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2017 – 2018 LWTech Student Handbook
 Eligibility for food stamps if previously denied
Eligibility guidelines to receive the grant include:
 Must be receiving or eligible to receive federal food stamps
 Cannot be receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
 Must have a complete 2017-18 FAFSA
 Must be enrolled in a professional-technical program (not a transfer or Bachelor program ) or basic skills classes like GED, HS21+, ESL or ABED
 Must be committed to getting a job upon program completion
Employment Resource Center West Building, W207
(425) 793-8113
The Employment Resource Center (ERC) offers career exploration and job search assistance to students, alumni, and community members. In addition to the ERC staff, there are representatives from community-based organizations that assist students with job search and training opportunities. Whether students are looking for a first job, needing a part time job while attending school, or are ready to start a career after graduation, the ERC focuses on providing tools needed to reach employment goals. Services include:
 Career Services Online – Search for current job postings related to a program of study, post a resume and apply to jobs online; to register go to
 Job search information and resources at the ERC website
 Job search resources and assistance by appointment
 Resume, interview, and networking assistance
 Career exploration workshops and resources
 Labor market information
 Information on local job fairs and hiring events
 On-campus employer recruiting opportunities
 Computer, fax, copy machine and phone are available to assist in job searches
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 2017-18 FAFSA and 2017-18 income guidelines
 Washington state resident for at least 1 year
 Must be enrolled in Business Technology, Accounting, Healthcare or IBEST programs

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