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 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 on campus and pays $11.15 per hour.
  • FWSP students are exempt from FICA taxes. 
    • At $11.15 per hour, without FICA taxes it's the equivalent of a $12.07 per hour rate!
  • 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.


How do I apply?

  • Complete a FAFSA Application (with SCC's school code: 017027).
  • Complete a FWSP application at
    • Use the filter menu to select 'Student' employment type.
  • 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


2022 Spring, 2022 Summer



2022 Fall, 2023 Spring, 2023 Summer


How do I qualify?

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

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