The federally funded Basic Food Employment and Training (BFET) program provides assistance to students receiving food stamps at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. This program helps students reach their educational and career goals so they no longer require assistance from Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
Through participation in BFET, students may be eligible for:
Please note that the Lake Washington Institute of Technology BFET program does not provide tuition assistance. The primary way students pay for school is through FAFSA.
You may be eligible to participate in the BFET program if:
Take the Start Next Quarter survey to find out if you pre-qualify for the BFET program and other Workforce Development
assistance programs. At the end of this survey, you will be asked to sign-up for a
Workforce Development Orientation session.
The BFET program and other Workforce Development support programs hold a weekly Workforce Development Orientation. At this orientation, you will learn about the college, campus resources, and the Workforce Development assistance programs you may be eligible for.
All interested students have to complete the steps to apply for the BFET program:
Please note the BFET program has a waitlist at certain times throughout each quarter. Students are taken off of the waitlist on a quarterly basis.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.