Ability to Benefit is a Federal Student Aid program that offers an opportunity for students without a high school credential to earn both a college credential (technical diploma or associate degree) and a high school diploma or GED at the same time.
Who is eligible for Ability to Benefit?
Ability to Benefit is for students 18 years and older who:
- • Do not have a high school credential, or did not graduate from an accredited high school.
- • Want to enroll in a North Seattle College professional-technical or transfer program and want to apply for financial aid.
- • Can demonstrate “college readiness” by completing 6 credits of college-level coursework or passing a placement exam.
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please contact our Transition Specialist, Shan Lackey, at 206 934-4537, or firstname.lastname@example.org.