Recognizing that Washington state experiences low participation rates at the upper-division level within postsecondary education, the legislature has authorized the educational opportunity grant program.
The purpose of the educational opportunity grant program is to serve eligible placebound financially needy Washington residents who have completed an associate of arts or associate of science degree, or the equivalent, enabling them to participate in and complete upper-division study at eligible institutions approved for participation by the higher education coordinating board.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.240 and .370 [28B.80.240 and28B.80.370 ] and 28B.101.030. 03-20-047, § 250-70-010, filed 9/25/03, effective 10/26/03. Statutory Authority: 1990 c 288. 90-16-023, § 250-70-010, filed 7/20/90, effective 8/20/90.]