Financial Assistance for Workforce Education
Our funding programs could help you pay for your education as you pursue any of our several Professional/Technical degrees and certificates. Read more about eligibility criteria and types of assistance below, then sign up for one of our Funding Orientations at Start Next Quarter to start your education path today.
Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET) Program: Provides assistance with education costs (including childcare assistance from DSHS) to eligible students receiving DSHS Basic Food Assistance.
Opportunity Grant Program: Provides assistance with education costs to eligible low-income students who are enrolled in one of the following programs: Automotive, Accounting, Clean Energy Technology and Entrepreneurship, Health Information & Informatics Management, Manufacturing, Nursing Assistant Certified, and Visual Communication Technology.
Worker Retraining Program: Assistance to eligible students who: are collecting unemployment benefits or have exhausted them within the past 24 months, have received a lay-off notice, were formerly self-employed, are a displaced homemaker, or a recently honorably discharged veteran.
Phone: 206-546-6957 or 206-546-5882
WorkFirst Program: Provides assistance with education costs to eligible low-income parents receiving TANF cash assistance from DSHS.
Additional Sources of Financial Assistance
Many other types of financial assistance are available both on campus and off campus.