Basic Food Employment & Training Program (BFET)

The Basic Food, Employment & Training (BFET) program provides funding assistance for education, work training, and related support services at South Seattle College to eligible individuals currently receiving Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) federally-issued Basic Food Benefits (SNAP).

BFET services may include:

  • Tuition assistance
  • Required textbooks and supplies for classes
  • Transportation (such as bus pass)
  • Educational planning and advising

Do I qualify?

Student eligibility requirements to receive BFET assistance are as follows:

  • Must currently be receiving federally-issued DSHS Basic Food Assistance (SNAP).
  • Cannot be receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance from DSHS.
  • Must be enrolled in an approved college–credit professional–technical program. Transfer Degree programs are not eligible.
  • Must apply for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA).