Financial Aid

How to Apply for Work-Study

Step 1 - File the FAFSA

You must complete the FAFSA and your Student Aid Report (SAR) must be completely processed by the SCC Financial Aid Office (you may be required to submit other requested documentation).

Step 2 - Complete a Work-Study Application

Click here to complete the Work-Study application.

Note: Completing the work-study application does not guarantee a position in the work-study program. Positions are limited.  Visit our SCC Job Board for information on our available positions.

Student Eligibility Requirements

To receive aid from any of the federal and state student aid programs at SCC, students must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have financial need, except for some loans (Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans) -Financial need is documented through the submission of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the receipt of a valid Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • Have a high school/adult high school diploma or a GED Certificate
  • Be accepted for enrollment in an eligible program of study at SCC and working toward a degree/certificate/diploma
  • Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
  • Have a valid Social Security Number
  • Meet and maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress standards set by SCC
  • Not be in default on a federal student loan
  • Do not owe money on a federal student grant
  • Meet Selective Service requirement as specified by federal regulations
  • Meet federal eligibility requirements regarding drug-related convictions
  • Not receive financial aid at two schools during the same semester
  • Meet minimum enrollment (credit hour) levels as specified for each aid program
Work-study awards are made on a first-come/first-serve basis to students who have requested work-study and have met all requirements. Eligible students will be awarded work-study and notified by the Financial Aid Office. The largest work study award at SCC is given for fifteen hours of work per week during the Fall and Spring semesters. Smaller awards may be given, depending on the needs of the student and job requirements. Work-study funds are often not available in the Summer. College work-study students will be paid a minimum of $9 per hour.