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Federal Work Study program


The Federal Work Study - also known as FWS or Work Study - program is a federal student aid program which provides part-time jobs for eligible students. There are many opportunities for employment through FWS at SCC, including student services, bookstore, SCC Foundation and more! Since positions are limited, students should apply early. Interested students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year. For more information about the FWS program, contact Ladda Koulavongsa in SCC Financial Aid office at koulavongsal@sccsc.edu or (864) 592-4446. Download FWS application (PDF)


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You must meet the following minimum requirements for participation in the Federal College Work Study Program:

  • Complete the FAFSA to determine award eligibility
  • Complete all sections of the college work-study application (including submitting a current copy of resume)
  • Enroll in at least two curriculum courses (6-credit hrs.). Must be in good academic standing
  • Have an unmet student financial aid need as determined by your FAFSA and amount of financial aid award after you have accepted or declined your financial aid offers


Employment Disclaimer

Pursuant to section 41-1-110 of the code of laws of SC, as amended, the language used in this document does not create an employment contract between the employee and the agency. Your financial aid and enrollment eligibility are subject to verification before a job interview is scheduled. Job interviews are mandatory for placement. Background checks and completion of all HR paperwork including a W-4 and I-9 E-verification are mandatory for all new hires.

Please be aware that some positions may require completing a background check.


How to View Job Postings

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How to Submit Application

Download and complete the FWS application (PDF). When complete, print out the document, sign and date where indicated, and submit to the following location: SCC Financial Aid & Veterans Affairs Office- Dan L. Terhune Building Office 150


Questions about Work Study?

Contact Ladda Koulavongsa, Work Study Coordinator

Phone Number: (864) 592-4446; Email Address: koulavongsal@sccsc.edu ; Location-Dan Terhune Building Office 150