Who Qualifies

To be considered for eligibility for the Opportunity Grant you must:

  • Have been a Washington State resident for the past year (residency status “1” on BC Admissions screen)
  • Do not already have a Bachelor’s degree
  • Enroll or already be enrolled in one of the Opportunity Grant approved professional/ technical programs
  • You must be within the following income guidelines:
    • 1 person family – $1,945 ($23,340 a year)
    • 2 person family – $2,622 ($31,464 a year)
    • 3 person family – $3,298 ($39,576 a year)
    • 4 person family – $3,975 ($47,700 a year)
    • 5 person family – $4,652 ($55,824 a year)
    • 6 person family – $5,329 ($63,948 a year)
    • 7 person family – $6,006 ($72,072 a year)
    • 8 person family – $6,683 ($80,196 a year)
    • For each additional person add $677 a month, or $8,124 a year

For more information on how our funding model works, see our 2013 – 2014 Opportunity Grant Funding Model Pamphlet (PDF)