There are many options that exist when it comes to paying for college. Scholarships, grants, financial aid are just some of the options. On this page you can find links and resources available to current and prospective students for paying for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and more. As you explore, also be sure to learn about the cost of tuition and fees, as well as estimated cost by program here at Lake Washington Institute of Technology.
Financial aid options include FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid.
Workforce Development funding programs may provide assistance with tuition, books, advising, and individualized support services. Students must qualify for the programs to receive benefits.
LWTech Foundation offers scholarships for Fall and Spring quarters, as well as emergency grants.
As extensive scholarship directory that lists external scholarships avaiable to students. Deadlines and requirements vary.
A primary benefit of PTK membership is access to scholarships that are open only to PTK members.
Available scholarship resources for students from traditionally underrepresented and underserved backgrounds, such as students from minoritized ethnic/racial groups, students with disabilities, first-generation college students (those who are the first in their family to attend/graduate from college), undocumented students, and members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community.
Agencies such as Labor and Industries, Employment Security Department (Trade Act), and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) offer financial assistance to some students.
Sign up for the online Student Payment Plan to make monthly payments over the duration of the quarter. See below for more information.
LWTech accepts payments online via credit card, in person at the Cashier's Office on campus during normal business hours, and by mail.
The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) offers two scholarships to support Washington residents on their path to high-demand trade, health care or STEM fields. WSOS supports students with flexible financial aid funding and student support services such as mentorship, professional development and networking. WSOS helps students achieve success from their first day on campus to the launch of their professional career in Washington state.
*Hurry! The Career Technical Scholarship deadline is
October 22, 2020!
Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mon-Fri, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sat, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.