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Workforce Development
LWTech.edu/WFD
West Building, W207
(425) 739-8339
Many programs exist to help you go from college to work. Workforce Development has tuition and book funding, as well as individualized academic and career advising support for eligible students. Visit West Building, W207 for more information.
Basic Food, Employment & Training (BFET) program
LWTech.edu/BFET
West Building, W207
(425) 576-5811
The Basic Food, Employment & Training (BFET) program is a federally funded program designed to support students who are receiving federal food assistance, or food stamps. Students in the BFET program may receive:
• Funding for books & supplies, up to $250 per quarter; funding for tuition may be available on a limited basis
• Childcare assistance through Working Connections Childcare (DSHS)
• Career and educational advising and planning
• Clothing vouchers through YWCA
• Eligibility for food stamps if previously denied
• Support in navigating DSHS services Eligibility guidelines to receive the grant include:
• Must be receiving or eligible to receive federal Basic Food Assistance
• Cannot be receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
• Must have a complete 2021-22 FAFSA/WASFA
• 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 www.washingtonconnection.org.
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
     




































































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