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Workforce Education
Opportunity Grant

Program Specialist
Misti Uptain
(206) 934-6054
misti.uptain@seattlecolleges.edu

The Opportunity Grant Scholarship (OG) provides education grants for low-income students who have not yet earned a degree and are studying an eligible program. OG provides up to 45 credits of tuition and $1000 per year for books.

Eligibility (must meet all of the following)

  • • Washington state resident
  • • No prior degree (A.A. or higher)
  • • Enroll in an approved pathway of study: Accounting, Allied Health AAS, General Business AAS or AAS-T, Early Childhood Education (ECE), I-BEST (Integrated Basic Education Skills and Training (Accounting, ECE, Electronics, IT NAC, Phlebotomy), Medical Assisting, Nursing Assistant-Certified (NAC), Nursing Pre-requisites, or Pharmacy Technician
  • • Have financial need, based on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid); must apply before second quarter in OG
  • • Family income below 200 percent of the federal poverty level (below)
  • • Demonstrated satisfactory academic progress (2.5 or higher)

Family Size   


   

Gross Monthly Income

1 person family

 

$2,010 or less

2 person family

 

$2,707 or less

3 person family

 

$3,403 or less

4 person family

 

$4,100 or less

5 person family

 

$4,797 or less

6 person family

 

$5,493 or less

7 person family

 

$6,190 or less

8 person family

 

$6,886 or less

For each additional person              

 

add $696

Take the Start Next Quarter survey to find out if you pre-qualify for the Opportunity Grant and the other Workforce Education tuition assistance programs. 

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