is protected by the Federal Privacy Act and, therefore will be kept confidential. Greater Minds promises it will NEVER sell or give away personal information.

I certify that all information that I have provided on this application is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge and ability.

If you have questions now or later, please contact Jodi Brant, Education Attainment Navigator: 509-321-3623 or