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
  • Medical Assistant
  • 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

Apply for Funding

To apply for workforce funding, please complete our Workforce Funding Application. Once you've completed the application, turn it in to the Workforce Funding and Support office in the 800 building.