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 – $1,915 ($22,980 a year)
    • 2 person family – $2,585 ($31,020 a year)
    • 3 person family – $3,255 ($39,060 a year)
    • 4 person family – $3,925 ($47,100 a year)
    • 5 person family – $4,595 ($55,140 a year)
    • 6 person family – $5,265 ($63,180 a year)
    • 7 person family – $5,935 ($71,220 a year)
    • 8 person family – $6,605 ($79,260 a year)
    • For each additional person add $670 a month, or $8,040 a year

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