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Opportunity Grants

What is an Opportunity Grant?

The Opportunity Grant program helps low-income students complete up to one year of college and a certificate in a high-wage, high-demand career.

Eligibility Guidelines

To be eligible, you must:

Services Provided

  • Funding for tuition and fees up to 45 credits (one year, full time).
  • Funding for required books and supplies up to $1,000.
  • You may also be able to get:
    • Tutoring
    • Career advising
    • College success classes
    • Emergency child care
    • Emergency transportation
    • An industry mentor, through the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board's Opportunity Partnership Program

Get Started

Contact the Opportunity Grant Coordinator at your community or technical college. The coordinator will help you apply and tell you which programs qualify.

Start Next Quarter

Find out whether you qualify for Opportunity Grant funds at Start Next Quarter. If your college is not on the list, contact the college directly.


If you have questions about financial aid, call the financial aid office at the college of your choice.

You can also contact Student Financial Assistance at the Washington Student Achievement Council at or 888-535-0747.

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