How to Apply

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Status of Funding Programs:

Spring Quarter 2022: Accepting applications for currently enrolled students. Spring quarter began April 4th.

Summer Quarter 2022: Accepting applications.

Step 1: Determine if Workforce Education might be a good option for you

Workforce Education provides services to low-income individuals and dislocated workers to help them achieve their academic and career goals. We provide funding for tuition, fees, and potentially other costs like books and transportation for eligible students in approved programs of study.

To see if you pre-qualify for our services, review our “Do I Qualify for Workforce Education?” flyer; take a brief survey at; or learn more about a specific program and its eligibility criteria at the links below:

If you have questions, please contact us:

In-Person: Workforce Education Office, Room U-212
Phone: (425) 564-4054

Step 2: Attend a Workforce Education Online Information Session

Attend an online information session. Please do not skip this, as it covers important information and will answer frequently asked questions. There are two options:


Step 3: Submit the Forms

Fill out two formsWE Intake Eligibility Application and WE Individual Employment Plan.

  • TIP #1: Download the forms and save to your computer. Then open the documents in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Here is a tip sheet.
  • TIP #2: On the Eligibility Application, leave the Social Security Number field blank for now.

The forms may be completed and signed electronically or printed and scanned. 

Submit both forms to If the “Submit” button on the form doesn’t work, you can attach your completed files to an email or upload them using our Upload Documents page. If you have trouble completing the forms, please contact us so we can help you problem-solve.

Step 4: Initial Intake Appointment with Advisor

Wait for a call from Workforce Education staff to set up an initial intake appointment. Options for remote appointments include phone, Microsoft Teams, or Zoom; in-person appointments are available upon request.

Last Updated May 17, 2022