Mission Statement

The mission of the Washington Financial Aid Association is to effectively serve the interests and needs of its membership and constituents through the coordination of financial aid information, programs and activities.

  • Promote the professional preparation, effectiveness and recognition of student financial aid personnel in post-secondary institutions and other public and private organizations concerned with the support, development and administration of student financial aid programs.
  • Provide conferences, workshops, research and other related activities relevant to financial aid.
  • Coordinate broad representative responses to legislative issues and proposed legislation affecting financial aid and related concerns.
  • Facilitate communication among those interested in student financial aid.
  • Promote educational opportunities for all, but focus upon under-represented and economically disadvantaged groups through various means including early awareness and scholarships.
  • Utilize resources in a manner relevant to the mission and objectives of the association while remaining fiscally responsible.