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• Must be enrolled in a professional-technical or transfer program (not a Bachelor program) or basic skills classes like GED, HS+, ESL or BEdA
• Must be committed to getting a job upon program completion
NOTE: Federal Basic Food Assistance is a form of financial support that many students may be eligible for. Once receiving this assistance, students are then eligible for BFET. To see if you qualify and to apply for Federal Basic Food Assistance, go to
Opportunity Grant Scholarship
West Building, W207
(425) 739-8100 x 8448
The Opportunity Grant (OG) Scholarship is designed to help low-income students in high demand pathways to reach their educational and employment goals. Students in the OG program may receive:
• Tuition and fees for up to 45 credits or up to 3 years; whichever comes first • Up to $1000 per academic year for books and related supplies
• Support services, academic advising, and career planning
• Job search assistance and resources
• Clothing vouchers through YWCA Eligibility guidelines to receive the grant include:
• Low income, determined by the 2021-22 FAFSA and 2021-22 income guidelines
• Washington state resident for at least 1 year and resident status
• No prior college degree
• Must be enrolled in Business Technology, Accounting, Healthcare or Professional-
Technical IBEST programs
Worker Retraining Program
West Building, W207 (425) 739-8206
The Worker Retraining Program at LWTech provides specific services to students that meet eligibility requirements under these circumstances:
• Laid off from work – currently receiving unemployment benefits or exhausted benefits in the last 48 months
• Displaced homemakers – through divorce, separation, death, or other circumstances, you are no longer supported by the income of a partner in your home
• Self-employed and are now unemployed due to general economic conditions
• Military veterans discharged in the last 48 months or current active duty Services may include:
• Tuition and book assistance
• Educational planning
• Development of an individual training plan
• Priority Registration
• Career and job search assistance
• Assistance with CAT/TB applications and direct access to an Employment Security
West Building, W207 (425) 739-8131

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