Opportunity Grant

253-589-4311 | www.cptc.edu/opportunity-grant

Clover Park Technical College’s Opportunity Grant may assist eligible students with educational expenses such as tuition, fees and books, and wrap-around support services for a maximum of 45 credits over a three-year period. Awards are based on student need and grant availability and, thus, may vary from quarter to quarter.

Eligible Opportunity Grant programs:

  • Accounting
  • Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • Avionics Technician 
  • Central Services Sterile Processing 
  • Computer Programming
  • Dental Assistant
  • Early Care & Education
  • Electric Low Voltage Fire/Security
  • Environmental Sciences & Technology
  • Esthetics Sciences
  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Heating & Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Service Technician
  • I-BEST Programs
  • Mechatronics
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Histology Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Network Operations & System Security
  • Nondestructive Testing
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Surgical Technology
  • Welding Technology

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) OR the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA); demonstrate unmet financial need.
  • Be a Washington State resident.
  • Be admitted into one of the eligible OG program pathways.
  • Make satisfactory academic progress and maintain a cumulative 2.0 grade point average. (Students must not be in financial aid suspension or in student loan default.)
  • Meet family low-income guidelines.

For more information, please call or visit the Workforce Development Eligibility Office during hours of operation.