Passport to College

Through the Passport to College Promise Scholarship program, students receive a scholarship that assists with the cost of attending college (tuition, fees, books, housing, transportation, and some personal expenses), and specialized support services from a college staff member.

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Promise Scholarship

Passport to College Promise Scholarship for Former Foster Youth

Eligible students may receive up to $1,500 per quarter in financial assistance. Passport students also may opt-in for personalized help and support services from the College Success Foundation.

Passport serves former foster youth who:
  • Spend at least one year in foster care in Washington state after their 16th birthday

  • Emancipate from care on or after January 1, 2007

  • Enroll at least half-time in an eligible college by their 22nd birthday

  • Maintain Washington residency

  • Be working toward earning their first degree or certificate

To apply, complete the Passport Consent Form and send to:
Washington Student Achievement Council
Passport for Foster Youth Promise Program
PO Box 43430
Olympia, WA 98504-3430
Fax: 360.704.6246

If approved for Passport, students must notify the Passport Coordinator at BTC of their eligibility.

BTC Passport Coordinator:
Meghan Lippert

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Hours & Contacts

Regular Hours

Mon to Thu: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Friday

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