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WGA Application Form (FOR TESTING)

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM INFORMATION



This is the name of your WA state registered apprenticeship program.

This is the specialty craft or trade program pathway that you are on within your apprenticeship.




APPLICANT INFORMATION
















NOTE*
 Apprentices must be WA state residents to be eligible to receive WG-A funding. Please visit this link to learn more about the WG-A eligibility requirements.
DEMOGRAPHICS & EDUCATION
 
Responses to the "Race/Ethnicity" question will not affect your eligibility for the WG-A program & will be used for statistical data reporting purposes only.










Labor & Industries and Program Sponsor Release of Information


DEPENDENCY STATUS



Answer "Yes" if you are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces or are a National Guard or Reserves enlistee who is on active duty for other than state or training purposes.

Answer "No" if you are a National Guard or Reserve enlistee who is on active duty for other than state or training purposes. 

Answer “Yes” (you are a veteran) if you (1) have engaged in active duty (including basic training) in the U.S. Armed Forces, or are a National Guard or Reserves enlistee who was called to active duty for other than state or training purposes, or were a cadet or midshipman at one of the service academies; and (2) were released under a condition other than dishonorable. Also answer “Yes” if you are not a veteran now but will be one by June 30, 2024.

Answer “No” (you are not a veteran) if you (1) have never engaged in active duty (including basic training) in the U.S. Armed Forces; (2) are currently an ROTC student or a cadet or midshipman at a service academy; (3) are a National Guard or Reserves enlistee activated only for state or training purposes; or (4) were engaged in active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces but released under dishonorable conditions.

Also answer “No” if you are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces and will continue to serve through June 30, 2024



Answer “Yes” if at any time since you turned age 13:
  • You had no living parent, even if you are now adopted; or
  • You were in foster care, even if you are no longer in foster care today; or
  • You were a dependent or ward of the court, even if you are no longer a dependent or ward of the court today. For federal student aid purposes, someone who is incarcerated is not considered a ward of the court.
The apprenticeship sponsor may require you to provide proof that you were in foster care or a dependent or ward of the court. 

Answer "Yes" if you are now an adult but were in legal guardianship or were an emancipated minor immediately before you reached the age of 18.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Answer "No" if the court papers say "custody" rather than "guardianship".

Answer "Yes" if your situation was determined by a) your high school or district homeless liaison, b)the director of an emergency shelter or transitional housing program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or c) the director of a runaway or homeless youth basic center or transitional living program. 

Certain circumstances such as being a victim of human trafficking, having legal granted refugee or asylum status, or parental abandonment or estrangement or incarceration may allow you to submit your application without providing parental information.
Not all situations are considered a special circumstance. The following situations do not qualify as unusual circumstance:
  • You do not live with your parent(s), or your parent(s) do not want to provide their information on your application
  • Your parents do not provide you with financial support or refuse to contribute to your program expenses
  • Your parents do not claim you as a dependent on their income tax return





FINANCIAL & HOUSEHOLD INFORMATION (DEPENDENT)

Based on your responses from previous page, you are considered a dependent:
  • Please provide your parent's household information (which includes you - even if you no longer live with them) and your parent's income information.
  • If your parents were Never Married (and not living together), Divorced, or Separated, provide information for the parent you lived with most during last 12 months, or during the most recent year that you received support from a parent.
  • For financial aid purposes, a married couple is considered legally separated by a state or if the couple is legally married but has chosen to live separate lives, including living in separate households, as though they weren’t married. If your parents are separated but living together, select “Married/Remarried,” not “Separated.”








FINANCIAL & HOUSEHOLD INFORMATION (INDEPENDENT)

Based on your responses from a previous page, you are considered an independent:
  • Please provide information for your household, including yourself, spouse (if married or remarried), and those that you provide more than half of their support for.
  • For financial aid purposes, a married couple is considered legally separated by a state or if the couple is legally married but has chosen to live separate lives, including living in separate households, as though they weren’t married. If you and your spouse are separated but living together, select “Married/Remarried,” not “Separated.”
















CERTIFICATION AND SIGNATURES




Washington State Higher Education Residency Affidavit


People who are eligible to sign this affidavit pay in-state (resident) tuition and fees. They also meet residency requirements for state financial aid programs.
Check your school’s residency website or contact the residency office for submission instructions. For private institutions, check your school’s financial aid website or contact the financial aid office. 

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this affidavit, you must:
  • Earn a high school diploma, GED, or diploma equivalent before your first term at the college determining residency, and
  • Maintain a primary residence in Washington for at least 12 consecutive months immediately before your first term at the college determining residency. The Washington residence must be for purposes other than college. If you take any courses at another Washington college during the prior 12 months, you cannot have taken more than six credits in any given term. If you exceed that limit you must prove that you have a Washington residence for non-college reasons.
Certification

If you meet the eligibility requirements above, you must also sign this affidavit to qualify for residency. The affidavit is a promise between you and the institution determining residency. Please certify the following statement by signing below.