Opportunity Grant

The Opportunity Grant Program (OPG) is intended to assist low-income students enrolled in high-wage, high-demand career pathways. All pathways approved under the OPG provide a minimum beginning wage of $13.00 per hour.

Am I Eligible?

To determine if you are eligible for Opportunity Grant, you can take our brief survey. In general, you:

  • Must be pursuing an approved pathway
  • Be a Washington State resident for 1 year
  • Meet the income guidelines. 
  • Fill out the common application.

Approved Pathways

  • Accounting
  • Automotive
  • Carpentry
  • Commercial Transportation and Maintenance (CTM)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Diesel
  • Nursing (Must be accepted into the Nursing program)
  • Welding

Income Requirements

 Family Size Yearly Gross Income Limit
 1 $24,280
 2 $32,920
 3 $41,560
 4 $50,200
 5 $58,840
 6 $67,480
7 $76,120
8 $84,760