WIOA Title I-A & I-B Policy & Procedure Manual
Ch. 10) Youth Program

10.6 Youth Incentive Payments

10.6.1 Overview

Effective date: September 4, 2018

Local WDBs may use WIOA funds for incentive payments to in-school youth (ISY) and out-of-school youth (OSY) participants to recognize achievement of program milestones directly tied to work experience, education, or training.1 Program milestones may include but are not limited to: attaining a credential, achieving a certain grade point average, graduating from secondary school or an equivalent program, completing a work experience, entering unsubsidized employment, being accepted into a post-secondary school, and showing improvements marked by testing.2

Local WDBs may provide incentives to youth during their participation in the WIOA Youth Program and the 12-month follow-up period after program exit.3