Financial Aid

Other Assistance Programs

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SCC works with governmental agencies that provide educational benefits to students who are eligible for their programs. Information and applications are available upon request from the individual agency. Students receiving funding from these and any other third party sources must provide written authorization to the SCC Business Office at the time tuition and fees are due.
 
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 provides financial assistance to income-eligible persons enrolled in an approved curriculum. The program is administered through the North Carolina Job Link Career Centers. For more information, contact:
  •  Jackson County – Employment Security Commission 828.586.4063
  •  Macon County – Macon Program for Progress 828.369.9534
  •  Swain County – Employment Security Commission 828.488.2149
 
The North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation provides services to persons with disabilities in order to help them obtain employment. SCC is approved to provide training and education for individuals who qualify under the provisions of the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Health and Human Services. For more information, contact:
Vocational Rehabilitation Services 828.586.4032
(Jackson, Macon and Swain Counties)
 
The Cherokee Education and Training Adult Education Program administers educational assistance programs for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. For more information, contact:
828.497.7485 or www.tsalagied.com
 
The Department of Veterans Affairs provides educational benefits to eligible veterans and to eligible dependents and survivors of certain veterans. Students who believe they are eligible for veterans’ benefits should contact the SCC VA Certifying Official to receive an application for benefits and a list of requirements that they must meet. Contact:
Sayward Cabe – 828.339.4315