Financial Aid

Helping you finance your education

Financial Aid

Helping you finance your education

Financial Aid

Helping you finance your education

Check Your Financial Aid Status Here!

FAFSA Applicants: Your Username is your Social Security Number

WASFA Applicants: Your Username is your 9-digit WASFA User ID.

Your Password is your six-digit Date of Birth (mmddyy)

Work Study Jobs

Click here for a list of available on-campus work study jobs and view instructions for how to apply with each department.

WorkForce Grant Funding

WorkForce Grants offers scholarships, resources, and support for your training and education, including Professional Technical training and Pre-College Skills (High School Diploma, GED, Basic Skills or ESL). Each funding program has different criteria to qualify but we’ve made it easy for you to apply for them all with just one application.

After the application is complete, it can be submitted via one of the below methods. Please submit any supporting documentation (listed on the application) along with your application. Application Submission Methods

Download the WorkForce Grants Application

WorkForce Grant Programs

Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET)

Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET) provides educational training for low-income students receiving federally-issued Basic Food Assistance access college, BFET students can receive funding to pursue professional/technical pathways, basic education and gain employment. BFET assists with tuition, fees, books and other educational expenses. Childcare referrals through Working Childcare Connections and Basic Food referrals are available to BFET eligible students. For specific questions, please contact: Maria Galindo 360.416.7948 [email protected]

Opportunity Grant (OG)

Opportunity Grant (OG) serves low-income adults at or below 200% of the federal poverty level who are pursuing one of the following technical educational pathways: Allied Health, Nursing, Office Technology, Business Management, Manufacturing, Welding, Early Childhood Education, Marine Technology and Automotive. Opportunity Grant can fund up to 45 credits of college tuition and fees, up to $1,000 per year toward the cost of books and supplies, and other educational expenses. For specific questions, please contact: Maria Galindo 360.416.7948 [email protected]

WorkFirst (WF)

The WorkFirst (WF) grant can fund tuition, books and fees for Professional Technical Educational programs for students receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance. To receive funding as a WF student, the student must have a referral to SVC from their DSHS WorkFirst case manager.

For specific questions, please contact:
Becky Wood
360.416.3982
[email protected]

Alana Quigley
360.416.7938
[email protected]

Worker Retraining (WRT)

Worker Retraining (WRT) can provide educational job training for people who wish to gain skills in a high wage, high demand field. Worker Retraining assists students who receive unemployment benefits, displaced homemakers, and self-employed now unemployed. For specific questions, please contact: Lisa Barnett 360.416.7649 [email protected]

Early Achievers (EAG)

Early Achievers (EAG) serves eligible students who are currently employed in an actively-participating Early Achievers child care facility. EAG provides 52 credits of college tuition toward ECE training and up to $1,000 per year toward the cost of books along with wrap-around student support services. For specific questions, please contact: Daisy Padilla 360.416.6540 [email protected]

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