CCE Tuition Assistance

If you're unemployed or underemployed, you may be eligible for funds to help with Corporate & Community Education costs.

SMART Jobs is a scholarship program funded by Spartanburg County to provide intensive short-term training for dislocated workers, leading to career growth and full-time employment opportunities.

The program is also sponsored by the SC Employment Security Commission and supported by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Spartanburg County Economic Futures Group, and the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce.


Qualifications to Participate in Smart Jobs

      • Must be a resident of Spartanburg County
      • Have a high school diploma or GED
      • Be unemployed or underemployed (less than 30 hours/week)
      • Eligible for rehire from most recent employment if unemployed
      • Be seeking training to lead to full-time employment


Training Options

      • BLS (Basic Life Support) Training
      • Healthcare programs
      • Manufacturing/industrial
      • Construction
      • Additional training options may be available based on individual need.


SMART Jobs offices are located at SCC's Giles campus in the P. Dan Hull Bldg. E-1. Visit on the web at or call at (864) 592-4953.


The SNAP Employment and Training Program helps SNAP participants gain skills, training, or work experience to increase their ability to obtain regular employment that leads to economic self-sufficiency. Additionally, the SNAP E&T program offers a way to allow SNAP recipients to meet work requirements. For more information, call 864-592-4900.

Piedmont Community Action

300 S. Daniel Morgan Avenue
Spartanburg, SC 29306
(864) 585-8183

SC Vocational Rehabilitation

(800) 832-7256

SC Department of Social Services-Project Hope

(803) 898-7237 

SCC Scholarship

SCC scholarship funds may be available. For more information, call 864-592-4900.