Passport to College Promise Program

Passport to College Promise

The state of Washington has created the Passport to College Promise for those who have aged out of the foster care system and are youth under the age of 22.  As of 2019, unaccompanied homeless youth--per financial aid qualification--may be eligible for this program as well. This program is designed to encourage you to prepare for and succeed in college.

You may be eligible to receive the following:

The Washington Student Achievement Council (WASC) will determine eligibility for this funding source.

For more information, please contact the Passport to College Office at 360-992-2039, or visit:

Education & Training Voucher Program

The Education & Training Voucher Program (ETV) is a national program for youth who qualify and are likely to age out of the foster care system.

ETV offers financial help to current and former foster youth to attend colleges, universities, vocational or technical programs. The ETV program helps students in their own efforts to secure financial aid to enroll in postsecondary programs.

The ETV program has up to $5,000 in funds available to eligible students. ETV awards can help fund tuition, fees, books, housing, transportation and other school-related costs.

For more information, please contact Lora Jenkins at 360-992-2039 or or visit:

Washington State Governors' Scholarship

The Washington State Governors' Scholarship for Foster Youth was established to assist Washington youth who will emancipate from state or federally recognized foster, group or kinship care to enroll in and complete degrees or certificates at eligible colleges in Washington. The College Success Foundation manages the Governors' Scholarship program.

For more information, please contact the Scholarships Office at 360-992-2582 or

Connect with the Passport to College Office:

Virtual: Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Gaiser Hall #215: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Call: 360-992-2039


Apply for Passport to College here: Workforce Education Services Application

After you have completed the application, schedule a virtual or in-person intake appointment with Lora Jenkins.