Work-Study Program

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A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be filed to determine your eligibility. Use SCC's school code – 017027.

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Federal Work-Study Program (FWSP)

The Federal Work-Study Program provides need-based campus and community service employment opportunities for eligible students.

What are the benefits?

  • Work schedules are flexible around class schedules
  • Great professional work experience for your resume!
  • Most employment is conveniently located on campus
  • Community tutoring opportunities are available at local elementary schools
  • The rate of pay for the 2023-2024 academic year is $15 per hour
  • FWSP students are exempt from FICA taxes 
  • You can work up to 19 hours a week while college is in session and as many as 29 hours per week when not in session



  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (such as a permanent resident)
  • Complete a FAFSA
  • Have unmet financial need based on FAFSA results (Cost of Attendance – EFC = Unmet Need)
  • Be degree seeking at SCC in an eligible degree program
  • Be enrolled half-time (at least 6 credit hours) during the semester in which you are applying
  • Be in good academic standing

The total work-study award a student is eligible to receive will be calculated by the Financial Aid Department based on the information from your FAFSA and other funds awarded for a given semester. Have more questions? Contact Abby Vernon at

How do I apply?

  • Complete a FAFSA Application (with SCC's school code: 017027).
  • Complete a FWSP application at the Student Job Board.
    • Select "Federal Work Study Job Openings".
    • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Full Job Description" to view positions.
    • Return to the web page and click "Apply for this Position".  Select positions within the application.
  • Once you are hired, tax forms (including a W-4) will need to be completed in the Human Resources Department.

Which FAFSA do I complete?

FAFSA Application 

Enrollment Term

Tax Year


2023 Fall, 2024 Spring, 2024 Summer


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